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Book Club: The Toll (Scythe Book 3)

Class
Sara Gatilogo
Average rating:
5.0
Number of reviews:
(135)
In this five week course, students will participate in engaging discussion to sharpen their literacy skills. Neal Shusterman's third and final installment in the Arc of a Scythe series is a thrilling read that's sure to capture any reader.

Class experience

US Grade 7 - 10
5 lessons//5 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Lesson 1: Chapters 1-11
Discussion will focus on setting.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Lesson 2: Chapters 12-21
Discussion will focus on character development.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Lesson 3: Chapters 22-31
Discussion will focus on the theme of corruption.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Lesson 4: Chapters 32-41
Focus on plot and predictions. After discussing this section, we will predict what we think will happen next.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Lesson 5: Chapters 42-end
Focus on themes developed through the story: Death gives life meaning; what makes us human; right/wrong
  • Students will sharpen their literacy skills while fostering their love of reading.
Homework Offered
Each class will require independent reading covering about 100 pages of text. This book is a real page turner, so many students may have a hard time stopping!
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Students should have read books one and two: Scythe and Thunderhead.
A copy of The Toll.
This is an adventure story with many descriptions of deaths. It is full of suspense and the themes of the meaning of life/death are mature. If you have any concerns, feel free to check out the link below to Common Sense Media or contact me with any questions.

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/book-reviews/the-toll-arc-of-a-scythe-book-3
Joined June, 2021
5.0
135reviews
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in Education
Hi!  My name is Sara Gatilogo.  I graduated from Western Carolina University with a degree in Secondary English Education. I am certified in high school English, middle grades Language Arts, and special education.  I've been an educator for 6... 
Group Class

$12

weekly or $60 for 5 classes
1x per week, 5 weeks
40 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 12-16
2-8 learners per class

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