Leading Ladies Book Club for Girls

Katherine Jones, M.Ed.
Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(43)
In this ongoing book club, we will discuss books with strong female lead characters from well-known authors Beverly Cleary, Kate DiCamillo, Gail Carson Levine, & Roald Dahl.

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 5
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. 
Homework Offered
*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.
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Books should be purchased or borrowed from the library. 
*Beezus & Ramona (https://www.amazon.com/Beezus-Ramona-Quimby-Book-ebook/dp/B0016P2FD8)

*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)

*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)

*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)
Please look for book reviews at Common Sense Media or on Amazon. If you have any concerns please pre-read the books. Thank you. 

Meet the teacher

Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(43)
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... 
Group Class


1x per week
30 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 1 learner
Live video meetings
Ages 8-10
2-6 learners per class

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