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Literature Camp: The Trumpet of the Swan

In this course, students will listen to E.B. White's classic story, The Trumpet of the Swan, and discuss it. They will read portions on their own and complete activities between class meetings.
Cara Howard
279 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 3 learners
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year olds
learners per class


Charged upfront
$9 per class
Meets 3x per week
Over 3 weeks
40 minutes per class

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Class Experience

Students will retell portions of a story.
Students will participate in discussions about the literary work and analyze characters, motives, and the author's purpose in the text.
Students will predict what will happen in a story.
Students will role play scenes from a story to demonstrate comprehension. 
Students will complete vocabulary activities.
Students will be assigned a portion of the text to read independently after each class session, and make note of three aspects of the reading: something that surprised them, something they had a question about, and something that made them happy or excited. They will share these notes during the discussion at the beginning of the following class. 

Students may also complete other worksheets and activities as assigned. 
 3 files available upon enrollment
The teacher will provide a packet of materials to be printed. Students will need a copy of the book, The Trumpet of the Swan, by E.B. White. Students will need post it notes. Basic school supplies may be used during and between class like pencils, paper, scissors, glue, crayons or other coloring media. To complete some optional activities, students may need adult assistance to watch YouTube videos or nature documentaries.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
2 hours per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.


Cara HowardCharlotte Mason Inspired Courses
279 total reviews
204 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Cara and I am a homeschooling mom to my three children and toddler. I have also been teaching online for almost three years and I am a part time journalist for the local weekly newspaper.

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