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Books for All Kids Flex: My Weird School, It's Halloween, I'm Turning Green

Average rating: 5.0Number of reviews: (1)
Completed by 1 learner
In this four week flex class, students will gain reading comprehension and fluency by joining A.J. and his classmates for Halloween hijinks. Supports are provided for learners with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other learning disabilities.
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
Average rating: 4.6Number of reviews: (815)
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


per week
Charged weekly
Flexible schedule
Over 4 weeks
No live meetings

Available times

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Class Experience

Students will gain fluency and comprehension by reading and discussing the novel.  Students will practice organizing and communicating their ideas using graphic organizers, creative writing, 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 4000 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.
Students will be doing the assigned work in class each week, so no homework will be necessary.
"It's Halloween, I'm Turning Green" by Dan Gutman is required for this class. Students may use e-books, hardcopy and paperbacks, or audiobooks to read and comprehend the text. Handouts will be uploaded in into the Outschool classroom before some sessions. Paper, markers or colored pencils, and pens or pencils are great to have on hand for class activities. Post-It notes are recommended for the last class session. Students are invited to share a picture of their Halloween costume in the last class session as well as making a Halloween treat if they wish.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Narrative Evaluation is available upon request.  Students taking the course for homeschool credit can submit a portfolio of class work for evaluation and feedback.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
In our class we will review using Kahoot! and may use collaborative Google Docs to share our ideas.
Students will need their own copy of "It's Halloween, I'm Turning Green" by Dan Gutman.  Students are welcome to read the book in hard copy or on e-book or audio book.  Text to Speech accompanied by reading can be a good strategy for dyslexic learners  as enlarging the print in e-book format.

Meet the teacher

Bridget Smith M.Ed.
Average rating: 4.6Number of reviews: (815)
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... 
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