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Beyond the Book! Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Small group and independent reading of Wishtree by Katherine Applegate, with a focus on the theme of kindness and friendship while strengthening comprehension skills.
Caryn Azer - Alphabetic Principles
103 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 14 learners
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year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


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$10 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 7 weeks
40 minutes per class
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Class Experience

Learners will be able to strengthen comprehension using various strategies, such as visualization, making predictions, making connections, character development, vocabulary, and problems/solutions that arise as we read. 

Learners will be able to build teamwork and social skills. 

Learners will be able to develop or further develop oral language skills. 
Weekly Homework: Students will be assigned a portion of the book to read independently each week, along with assigned short answer questions/journal writing. 

Final Activity/Project: Students will write a paragraph focusing on the theme of kindness and friendship while making connections. Students will also create a Wishtree of their own. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
Wishtree by Katherine Applegate Journal/notebook Materials to create a Wishtree
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will be assessed on their understanding of Wishtree through their in-class responses, written homework assignments, and games. 
40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.


Caryn Azer - Alphabetic Principles
Lives in the United States
Early Childhood/Elementary Education/Orton-Gillingham Practitioner, Dyscalculia Intervention (all ages)
103 total reviews
714 completed classes

About Me

My name is Caryn. I’m an early childhood educator. I have Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and my Professional License for teaching pre-school through third grade. I have 28 years experience as an educator. I have taught kindergarten, as well as... 
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