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Book Club: The Tiger Rising by Kate Dicamillo

In this book club, learners will read and discuss The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo! This will be a fun book club for your learner and a great way to strengthen their reading comprehension skills.
Tristan - Book Clubs/Reading Comprehension
344 total reviews for this teacher
38 reviews for this class
Completed by 121 learners
Class
40 minutes
per class
5x per week
over 1 week
9-12
year olds
1-9
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course 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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Description

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).
Engage in critical discussion of shared texts.
Read for the sheer joy of it, learning to value one another as readers and learners.
Kate Kate DiCamillo is one of my favorite authors. I love teaching with her books because she does a great job of helping the reader to learn important life lessons.
Reading Schedule: (Please do not read ahead of our schedule so that we can all enjoy the story together.)
Prior to our meeting Monday read chapters 1-6
Prior to our meeting Tuesday read chapters 7-12 and answer the journal question 
Prior to our meeting Wednesday read chapters 13-18 and answer the journal question
Prior to our meeting Thursday read chapters 19-24 and answer the journal question
Prior to our meeting Friday read chapters 25-30 and answer the journal question

**PDF file of journal discussion questions and schedule will be attached to the classroom after our first meeting. Please print or use separate paper to write answers down. We will share our answers with the group.
Learners will need a copy of the book The Tiger Rising 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. **PDF file of journal discussion questions will be attached to the classroom after our first meeting. Please print or use separate 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.
3 hours 20 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
This story does deal with sadness, grief, and unkindness.
In chapter 19 on page 71, Mr. Beauchamp says the word, "Damn straight"
A character named Willie May smokes a cigarette throughout the story.

Teacher

Tristan - Book Clubs/Reading Comprehension
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
“Reading can take you places you have never been before.”
344 total reviews
308 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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