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Comprehension Connections! 2nd 3rd Grade | Reading Fluently & Building a Deep Understanding of Fictional Texts

Comprehending fiction requires a unique set of skills separate from reading non-fiction. This class focuses on reading texts from a variety of genres to strengthen skills and strategies that are necessary for comprehending fictional texts. Taught by a licensed, certified reading teacher.
Leaves of Learning Academy with Kelly Hall
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Completed by 6 learners
Class
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
6-9
year olds
1-8
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Class Experience

Readers will:
📖 have an understanding of figures of speech (idioms, metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia, etc.) 
📖 make predictions and inferences 
📖 follow the development of the protagonist and antagonist
📖 read vocabulary in context and recognize the use of slang words or nicknames
📖 understand how to read and decipher conversations between characters
📖 use metacognition (think about ones thinking)
📖 identify the problem (plot) and solution
📖 identify the author's theme and point of view

Comprehension Strategies that Will Be Strengthened Include:
🎯Predicting the meaning of a text
🎯Determining the purpose of a text 
🎯Activation of prior knowledge
🎯Connect prior experiences to the text
🎯Identify word and sentence meanings in order to decode the text
🎯Summarize the text in order to create new meanings
🎯Visualize the characters, settings, situations in the text
🎯Question the text
🎯Decide what is not understood in the text (infer)
🎯Reflect on the meaning of a text
🎯Apply understanding of the text as needed
We are a team of dedicated teachers committed to engaging your learner in our online classrooms to support them in participating to their fullest level of comfort, taking risks, reaching their fullest potential, finding success, and SHINING!

Leaves of Learning Academy has served over 2,100 learners to date on Outschool! The teachers with Leaves of Learning Academy are licensed and degreed professional educators with over 100 years of combined experience educating learners in a variety of settings. We are passionate about bringing the highest quality educational experiences to our learners. We strive to provide a welcoming, inclusive online classroom community where all learners' needs are met through a personalized approach to teaching and learning. We use research based instructional strategies to provide the highest quality and most effective learning opportunities for learners ages 5 through 12. Join a class and "come grow with us!"

All classes are designed and created by me, Kelly Hall, owner and founder of Leaves of Learning Academy. Our teachers go through rigorous training to assure that all classes are taught to the same level of quality no matter which one of our teachers is teaching it! I have strict hiring standards and strive to only hire teachers I would feel comfortable teaching my own children on Outschool.
None; The text will be shared on the screen.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Reading A-Z

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Leaves of Learning Academy with Kelly Hall
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Lives in the United States
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340 total reviews
201 completed classes

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