English

Literature Mini-Studies I: The Yellow Wallpaper

In this one-time literature class, students will read and analyze author Charlotte Perkins Gilman's short story The Yellow Wallpaper.
Jennifer Smith (she/her)
108 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
Class

75 minutes

per class

Meets once

13-18

year olds

2-10

learners per class

per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
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Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Wed Jun 8

Meet once (1 day)
Wednesday
3pm - 4:15pm
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Thu Sep 1

Meet once (1 day)
Thursday
7pm - 8:15pm
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Description

Class Experience

Students will improve their abilities to annotate, analyze, and discuss literature.
I am the former writer of the Coping With Depression Blog at the Healthy Place website. I wrote the blog for nearly three years before moving on to focus mainly on teaching. I have taught workshops about life with depression. I have other classes with books and poetry that reference mental illness. Any discussions around this topic will be handled carefully and will be discussed in literary terms (themes, symbolism, etc.) 
Learners will read The Yellow Wallpaper prior to our class meeting.
 1 file available upon enrollment
A link to read The Yellow Wallpaper online will be provided upon enrollment. An annotation and discussion guide will also be provided.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Learner progress is assessed through class discussions.
1 hour 15 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
One theme in The Yellow Wallpaper is mental illness and its treatment at the time the book was written. I am the former writer of the Coping With Depression Blog at the Healthy Place website. I wrote the blog for nearly three years before moving on to focus mainly on teaching. I have taught workshops about life with depression. I have other classes with books and poetry that reference mental illness. Any discussions around this topic will be handled carefully and will be discussed in literary terms (themes, symbolism, etc.) 
A link to read The Yellow Wallpaper and an annotation handout will be provided upon enrollment.

Teacher

Jennifer Smith (she/her)"The mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs igniting." - Plutarch
108 total reviews
148 completed classes

About Me

I teach Literature, Writing, Poetry, Mythology, Folklore, History, and Philosophy classes for Middle and High School. I also teach a wide range of classes for elementary-aged students and preschoolers.

I have a degree in Elementary Education; I... 
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