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Bring Your Own Book Club (Ages 8-11)

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Book Club: Heidi by Johanna Spyri

In this fun, 40-minute, five-week novel study we will be diving into Heidi, learn a little bit about Switzerland, discuss the story elements of this classic book and learn about alliteration and simile through games and activities.
Ms. Pamela - Preschool/Kindergarten/Book Clubs
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40 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 5 weeks
8-11
year olds
1-9
learners per class
per learner - per class

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Class Experience

Students will learn about the country of Switzerland
Students will learn about the author Johanna Spyri
Students will gain an understanding of the story elements and how they pertain to this classic book
Students will learn and explore what alliteration and simile is
Students will sharpen their reading comprehension skills
Students will  participate in an engaging group discussion with their peers
Students will use context clues to understand vocabulary words not known to them
Reading will be required before we meet each week. We will be reading 6 chapters at a time with the last class reading 5 chapters. Please do not read ahead so we may all enjoy the story together. 
Vocabulary journal should be kept with words not known to the student. Students should look up the words they are unfamiliar with BEFORE class as we will discuss them each week using context clues to figure out the meaning during class.
Each child must have an unabridged copy of the book Heidi by Johanna Spyri. You can download a copy of the book off the Gutenberg website and read it via Kindle or on your computer for free. A notebook to keep vocabulary words in. blank paper and something to draw such as colored pencils, markers, crayons. Your student can decide.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Ms. Pamela - Preschool/Kindergarten/Book Clubs
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Lives in the United States
Teaching has been My Superpower for over 30 years!
566 total reviews
562 completed classes

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My name is Pamela Williams, learners call me Ms. Pamela, and I love to learn new things all the time. Since starting on the Outschool platform in the Fall of 2019, I have worked with over 750 students from 23 countries. Many... 
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