Read and Discuss Classic Literature Club!
Join us for an adventure! We read selections from such classics as Little Women, The Secret Garden, and Black Beauty, and discuss what the characters did, learned, and how they changed. Then we predict what will happen next!
Christine's Crochet and More
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Completed by 20 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
55 minutes per class
In this class, we will read selections from classic literature aloud and take time to reflect on what was read. At each meeting we will spend about 30 minutes reading a selection in class, then take the last 10 to 15 minutes of each class to analyze what we read, including the setting, action, the main points of the selection, what the characters did during that selection, and how they changed during that selection. We will also make predictions about what may happen next. Example of...
In this class students will listen to selections of classic literature and discuss the elements of plot, analyze the characters, discuss the setting and make predictions about the story. Reading comprehension is the main learning goal, and we will explore during the course of the class how authors use literary devices such as foreshadowing, flashback, and metaphor to communicate with the reader. We will also learn how to make predictions about what may happen next.
Having taught literature to young readers in homeschool co-ops, I know reading aloud increases comprehension, expands vocabulary, and creates a real love of reading that will last a lifetime. Each one of my own children love reading, and I now enjoy listening to them read aloud to our family. We grow and learn reading classic literature together, analyzing the characters, comparing and contrasting the worlds of yesterday to our modern times, and gain understanding through the trials the characters face. Join us for an adventure!
Discussion will concentrate on the text read during class, however if your student shares additional information about the text during the discussion, that is also encouraged.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
There are themes if illness and death that are explored in age appropriate ways. If your student is sensitive to these subjects, please discuss it with them before enrolling.
Christine's Crochet and More
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113 total reviews
140 completed classes
Hello! I am a homeschooling mom of 4, an algebra and writing tutor, and a STEM and crochet teacher. There is limitless information to learn and many formats to choose from. Experience has taught me that we learn better together. On Outschool, we...