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Immersive 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Summer Reading CAMP

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Mr. Malcolm - Keys to Reading
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Spend this Summer being thrown into the middle of a story while using your inference and reading self awareness skills to put all the missing pieces together!

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 8
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
4 units//8 lessons//4 Weeks
Unit 1Inferences
2 lessons1 Week
Inferences
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Inferences - "The Diamond Cave"
We will start by learning how to make inferences by using clues from the story. We will then begin reading a "random" chapter from the book and begin identifying their situation and how they could have gotten there. Students will also have a printout to help them manage their inferences.
Lesson 2
Inferences - "Encounter with a shark"
We will start by learning how to make inferences by using clues from the story. We will then begin reading a "random" chapter from the book and begin identifying their situation and how they could have gotten there. Students will also have a printout to help them manage their inferences.
Unit 2Foreshadows
2 lessons1 Week
Foreshadows
 Week 2
Lesson 3
Foreshadows - "Intro"
This Week we will begin learning about foreshadows by reading some of the earlier parts of the book and seeing if our inferences from last week were correct. Students will also have a printout to help them organize the foreshadows we might find.
Lesson 4
Foreshadows - "Landing"
This Week we will begin learning about foreshadows by reading some of the earlier parts of the book and seeing if our inferences from last week were correct. Students will also have a printout to help them organize the foreshadows we might find. (During this lesson students may have the opportunity to complete the first assessment). (Not Required).
Unit 3Character Analysis
2 lessons1 Week
Character Analysis
 Week 3
Lesson 5
Character Analysis - "The Tank"
This week we will begin to focus more on the actual characters by identifying their "SAT" scores (Speech, Actions, & Thoughts). Students will also have a printout to help them closely examine the characters.
Lesson 6
Character Analysis - "An Odd Conversation"
This week we will begin to focus more on the actual characters by identifying their "SAT" scores (Speech, Actions, & Thoughts). Students will also have a printout to help them closely examine the characters.
Unit 4Author's Purpose
2 lessons1 Week
Author's Purpose
 Week 4
Lesson 7
Author's Purpose - "Penguin Island"
During the last week, students will begin learning about "Author's Purpose" we will then begin reading some "random" chapter again to begin looking at why the author wrote this book or the specific chapter. Students will also have a printout so they can begin managing the information they read to determine the author's motives.
Lesson 8
Author's Purpose - "A SHIP!"
During the last week, students will begin learning about "Author's Purpose" we will then begin reading some "random" chapter again to begin looking at why the author wrote this book or the specific chapter. Students will also have a printout so they can begin managing the information they read to determine the author's motives. (During this lesson students may have the opportunity to complete the final assessment). (Not Required).
  • Students will focus on improving their reading comprehension and critical thinking skills by learning and practicing these important reading concepts. Making Inferences Identifying foreshadows Analyzing Characters Understanding Author's Purpose
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
The Assessments will be provided to the students during class (they are welcome to complete them in or outside of class but they are not required to complete them). The assessments will also only be given out twice during the course. One during week two and the second one during week 4. The assessments are engaging forms that will help assess how of much of the information the students are understanding.
Grades Offered
It is recommended that students bring pencils and a printed out form of the worksheet that will be posted for the students each week.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
We will be using genially to complete the assessments for the course. These will be private links sent to the students where they can complete the questions. There is no login required, they will only be asked to submit their first name. There are also no other links or buttons that can take them to another source as the links are exclusive.
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$33

weekly or $130 for 8 classes
2x per week, 4 weeks
45 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 11-14
2-9 learners per class

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