Book Links - Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli , a Thought-Provoking Powerful Novel
In this book club, learners focus on this thought-provoking, creatively written tale of conformity, pressure, standing out, and the power of being yourself portrayed w/ deep & layered characters in a high school setting w/ strong decisions.
539 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 32 learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 2 weeks
55 minutes per class
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In this discussion based class, readers will delve deeply into main conflicts, deeply embedded themes and decisions when faced with the power of standing out from a crowd and the dilemmas that characters in novels and people in real life settings face. The themes in this novel transpose strongly into situations that learners have or will face and makes for outstanding discussions. This novel presents excellent opportunities for content comprehension along with fact and opinion discussions...
Students will improve their understanding of strong characters, moral dilemmas of peer pressure, fitting in, and the power of fitting out to be yourself along with rising action, conflict, theme development, strong decision-making and figurative language. Vocabulary development and comprehension work are always key parts of my book clubs.
Prior to class number one please read to the end of chapter 16, page 84 For the last class please read to the conclusion of the novel.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Mike PThird fifth sixth grade teacher
539 total reviews
748 completed classes
There is nothing more exciting than when you see a student think deeply, question ideas, share a knew thought, or explore the meaning of the character’s action/ decision or a quote or a purpose the author had when writing a novel. Helping...