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Happily Ever After- Read Aloud Book Club

Curl up in a comfy spot and enjoy a different picture book read aloud every time we meet! You'll go to wondrous places and meet new friends without ever leaving home.
Mary Goodrich
106 total reviews for this teacher
28 reviews for this class
Completed by 239 learners
25 minutes
per class
3x per week
every week
year olds
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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Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Tue, Sep 27

Meets 3x per week
Tu, We, Th
10:00 – 10:25 AM
4 learners enrolled
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Class Experience

Read alouds are a great way for students of various reading levels to practice reading skills together.  Students will practice listening and conversation skills as well as reading concepts including, but not limited to, inferring, predicting, and summarizing.  Read alouds build vocabulary, improve comprehension, and build attention span.  They also help students improve fluency and expression in their own reading. Students benefit from read alouds in so many ways, it's impossible to list them all here.
Kids love read alouds and so do I!  I truly believe in the benefits of read alouds and have been using them to support learning in my classroom for over a decade.  I try to bring my read alouds to life by using more of a performance style than a typical narration when it feels right for the book.  
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour 15 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
Children's literature includes a broad range of topics and subjects.  I select books that are age appropriate.  They might contain magic, mythical creatures, or sensitive topics.  I will do my best to choose non-controversial books.  If you have particular content concerns, please communicate them to me and I will try to adjust my book choices accordingly.

Students will listen as I read; they will not be practicing reading aloud themselves.  Rather, they will practice the other skills I mentioned in the description and their own reading both aloud and silently will improve by hearing me model.


Mary GoodrichMaster of Arts in Teaching, experienced K-6 teacher and math specialist
106 total reviews
60 completed classes

About Me

I believe that children are the world's best learners!  When they are motivated by a genuine interest in something, they are super focused and there is no stopping them.  My classes are student centered and, therefore, build on each student's... 
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