Book Study & Build FLEX: Magic Tree House & Minecraft Mash-up Twister on Tuesday

Class
Lisa Hamilton
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(234)
In this 4 week FLEX course, students will travel back in time with Jack and Annie to the 1870s. Each week, as students read Twister on Tuesday, they will complete a story-related Minecraft-build to extend their learning.

Class experience

US Grade 2 - 5
Students will build their love for reading!  Students will also improve their comprehension skills as they read and build what they are learning!  
I have been playing Minecraft for years and can speak the "language".  As your child creates their story-related Minecraft build, I will offer inspiration and suggestions as needed through our weekly discussion in the classroom.
Homework Offered
Each week students will read a portion of our story, answer comprehension questions and complete a Twister on Tuesday - related Minecraft build to be assigned each week. Students will share a screen shot of their Minecraft build in the classroom. This homework will require time for reading, completing the comprehension questions and completing the build. Depending on your child's reading level and time spent to complete the questions and the Minecraft build, homework can take anywhere from 1-2 hours to complete. But, Minecraft-ing is the fun part and it won't seem like homework! (Shhh ... it might even be fun!)
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Students will need to have access to a copy (or audiobook) of Twister on Tuesday by Mary Pope Osbourne to complete the weekly reading schedule.  Students will also need to have any version of Minecraft available in order to complete the weekly builds AND to share screenshots of their builds in the classroom. If you need assistance in taking a screenshot, this link is helpful!  https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/article/screenshotting-guide
If you student would like to join this class, please be sure they have access to a version of Minecraft.  See this website for more details:  https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/get-minecraft  .Students will also need to submit a screenshot of their Minecraft build to the classroom each week to share their homework.  Here is a link to a screenshotting guide for Minecraft:  https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/article/screenshotting-guide
Not an official Minecraft product. Not approved or associated with Mojang.

Meet the teacher

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(234)
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Hello!  My name is Miss Lisa!  I love reading, learning and traveling ... and not necessarily in that order! :)  I LOVE reading and diving into books and getting LOST in stories and learning.  It can be quite an adventure like stepping through the... 
Flex Class

$6

weekly or $24 for 4 weeks
4 weeks

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(3)
Completed by 8 learners
No live video meetings
Ages 7-11

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