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Read Aloud Book Club | Summer Reading | ELL, ASD, and Dyslexia Friendly

Dana Leon | Reading | Movies
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(41)
Follow along as I read aloud, model thinking, and ask questions about the story. This ongoing book club provides access to age-appropriate texts for striving readers boosting vocabulary and comprehension. Bonus Kahoot games!

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 5
Beginner - Advanced Level
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
Aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
Students will demonstrate improved comprehension skills, including the ability to analyze text, make inferences, and summarize main ideas.

Students will expand their vocabulary by actively engaging with grade-appropriate words and phrases encountered in each text, as per the Common Core State Standards for Language (L).

Students will continue to develop critical thinking skills by consistently analyzing characters' motivations, evaluating plot development, and interpreting themes.

Students will continue to explore diverse perspectives and cultures represented in literature, making connections between their reading experiences and broader historical and cultural contexts.
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
A Kahoot quiz will accompany each read aloud to check comprehension.
Grades Offered
Grades offered upon request.
Read alouds have additional benefits for multi-lingual learners and children who struggle with reading: it exposes them  access to age-appropriate contexts, broader vocabulary and background knowledge, and models fluency and expression. 
Read alouds are great for all readers but are particularly beneficial for multi-lingual learners, ELLs, and students with Dyslexia or other special learning needs.
A optional graphic organizer for reading comprehension will be provided ahead of each session for students to take notes on the chapter based on the current comprehension skill we are working on for that chapter.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
We will play a Kahoot game during each class session. Learners do not need a separate account for this, but may need help joining the game. 

Some words, phrases, paragraphs or contexts may be changed or removed from the original works. I do this with great care to maintain theme and character traits while attending to appropriateness and readability for learners at this age level.
• The Secret Garden (with some language and contexts removed)

• This class provides graphic organizers, with permission, from the One Stop Teacher Shop. The store can be found here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/One-Stop-Teacher-Shop/Category/-128998-7th-Grade-Spiral-Review-206056?gclid=Cj0KCQjwlPWgBhDHARIsAH2xdNfLKAhonGPAfGmR3w9KKtlLegEiXX7xFLWic9uMeyNL3CLM_JYJGDsaAi0AEALw_wcB
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(41)
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Group Class


weekly ($10 per class)
3x per week
30 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 8-11
2-12 learners per class

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