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A Novel Study: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Middle School English Language Arts: "Coming of Age" Genre in Literature

Sherry Miller
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(263)
Learners will read and analyze poetry, short stories, and a classic novel that share the common genre "coming of age".

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 8
Intermediate - Advanced Level
Students will improve their understanding of the coming of age genre as well as poetic and literary devices and elements.
Homework Offered
Students will be responsible for reading and annotating assigned chapters of The Outsiders.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
I will provide and grade formal assessments if requested.
Grades Offered
Students should have paper and pencil in class. I will provide PDFs of the poems and short stories.  Students will need their own copy of The Outsiders -- print, Kindle, or audiobook.
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Parents should familiarize themselves with the texts to ensure they are appropriate for their student.
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(263)
I am a certified English Language Arts teacher.  My class offerings include literature, book studies, writing, and grammar.
Group Class


weekly or $145 for 12 classes
2x per week, 6 weeks
45 min

Completed by 39 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 11-14
2-8 learners per class

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