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Crafting Your Way Through: Little House in the Big Woods

We will be reading through the book "Little House in the Big Woods". Each week, the students will read 1-2 chapters per week. Throughout the classes, we will be putting together a lap-book and each class we will make a related craft.
Sara Sunderlin
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The students will be reading though the book "The Little House in the Big Woods". They students will be able to discuss the assigned chapters, understanding the setting, plot and characters. For the very last class, the student will write a short summary of their favorite part of the book. 
I am a certified K-6 teacher, that loves to read! I enjoyed teaching this class with my daughter's homeschooling group. 
Students will be required to read 1-2 chapters each week before meeting for class. The final week, they will complete an assignment to share with the class (if they feel comfortable) They will write a short summary about their favorite part of the book.
There will be pages to print to put together a lap-book for each class. Students will need to check the classroom each week for the pages that we will be working on. They will also need 1 file folder. In addition, the students will also need... Week 1: The students will need a skein (or roll) of yarn, a hard book & scissors. Week 2: an apple and/or an orange, whole cloves, a toothpick, students choice of ribbon Week 3: 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream, a pinch of salt (optional), a small mason jar (with a lid), a marble Week 4: 6 inches of any fabric, thread & needle, an assortment of potpourri or flowers of the student's choosing Week 5: 2 pieces of card-stock, markers, twine/string, glue-stick, a thick needle (or something sharp to poke holes) Week 6: 3 tablespoons of flour, 3 tablespoons (and 1 teaspoon) of yellow cornmeal, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 3/4 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/8 teaspoon of salt, 2 tablespoons of milk, 1 egg, 2 teaspoons of melted butter Week 7: large and small pretzel rods, cake icing (this can be homemade, but it is much easier to buy a can already mixed!) *optional coconut flakes for "snow" for your cabin.
Students will be assessed by class participation. 
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
If the child is not comfortable sewing, they might need assistance from a parent for class #4.
Students will need the book "The Little House in the Big Woods" by Laura Ingalls Wilder. 


Sara Sunderlin
266 total reviews
156 completed classes

About Me

Hello from Pittsburgh! My name is Sara, and I love teaching! I am a homeschooling mom of two with over fifteen years of teaching experience! 

I have a degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Early Childhood Development. In the classroom, I... 
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