Book Links- Stranded, Adventurous Captivating Novel by Ben Mikaelsen
In this 2 session class, learners will read Stranded and meet as a group in-depth discussions based on literary elements of the novel while reminding the reader, in this exciting/heartwarming story, that everybody needs a purpose!
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Completed by 14 learners
Once per week
over 2 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
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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
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In our study of the novel Stranded by Ben Mikaelsen, the learners will have in-depth conversations based on the exposition of this realistic fiction. This story, set in the Florida Keys, after the main character suffers an accident and also has worries about the possibility of her parents separating, opens with a moment of powerful excitement in which two whales are in need of saving. This action pulls the readers in and holds them through the rest of the book to see the edge of your seat...
Students will gain a stronger learning of the research that goes into creating a novel, Exposition including setting, characters, rising action, conflicts, turning points, climax, resolution, themes. Vocabulary in figurative language will also be focused upon. This book is learners a great opportunity to reflect on their own lives and the decisions characters in the novel make which can help us learn about making decisions and facing conflicts in our own lives.
Before the first meeting, please read up to page 124. For the second meeting please read to the end of the novel.
A copy of the book Stranded by Ben Mikaelsen. I suggest that you ordered directly through Ben mikaelsen.com. At this time Stranded is half price at $3 a copy and the author will happily autograph the book for you.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Mike PletmanThird fifth sixth grade teacher
440 total reviews
578 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...