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Read Through History: The Revolutionary War

In this 4-week course, students will read Nate Donovan Revolutionary Spy and learn about the Revolutionary War, elements of literature, and the Quaker religion.
Erica Sirratt
218 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 6 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

- Learn basic information about the Revolutionary War.
- Know the basic beliefs of the Quakers.
- Learn about setting, point of view, conflict, story structure, and other elements of literature.
- Improve reading comprehension skills.
- Write a complete book summary.
Students will be responsible for reaching the assigned chapters each week. Weekly reading will be about 20-30 pages. Students will also have a reading comprehension worksheet and sometimes an extra worksheet if we don't finish in class.
Students will need access to a copy of Nate Donovan Revolutionary Spy by Peter Marshall and David Manuel. The audiobook version is available on Hoopla (library card required) at no cost. It can also be found online at Amazon:
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will receive constructive criticism on worksheets and summaries as an informal assessment. If requested, I can generate the informal assessment into a letter grade.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
We will be discussing the war, but it is not graphic in the book. We will also discuss the Quaker religion, but strictly as an observation and as a way to understand the characters' decisions in the story.


Erica SirrattWriting and Reading Can Be Fun
218 total reviews
301 completed classes

About Me

I have a lot of passions in life, but two of my biggest passions are reading and writing. One of my main goals is to create a love of literature. If a student can read well, the possibilities of what they can learn are endless. I believe that... 
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