Harry Potter Book Club: Magical Socratic-Style Literacy Lessons

Miss Kate, M. Special Ed., TEFL
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(110)
Learning happens best through authentic discussion. The Socratic Method enables students to develop a deep understanding of each book, grow in their communication skills and think critically while reading and during each lesson.

Class experience

US Grade 5 - 7
Advanced Level
Learners will increase their ability to communicate with others as well as their leadership skills.  Important advanced literacy skills will be developed throughout these classes.
I have a master's degree with an emphasis in reading.
Homework Offered
Learners will be expected to critically read each book before each class. They will also be expected to have attempted to apply the week's literacy focus to the book prior to the class and be prepared to talk about their findings.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
This class will not be assessed.
Grades Offered
Learners are expected to have a copy of the book to be discussed that week.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
I will use Canva as a presentation tool during the direct instructional portion of each class.
Outschool is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., owner of the Harry Potter® mark and related Harry Potter marks.

Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(110)
I live in Alaska where it is light for days on end during the summer but dark and cold during the winter.  I have six children, five grandchildren, three cats, two dogs and two rabbits. I enjoy hiking, kayaking, skiing, reading and crochet.
Group Class


1x per week
50 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 2 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 11-13
1-6 learners per class

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