Books for All Kids Flex: Eliza Bing Is Not a Big Fat Quitter Book Club
This six week flex book study will give your reluctant reader a chance to read and analyze a high interest low reading level chapter book about a neurodivergent girl with ADHD. Dyslexic and dysgraphic learners are welcome! #academic
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
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Completed by 1 learner
learners per class
$9 per week
Over 6 weeks
No live meetings
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As a person with ADHD and a parent to kids with ADHD and other learning differences I was excited to discover the book "Eliza Bing is (Not) a Big Fat Quitter". It is funny and engaging. The main character develops confidence in her abilities and pride in who she is. The reading level is Lexile 600,about a third grade level, so it will be accessible to learners with dyslexia and dysgraphia. The main character is a fifth grader and the story takes place the summer before Eliza heads to...
Students will develop reading fluency by enjoying a book at their reading level with like minded peers. They will discuss key themes of the book and apply these to their own experiences. They will use a variety of graphic organizers and note taking strategies to demonstrate their comprehension of what they have read.
Bridget Smith is a teacher with ADHD who specializes in supporting neurodiverse learners including students with ADHD, autism, dyslexia, and dysgraphia on the Outschool learning platform. To date she has taught over 4,000 neurodiverse learners! Bridget holds a BA in World Literature and Cultural Studies. She is a credentialed teacher with a Master's Degree in Education. She is credentialed in the State of California to teach multiple subjects for elementary Schoolers and middle Schoolers as well as English Language Arts to middle school and high schoolers. Bridget holds a B-CLAD credential which gives her additional credentials and experience supporting diverse learners. She is a former dual emersion bilingual teacher and high school ESL teache
Since this is a flex class, there is not homework. All reading and activities will be assigned weekly as class work.
Book Purchase is required for this course! You can purchase it from Amazon or your local bookseller. If you child has dyslexia or any reading challenges, it is highly recommended that you purchase an ebook version of this book or download it on Bookshare. In my experience as a teacher and a mom of a dyslexic kid, your child will be able to read this book more easily and enjoy the content more if they can read in enlarged print. Eliza Bing is (Not) A Big Fat Quitter can be purchase from Amazon: Print version ($7.95) https://tinyurl.com/y7okmzzj Kindle Version ($5.99) *Kindle books can be read on phones using an app or online. A Kindle is not necessary to read a Kindle book. https://tinyurl.com/y8fb683d Print out the graphic organizers provided with this course if possible. Have pens, pencils, and something to color with handy.
A narrative evaluation will be provided by the teacher upon request if students prepare a portfolio of their work.
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
The main character of this book takes ADHD medication.
"Eliza Bing is Not A Big Fat Quitter" by Cornelia Van Fleet
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
Educator, Writer, Traveler, and Mom to Kids with Learning Differences
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
781 total reviews
1183 completed classes
I love being part of the Outschool learning community! I offer courses for neurodivergent kids and teens and students with learning disabilities as well as book studies, note taking, and writing classes that are accessible to all learners. I...