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Classic Mystery Book Discussion (The Westing Game) that Keeps You Guessing The Whole Way!
In this class, we will be reading The Westing Game, discussing each character, finding clues, and making accusations to figure out the murderer! A book club you don't want to miss!
227 total reviews for this teacher
16 reviews for this class
Completed by 68 learners
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Once per week
over 8 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
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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In this class, students will read chapters of The Westing Game and then come together to gather clues, make inferences and investigate to find the murderer. We will discuss clues, character descriptions, and plot development. Each class period we will discuss the chapter shenanigans and discuss the thoughts and motivations behind character choices. I will briefly go over vocabulary. We will discuss the strategies the author used to create suspense and mystery. Students will use deductive...
Students will be able to review and learn vocabulary. Students will be able to discuss and make predictions based on the reading in a small group setting. Students will be able to deduce based off information in the book and through discussions.
I'm a proven Outschool teacher with over a year of experience creating, revising, and perfecting virtual classes. I am a certified teacher with 15+ years of teaching in the public, private, homeschool, university, online, or private tutoring sector. I have a business communication degree, a writing minor, and a teaching certificate. I have a dynamic teaching style and animated approach to teaching and learning. I am a mental health workshop facilitator which provides resiliency skills to kids through games, role-playing, crafts, and Socratic group discussions. I've taken writer's notebook workshops and have years of classroom experience implementing this in my classroom and tutoring sessions. I've created multiple writing lessons that utilize a variety of techniques to help students become lifelong writers. I love to read mysteries, do crosswords and play my favorite apps Monument Valley and Clue. Teacher Reviews for this class: It was so great to see the children encouraged to speak and work as a team. You are a terrific facilitator. (Name) loved the class and is really hoping you do another one soon! He loved how you kept the kids involved as he is usually shy in group environments.
Read The Westing Game
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Discussion and optional written assignment
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Since this is a murder mystery, there are references to a murder, a dead body, a ghost and a potential murderer.
Ms. Wendy/Ms. Wendie
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
227 total reviews
170 completed classes
Students can call me Ms. Wendy. In my quest to constantly learn new methodologies and modalities, I have many certifications and been trained in many different methods as a lead teacher. Teaching is my passion and it shows. I'm constantly...