English

Classical Middle Grades Literature and Writing-The Adventures of Robin Hood

In this semester-long multi-day literature and writing class, learners will discuss and analyze the classic book, The Adventure of Robin Hood, by Roger Green. This class is suitable for strong 6th, 7th, and 8th grade readers.
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Completed by 5 learners
Class

40 minutes

per class

Twice per week

over 14 weeks

11-14

year olds

3-9

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

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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Tue Sep 6

Sep 6 - Dec 15 (14 weeks)
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Description

Class Experience

This multi-day literature class will meet for the fall semester to develop all key English Language Arts skills for 6th grade including (but not limited to): 
Key Ideas and Details:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.2
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3
Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Craft and Structure:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.5
Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.6
Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text
I am a certified teacher who has 7 years of experience in the classroom, both in public school and in a classical school.  I have 6 years of experience homeschooling.  I have a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and a Master's Degree in Library Media Science Education.  
Outside reading is required for this class.  A chapter will be covered in each class period.  Comprehension questions will also be completed.  There are several quizzes and a final test to be completed at home.  There will be optional enrichment activities to deepen understanding of the story, most of which will involve writing.  Depending on how swiftly a student works, the outside work should be completed by most students in 1-2 hours for each class meeting.  There will be a final project and writing assignments. 
Copy of The Adventures of Robin Hood by Roger Lancelyn Green.  (Required) Price is $6.89 on Amazon.  https://www.amazon.com/Adventures-Robin-Hood-Puffin-Classics/dp/0141329386/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3PBLGEMYIQA3&dchild=1&keywords=the+adventures+of+robin+hood+roger+lancelyn+green&qid=1596120451&sprefix=adventures+of+robin+hood+by+roger%2Caps%2C597&sr=8-1

Copy of the Memoria Press Student Guide is required and can be purchased here:
https://charter.memoriapress.com/curriculum/literature-and-poetry/robin-hood-student-study-guide/.  


Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Informal assessment will be completed throughout the course and there will also be quizzes and a final test.  A letter grade can be provided if desired.  
1 hour 20 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
There is medieval/fighting violence in this story. 

Teacher

Amy Tucker, M.Ed.A certified teacher who believes learning should delight and inspire
32 total reviews
28 completed classes

About Me

Hello!  I'm Amy.  I love learning and teaching about literacy, science, math, and literature.  I think learning should be based on real-world interests and experiences that are engaging and challenging.  When we love a topic, learning is fun!  

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