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Book Club for Adventurous Readers: Swallows and Amazons

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Kendra Fletcher
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4 weeks of book club adventure and imagination with literary siblings who set sail in Swallows and Amazons! #academic

Class Experience

US Grade 3 - 6
4 lessons//4 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
First Day Adventure in Learning and Class Discussion
During the first live meeting, I will be introducing you to the author and the book, focusing on culture, history, and the geography covered in the story. You don't need to have any of 𝘚𝘸𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘰𝘸𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘈𝘮𝘢𝘻𝘰𝘯𝘴 read yet, but feel free to start it if you like.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Discussing Chapters 1-10
During the live meeting, we will discuss Chapters 1-10 using conversational Socratic method. We will also discuss the week’s exciting projectsand vocabulary!
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Discussing Chapters 11-20
During the live meeting, we will discuss Chapters 11-20 using conversational Socratic method. We will also discuss the week’s exciting flag project!
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Discussing Chapters 21-31
During the live meeting, we will discuss Chapters 21-31 using conversational Socratic method. We will also discuss the week’s exciting origami project!
This class is taught in English.
  • Literature analysis, vocabulary reinforcement, study skills, keeping to an assigned reading schedule, and social skills.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Homework
Frequency: available upon request
Feedback: available upon request
Details: The only required homework is to read the chapters assigned each week. We will do creative projects to share with each other in our "bring and brag" portion of each class.
I will be supplying handouts to print at home, and all crafts will use materials you likely already have on hand, such as pens, paper, glue, and scissors. 
You will need a copy of 𝑺𝒘𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒐𝒘𝒔 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑨𝒎𝒂𝒛𝒐𝒏𝒔, by Arthur Ransome. 
Joined April, 2019
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502reviews
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in Music or Theatre or Arts from University of the Pacific
What happens when a learner is given the time and space to soak in a story and allow it to change their life? “Aha!” moments are my goal, and it’s why I adore leading worthwhile discussions about classic books. What good is it if we require a teen... 
Group Class

$69

for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
45 min

Completed by 12 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-13
1-8 learners per class

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