Popcorn! Reading Comprehension: Skills & Strategies (Ages 10-13)
In this ongoing and engaging class, learners will explore various genres of literature to improve comprehension. We'll read aloud by "popcorn" reading from a new text weekly, practicing different reading skills and strategies.
year old learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
50 minutes per class
US Grade 4 - 7
Learners will "popcorn" read aloud through a series of comprehension stories. They will call on another learner in the classroom to continue reading as they and other readers follow along. Learners will focus on a unique reading genre each week and key learning objectives for acquiring reading comprehension skills and strategies. 🎓 This course is perfect for learners who want to improve their reading fluency and comprehension skills and develop greater confidence in their ability to...
Learners will develop an awareness of various strategies in order to activate their reading comprehension, inferencing, monitoring and clarifying, questioning, searching and selecting evidence, summarizing, visualizing, and organizing for effective reading while collaborating with a small reading group.
I am a certified Nevada state teacher for grades 6-12, specializing in English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction for students located abroad. Additionally, I hold certifications in TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language), TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). As a qualified and experienced tutor, I offer personalized group and one-on-one instruction in various subjects. My expertise includes: Audition preparation College application assistance and essay writing support Reading and English instruction for elementary, middle, and high school students Resume writing guidance Study, test preparation, and organization skills development I provide effective and comprehensive support in these subject areas. Whether your learner requires assistance with academic subjects, college applications, or improving your English language skills, I am here to help your learner succeed. I create a learning environment that is both fun-loving and effective. I include a lot of interaction and visual elements within my teaching to engage learners.
Learners are encouraged to participate in weekly class writing activities and continue to practice their applied reading strategies.
1 file available upon enrollmentLearners should come prepared with a pencil and paper or an alternate writing device to respond actively to reading comprehension questions.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The resources for lessons incorporate critical analysis of the problematic content shared about the global history of marginalized groups as a key learning goal that informs learners of these issues. We will collectively discuss education, opportunities, and civil rights among these groups from an academic, no-bias perspective. Learners will view weekly lessons and activities through a screen-shared presentation via Canva Slides.
Meet the teacher
Welcome! I'm Stacia Orock, and since 2020, I've had the pleasure of shedding light on essential life skills here on Outschool. My classroom now reaches diverse learners from over 30 countries on the Outschool platform. Originally from...