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Colorful Cozy Cottage Club: Fun With Figurative Language

Join the Colorful Cozy Cottage Club, a language arts class featuring games, drawing, and lots of fun with figurative language, and enjoy learning skills such as simile, metaphor, and alliteration to improve reading and writing skills.
Kathleen Murphy, BA Education
84 total reviews for this teacher
7 reviews for this class
Completed by 17 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
45 minutes
per class
Twice per week
over 1 week
8-12
year olds
3-6
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course 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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Description

Class Experience

Students will become familiar with figurative language. 

Students will enjoy games and activities focused on alliteration, simile, metaphor, exaggeration, and personification. 

Students will have a positive experience around writing, and improve their confidence and overall joy in the writing process.

Students will avoid the summer slump, and keep their language arts skills fresh over the vacation. 
Students may wish to color and decorate their pages between classes. They will bring me a few examples of figurative language from their everyday lives, 
Your child should come to class with a notebook or several sheets of paper, and whatever pens, pencils, markers etc. they love to use for writing. For extra fun, they may bring chalk and a chalkboard, or a whiteboard and dry erase markers. I will provide graphic organizers in the classroom, so please print these prior to class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
I am treating this class as a “ cozy club”, so I will not be doing any type of formal assessment. But I will informally check for understanding and retention as we go through the meetings. 
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Kathleen Murphy, BA Education
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Teacher
84 total reviews
75 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Kathleen M, but everyone calls me Miss Kathleen. All of my classes are safe and inclusive places for all learners.

Teaching is my job, but it’s also my favorite thing ever! I have taught everything from dance, to sign language,... 
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