Book Club-Front Desk by Kelly Yang- Incredible Novel, Multiple Awards Winner

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(11)
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In this three-session book club, learners focus on the actions of powerful characters, in this realistic fiction, who persevere with courage, kindness, and determination to make a better future in this multicultural plot. #academic
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(587)
year old learners
learners per class


Charged upfront
$21 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 3 weeks
55 minutes per class

Available times

Table of available sections

Class Experience

US Grade 4 - 7
This class is taught in English.
Students will improve their understanding of themes, figurative language, vocabulary development, character quirks / descriptions/ motives, and decisions which impact the character and those around him / her.  Students will grow in their understanding of lives of immigrants who faced many of the situations that the main characters do, as this book is based on the life of the author.  Learners practice discussion skills and will enjoy the lively, encouraging, in-depth class which will also mix in humor and connections learners make to the events in the novel.
For the first meeting, please read up to page 100, end of chapter 21.
For the second meeting, please read up to page 197, end of chapter 46
For the third meeting, please complete the novel

The novel Front Desk by Kelly Yang
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Meet the teacher

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(587)
There is nothing more exciting than when you see a student think deeply, question ideas, share a new thought, or explore character’s actions/ decisions or a quote  or a purpose the author had when writing a novel and then connect the information... 
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