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Becoming a Figurative Language Superstar

English

Literary Devices...Metaphors, Hyperbole, Alliteration and More

Teaching students how to recognize and interpret literary devices
Mrs. Kris, MBA
247 total reviews for this teacher
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45 minutes
per class
3x per week
over 1 week
6-8
year olds
2-6
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Students will learn and practice analyzing literary devices to improve understanding and writing. Students will benefit from discussion, inquiry, and interpretation leading to increased articulation.
I hold a degree in Psychology and an MBA. Have taught Reading and have served as a school administrator. Additionally, I hold a 150-hour master teacher certificate for teaching English as a second language courses. Furthermore, I have served as a college counselor for almost 8 years advising students and families on the college acceptance process. Many of these students have been accepted to great institutions such as the U.S Air Force Academy, the Coast Guard Academy, the University of Georgia, Brown, University of Virginia, Yale, Virginia Military Institute, William and Mary, Duke, Columbia, Madison-Wisconsin, NYU, University of South Carolina, Auburn, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech, Tufts, and many more. I serve on a college preparatory editing department. I have taught middle school, have been an academic administrator in a Pre-K 12 school and was a founding director of a Learning center. Also available for private sessions.
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Please have student packet printed before class and have a pen or pencil. Bring your excitement.
student participation
2 hours 15 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Student discussion open to responses when asked to guess what a sentence might mean, for example: He snores like a bear. 
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Teacher

Mrs. Kris, MBA
247 total reviews
359 completed classes

About Me

Hi, great to meet you, we're going to have a fabulous time. My family lives in the southeastern part of the United States. My years of teaching experience has helped me develop a philosophy which best helps students be active learners in a... 
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