Classics Book Club

Students will read and discuss two classic novels.
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60 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 4 weeks


year olds


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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Class Experience

Students will learn: How to participate in discussion about books that includes aspects of literary criticism as well as personal response. 
Students will practice using their voices and listening skills. 
Students will practice annotation skills. 
Students will be introduced to a variety of literary criticism lens - social, cultural, gender, racial, etc
I've been teaching these books to middle and high school for two decades and have trained with Teaching Tolerance in facilitating difficult discussions. 
Students will read one book every two weeks. 
A copy of each book that can be written in and highlighted. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
informal assessment 
3 hours per week in class, and an estimated 4+ hours per week outside of class.
These classic novels do not contain "mature themes" in the modern sense, but do require a mature reader to comprehend the characters' complex relationships and inner turmoil and to take in the troubling events that occur: Children are abused and neglected; people die, mental illness and adulterous affairs figure in the stories as well.


Jenna GareisHumanities teacher, reader, writer, and world traveler
10 total reviews
16 completed classes

About Me

I am a Humanities teacher with two decades of classroom experience. During the 2020-2021 school year, I will teach middle and high school English and Social Studies. Most of my classes on Outschool have had their beginnings in my physical... 
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