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Books for All Kids Book Club - Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Bridget Smith M.Ed.
Average rating:4.6Number of reviews:(842)
In this four unit novel study, learners read a fun book about a Heffley family road trip! This class is for all learners, but contains supports that make it ideal for students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other learning disabilities.

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 7
4 units//4 lessons//4 Weeks
Unit 1Road Trip
1 lesson1 Week
Road Trip
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Road Trip
As the Heffley family plans their road trip, you can reflect on your own family travels and create a packing list for at least two members of the Heffley family.
Unit 2The Adventure Begins
1 lesson1 Week
The Adventure Begins
 Week 2
Lesson 2
The Adventure Begins
As the Heffley family road trip begins, you will create your own "I Must Confess" game to play on your next road trip.
Unit 3 Country Fair
1 lesson1 Week
Country Fair
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Country Fair
Like many families, the Heffley family will find themselves in some zany situations during their travels. You will have the chance to draw a map of the country fair or create a fair food menu featuring your favorites.
Unit 4Choose Your Own Adventure
1 lesson1 Week
Choose Your Own Adventure
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Choose Your Own Adventure
As the Heffley family road trip finishes up, your family's adventures are just beginning. Create an itinerary (plan) for at least one day of an imaginary or real road trip.
Students will gain fluency and comprehension by reading and discussing the novel.  Students will practice organizing and communicating their ideas using creative projects, learner made video and other strategies.
Bridget Smith is a teacher and parent with ADHD.  Her focus on Outschool is supporting students with ADHD, other neurodiverse learners, and  students with learning differences.  She has taught over 5000 learners, including  neurodiverse teens, with ADHD and other learning differences here on Outschool.  She is a credentialed teacher who has taught preschoolers through adult learners.  Bridget is credentialed by the State of California to teach K-12 Students.
Homework Offered
As a flex class, learners will be assigned about 50 pages to read, response questions, and creative projects to be completed an submitted in our online classroom.
Assessments Offered
Self Paced Learners can request comprehension review Kahoots! for each unit.
Grades Offered
Narrative Evaluation provided upon request for self paced learners.
This class is designed to support students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other learning disabilities with a fun low reading level book.  Students can use graphic organizers, create videos, or draw to respond to class posts and videos. 
"Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul" by Jeff Kinney is required for this class.  Students may use e-books, hardcopy and paperbacks, or audiobooks to read and comprehend the text.

Paper, markers or colored pencils, and pens or pencils are great to have on hand for class activities.  Students may need index cards to create a road trip game, but could create virtual resources if they prefer.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Students can use Google Slides or Quizlet to create their game.  I may Google Docs that learners can make a copy of and edit for their own use.  Learners can review using Kahoot!  All these are COPA compliant third party resources that do not require an account to use.
Average rating:4.6Number of reviews:(842)
I love being part of the Outschool learning community!  I offer executive function courses for neurodivergent  and preteens and students with learning disabilities.   I specialize in supporting teens with ADHD, autistic learners, learners with... 
Self-Paced Class


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4 pre-recorded lessons
4 weeks of teacher feedback
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 2 learners
Ages: 9-14

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