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Adventures in Reading: Middle Grades Book Club

Christine- Little Reading Coach
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(5)
In this ongoing class, students read and discuss middle grades books focusing on reading comprehension, vocabulary, plot, characters, important quotes and more!

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 6
Students will improve their reading comprehension skills by answering questions and participating in discussions.
Students will gain knowledge of new vocabulary words by defining unknown words and participating in discussions. 
Students will learn/review plot elements (exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution) by participating in discussions. 
Students will analyze text evidence for characterization, and theme by participating in a discussion. 
I am a certified English teacher and Reading Specialist with 15 years of teaching experience. 
Homework Offered
Students are expected to read the assigned chapters, complete reading comprehension questions and vocabulary. The number of pagers varies based on the book. The homework should take about 2 hours to complete each week, depending on the reader. **Please contact the instructor for accommodations :).
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Each class students will play Blooket to check reading comprehension. Instructor will reach out if scores are below 70%.
Grades Offered
Grades offered upon request. Please reach out to the instructor for more information :).
Reading comprehension questions and vocabulary keys are provided after each class. 
Pre-reading videos are available for each reading assignment.
Message instructor for specialized accommodations :)
 2 files available upon enrollment
Students should have a copy of the book with them at home. These books can be found at the local library and online. Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau Among the Hidden by Margaret Haddix Number the Stars by Lois Lowry Frindle by Andrew Clements Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Jester The instructor will be supplying background information videos, reading comprehension questions, and vocabulary graphic organizers.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Fantastic Mr. Fox mentions killing animals. 
Among the Hidden included population control. 
Number the Stars is about WWII and discusses Nazi occupied Denmark. No concentration camps are mentioned. 
Harry Potter includes magic.

Blooket does not require an account to use. 
Blooket will be used. Students don't need an account to play. 
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(5)
Hi everyone! 

I teach mostly middle grades (4-8) reading and writing classes, including ones for learners with dyslexia and dysgraphia. 

I’m a certified English teacher and Reading Specialist with over fifteen years of teaching experience... 
Group Class


1x per week
50 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 10-12
2-6 learners per class

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