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Summer English Language Arts (ELA) Tutoring & Enrichment

Literature Study : Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman

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Ms. Tracey, BA, PG Dip (Hum)
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(238)
This is a 10 week literature study that incorporates ELA writing activites for grades 8-10

Class experience

US Grade 8 - 10
This class is taught in English.
Common Core Literacy Standards for grades 8-10:

- Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
- Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
- Analyze in detail a series of events described ina text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them. 
- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a  text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.
- Analyze how a text uses structure to emphasize key points or advance an explanation or analysis
- Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
- Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative
meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
- Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a
section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
I have a BA (Hons) degree in English and a Teaching Literacy Diploma for Primary and Secondary Schools. I am a qualified English Language teacher with TEFL and am currently studying a Masters Degree in English.
Homework Offered
Reading Schedule : Please read the Prologue for the first class. Week 1 : Chapters 1 - 8 Week 2 : Chapters 9 - 22 Week 3: Chapters 23 - 32 Week 4: Chapters 33 - 43 Week 5: Chapters 44 - 56 Week 6: Chapters 57 - 68 Week 7:Chapters 69 - 83 Week 8 :Chapters 84 - 95 Week 9 :Chapters 96 - 107 Week 10 :Chapters 108 - end
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Report on learner progress is available on request, can be provided weekly.
Grades Offered
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
The race-reversal premise of this book effectively illustrates both small and large instances of racism that happen everyday to people of color in real life, effectively inspiring readers to empathize with the have-nots. The book clearly has compassion for underdogs, and displays how power corrupts. 

This class will use Nearpod an interactive educational web tool, Nearpod will be accessed via a link provided during the class, no download or setup of login required.
Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman 
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(238)
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Hello and thank you for visiting my profile!

My teaching expertise is in English Language Arts and Literature but I also host some fun escape rooms, we all need a brain break sometimes!

I have 10 years teaching experience, which includes almost... 
Group Class

$12

weekly or $120 for 10 classes
1x per week, 10 weeks
45 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 14-16
1-6 learners per class

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