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Girl Power!!!! - A Summer Book Club for Girls, About Girls

In this ongoing book club students will discuss books with a strong female protagonists, featuring a new book every week.
Phyllis Bixler - Just Help Me Learn, LLC
270 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 9 learners
Class
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
13-17
year olds
3-8
learners per class
per learner

How does anOngoingcourse 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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Next on Tue Aug 16

Meets Once per week
Tuesday
5pm - 5:50pm
Taught by:
Phyllis Bixler, M.Ed., NBCT
3 learners enrolled
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Class Experience

Students will: 
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figur
I have been an English teacher at the middle, high school and college level for nearly 20 years and have experience teaching literature that covers sensitive topics. 
Students will need to have completed the entire book PRIOR to class.  
Students will need their own copy of the book (or one from the library) to read before the class meets and use for discussion. For US students with a processing or other reading challenges, I encourage you to use the following link to submit an application with the National Library Service and Library of Congress to acquire free resources which may be helpful for this class: https://www.loc.gov/nls/about/eligibility-for-nls-services/talking-books-reading-disabilities/ Another free and valuable resource for students who learn differently is: https://www.bookshare.org/cms/promo/adwords/audiobooks-learning-disabilities
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 4+ hours per week outside of class.
This class is intended for teens, thus the content of the books may contain elements including eating disorders, sexual assault, slavery, persecution, genocide, rape, murder, suicide, and more that may be disturbing for some learners.  Please review the literature in advance if you have a sensitive learner.  All sensitive topics will be discussed in the context of the book and include a conversation about giving victims names and faces, hearing their stories.  

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Phyllis Bixler - Just Help Me Learn, LLC
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Lives in the United States
Empowering and Educating Students Around the Globe
270 total reviews
426 completed classes

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