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Wordly Wise Book 1 Vocabulary Program...With Teacher Wendi

English

English Basics: Short Story Studies!

In this ongoing course, students will read, learn about, and discuss various short stories while developing their English language study skills.
Bridget Bowers
7 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 5 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
35 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
13-16
year olds
3-13
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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Description

Class Experience

Students will understand how to read a story for accuracy and understanding.  Learners will walk away from this course with an understanding of plot structure, character development, author choices, and literary study skills.  Students can expect to learn techniques and have discussions that can be directly applied to their English courses in school. 
Students will be asked to read a short story before class (usually between 4-13 pages).  This allows them to be able to be involved in the class discussions and to practice their skill development. 
35 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Short stories will be chosen based on US English Literature standards for 7th-11th grade. The short stories to be discussed are as follows:
-"The Gift of the Magi" (O. Henry)
-"The Monkey's Paw" (Jacobs)
-"To Build a Fire (London)
-"The Lady, or the Tiger?" (Stockton)
-"The Tell Tale Heart" (Poe)
-"The Most Dangerous Game" (Connell)
"The Lottery" (Jackson)

Teacher

Bridget BowersEnglish Teacher M.L.A., B.A., B.S.
7 total reviews
23 completed classes

About Me

Hi there! My name is Bridget Bowers and I am a current high school English teacher. I love teaching classes about topics that students need to be successful in their writing, grammar, and literature classes.  As a current teacher, I have the... 
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