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Book Club: Eugenia and the Unexpected Package by Kate Dicamillo (Book 4)

This book is a fun spin-off series featuring Eugenia, Baby Lincoln, and other characters from Kate DiCamillo’s Mercy Watson Series. This will be a fun book club for your child and a great way to sharpen their reading comprehension skills.
Tristan, M.Ed. Reading/ Author
319 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 5 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
30 minutes
per class
3x per week
over 1 week
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Predict story events.
Engage in learning dialogues with the teacher and peers.
Search the text to select appropriate information when answering questions.
Practice using story clues and prior knowledge (schema) to make inferences about the story. 
Practice using context clues to discover the meaning of unknown words.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings).
Make connections
Explore themes
Engage in critical discussion of shared texts.
Read for the sheer joy of it, learning to value one another as readers and learners.
Kate DiCamillo is one of my favorite authors. When I taught in the classroom, I always used Kate DiCamillo’s books to read aloud to my students because she does a great job of helping readers to learn important life lessons and think deeply. I also have a Masters in Reading, and it is my goal to help your child think deeper about the texts that they read. It would be my pleasure to share this amazing book series with your child.
Reading Schedule: (Please do not read ahead of our schedule so that we can all enjoy the story together.)
Before our first meeting read chapters 1-3
Before our second meeting read chapters 4-6 and answer journal activities #1 and #2.
Before our third meeting read chapters 7-8 + coda and answer journal activity #3.
**A PDF file of journal discussion activities and schedule will be attached to the classroom after our first meeting. Please print or use a separate sheet of paper to write your answers down. We will share our answers with the group.
**Learners will need a copy of the book Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package by Kate DiCamillo. Ideas for finding the book include Amazon, Walmart, Target, libraries, audio, or used book store. All other materials will be provided in the Outschool classroom.

**A PDF file of journal discussion activities will be attached to the classroom after our first meeting. Please print or use a separate sheet of paper to write answers down. We will share our answers with the group.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.


Tristan, M.Ed. Reading/ Author
Lives in the United States
“Reading can take you places you have never been before.”
319 total reviews
275 completed classes

About Me

Hello! Thank you for stopping by my page! My name is Tristan, and I am looking forward to sharing my passion for teaching reading with you. 

I am a licensed elementary teacher in the state of Tennessee, with B.A in Early Childhood Education and... 
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