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Number the Stars Integrated Novel Study

In this 5-week course, learners will collaborate to enhance and enrich literary skills by completing a novel study.
Dr. Vaughn
3 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 4 learners
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year olds
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Meets 2x per week
Over 5 weeks
55 minutes per class

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Class Experience

-Students will learn to use text evidence to support ideas presented during discussions and while responding to writing prompts.
-Students will learn about story elements (characters, settings, and plot) in literary texts.
-Students will improve written and verbal communication skills through discussions and writing prompts.
-Students will learn to make predictions and inferences as they read.
-Students will learn about historical elements associated with the Holocaust.
This class is being offered because it is based upon a highly engaging piece of literature. I have instructed 5th grade students with this text several times. They love learning about World War II and the Holocaust. They also learn about how children can be brave during difficult times too!
Independent Reading-Short chapters from this engaging text. I am available daily via communication tools to answer any questions or concerns.
Copy of the book Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Progress of learners will be assessed through collaborative discussions demonstrating a thorough understanding of the topics. Learners will also be assessed using a rubric for offline discussions and a rubric for scoring written responses to prompts based on information read.
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
This text portrays events from the Holocaust. It discusses the death of loved ones, war, bravery, etc from the perspectives of children. The text is not extremely graphic; however, some of the discussions regarding topics are deep and students may have questions as they read.


Dr. VaughnDedicated Educator!!!
3 total reviews
2 completed classes

About Me

1) I love to teach classes to encourage a love of reading and language development. Literature and written expression have the potential to open so many doors for students. 

2) I have been an educator for 11 years! I have served as a teacher,... 
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