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Frindle; a Funny Book Study

In this 6-week course students will learn about character traits, vocabulary, theme, language development, and dealing with hierarchy and rules.
Dr. Jess
8 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 4 learners
Class
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
8-13
year olds
3-14
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific

Available Times

Pacific
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Description

Class Experience

Students will learn basic literary elements of novel.  This will include theme, plot, character analysis, genre, and more.  
I taught Reading for over ten years.  Frindle was a book I used often in class to teach literary elements.  I have a Masters in Ed Leadership.  
Each week learners will read a chapter outside of class.  They are welcome to read ahead on their own.  I will provide a syllabus.  Students will also have access to weekly vocabulary words that will be discussed. They can define these words on their own ahead of class and find the words in the story.  Questions over the chapter will be provided before and students can answer before or wait till we discuss the questions during the weekly class assignment.  In conclusion with our class, I will give the kids an option to do a project over the book.  (Don't worry it is option for those who would like to, and I will provide some options.) 
Learners are assessed by an informal assessment according to the work they turn in.  Their effort will be taken into consideration.  
No live meetings, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
We will refer to the book Frindle.  This can be checked out at your local library or purchased at any bookstore.  

Teacher

Dr. Jess
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Masters ED Leadership, ESL/ EC-4, Multi-Subject, PE, Sociology, Psychology, History, Political Science
8 total reviews
8 completed classes

About Me

I am a former public-school teacher and administrator who now homeschools my two elementary children.  I enjoy learning each day.  I have an abundance of experience teaching ESL learners. We are a huge sports family.  I coach many youth teams.  In... 
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