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Leading Ladies Book Club for Girls (Age 7 - 10)

In this ongoing book club, we will discuss a new book with strong female lead characters every week. Join in a round-table discussion about the character traits that make the character(s) of the book the leading ladies of their own lives.
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40 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week

7-10

year olds

2-6

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
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Students will practice participating in discussions about a text.
-Students will learn how to ask and answer questions about a text.
-Students will learn discussion manners (taking turns, listening, connecting to another's thoughts, etc.)
Students will discuss the character traits of the strong female character. 
Students will discuss how they can apply those traits to their own lives to help them become “leading ladies.”
Students will practice how to make connections to themselves and to other texts. 
I am a certified teacher and have a master's in literacy. I also have experience guiding book clubs in brick and mortar classrooms. 
*Students need to read the book before attending each meeting. (If the text is too hard for your child to understand, parents may feel free to read sections aloud to the child for better enjoyment of the novel or have your child listen to the story with an audiobook version.)

*To help students prepare for our group discussion they will need to complete the provided discussion questions. They should be prepared to share their thoughts verbally during our book club meetings. 
Books should be purchased or borrowed from the library. 
*Beezus & Ramona (https://www.amazon.com/Beezus-Ramona-Quimby-Book-ebook/dp/B0016P2FD8)

*Matilda (https://www.amazon.com/Matilda-Roald-Dahl/dp/0142410373/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3W4CS324P2H6B&dchild=1&keywords=matilda+by+roald+dahl&qid=1598733705&sprefix=Matilda%2Caps%2C183&sr=8-1)

*Because of Winn-Dixie (https://www.amazon.com/Because-Winn-Dixie-Kate-DiCamillo/dp/0763680869/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=Because+of+winn+dixie&qid=1598733751&sr=8-2)

*Stella Diaz Has Something to Say (https://www.amazon.com/Stella-Diaz-Has-Something-Say/dp/1626728585)

*Ella Enchanted (https://www.amazon.com/Enchanted-Trophy-Newbery-Carson-Levine/dp/0064407055/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2BT0QVM9WNZ4J&dchild=1&keywords=ella+enchanted+book&qid=1598733560&sprefix=ella+encha%2Caps%2C202&sr=8-1)

*The Two Princesses of Bamarre (https://www.amazon.com/Princesses-Bamarre-Gail-Carson-Levine/dp/006440966X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=34Y5X2URY6NXZ&dchild=1&keywords=the+two+princesses+of+bamarre&qid=1598733790&sprefix=The+two+prin%2Caps%2C191&sr=8-1)

*Fairest (https://www.amazon.com/Fairest-Gail-Carson-Levine-ebook/dp/B008XO8LTC/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=fairest&qid=1598883757&sr=8-3)
40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Please look for book reviews at Common Sense Media or on Amazon. If you have any concerns please pre-read the books. Thank you. 
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/

Teacher

Katherine Jones, M.Ed. Growing and learning together!
35 total reviews
50 completed classes

About Me

Hi, Outschool Students and Families! I'm excited to be teaching and learning with you all. I have a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a master's degree in Literacy. I have an elementary and English (6-8) teaching certificate, as well... 
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