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Fun With Weighty Words: Vocabulary and Reading Strategies (Ongoing Course)

This is an on going class that meets once a week to learn about a new Weighty Word, as well as practice reading comprehension strategies in order to help students remember and utilize their new vocabulary.
Emily Strophy
5 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 20 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner

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

Students will increase their vocabulary and learn how to understand, remember, and use new words.
While there will be no assigned homework for this class, however if students did not finish their book page drawing from the previous class they are encouraged to work on it before our next meeting. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
- 'Weighty Word' worksheet - pencils, crayons, or markers
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
The stories we will read every lesson are from The Weighty Word Book, written by Paul M Levitt, Douglas A. Burger, and Elissa S. Guralnick. 

Levitt, Paul M.; Burger, Douglas A.; Guralnick, Elissa S.. The Weighty Word Book (p. 2). University of New Mexico Press. Kindle Edition. 


Emily StrophyCertified Elementary Teacher
5 total reviews
16 completed classes

About Me

Hello everyone! 

My name is Miss Emily and I'm so excited to be teaching here on Outschool. I've been working with children for over 10 years. I've spent time babysitting, working in daycares, teaching preschool, teaching in elementary school,... 
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