Reading Can Be Puzzling: Popcorn Words (PART 3) | ELA & ESL
This is Part 3 of a 3 part course. In this final 9 weeks, students will learn 3-5 sight words per lesson in addition to writing, beginner reading, and spelling in English while using NearPod. This is an ELA & ESL friendly course!
Shields Scholars by Cassondra Shields
215 total reviews for this teacher
6 reviews for this class
Completed by 15 learners
year old learners
Pre-Kindergarten-1st US Grade Level
learners per class
$12 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 9 weeks
30 minutes per class
**This is Part 3 of this course series and builds on Part 1 and Part 2. Please enroll in Part 1 and 2 first if your learner has not done so already.** **This class is also ELA and ESL friendly! Please send an inquiry if you have a second language learner and you'd like more information. In this multi-day course, learners will use NearPod to practice beginner level reading, vocabulary, spelling, and writing, but most specifically, working on sight words and high frequency words. Sight words...
This class is taught in English.
Students will learn over 100 popcorn words in this 3 part course and practice reading them in sentences.
Cassondra Shields (Ms. Cassie): Cassondra has been an ESL (English as a second language) teacher for four years to the age groups 3-15. She graduated from the Honor's Program at The University of Nevada, Reno with a research thesis on adolescent conduct disorder attributes and how those attributes were statistically represented in adult incarceration and recidivism rates based on longitudinal study results. In order to conduct this type of research, Cassondra studied behavior, neurology, and psychology of children for several years as well as additional English and writing courses to write about this type of research. She has brought her expertise on child development and learning behaviors to Outschool as the curriculum developer for Shields Scholars. Cassondra is also a homeschool mom to her own children. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● Rheagan Bloomquist (Ms. Rheagan): Rheagan earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She has a passion for helping people, and she believes every child can succeed when given the chance. She has experience working with elementary school children in her local independent school district. She also has prior experience teaching special needs kids. What Rheagan wants most is to make education exciting rather than scary; her goal is to help all children feel welcome, safe, and smart. She is excited to create a nurturing and fun learning environment for all children with Shield’s Scholars. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●
There will be no formal homework, however there will be printable booklets containing the lesson sentences. There will be two booklets available per lesson - one that contains all of the mnemonic device photos above the sentences and one without the photos for advanced practice.
1 file available upon enrollmentNEARPOD: NearPod is an interactive, online resource that we use for class. NearPod includes games relevant to the lesson to keep learners engaged the entire time since there is something for them to be focusing on and physically doing every few minutes. This can include little quizzes, matching, drag & drop, drawing, 3D, virtual reality, etc. NearPod is necessary for your learner to participate in addition to Zoom. If available, two devices is ideal for these classes. Most of my students like to have Zoom up on one device and NearPod on a touch device such as a tablet, iPad, or smartphone to make clicking on answers easy for little fingers. However, two separate devices is NOT necessary to participate if not available! ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● PLEASE FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS Check our classroom posts! Within the hour prior to the class start time, there will be a classroom post with the NearPod hyperlink AND 5 digit code to our specific lesson. The hyperlink will take you straight to the lesson via your browser. If using a tablet/iPad/smartphone, download the NearPod application and enter the 5 digit code . Enter your learner's name on the top line Leave the second line blank Click "Join Lesson" ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● DEMO LESSON FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS Practice logging in to the demo lesson below to get an idea of how to use and setup NearPod: Link: https://app.nearpod.com/?pin=IYDQ5 Code: IYDQ5 ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● EXPECTATIONS **Your learner will likely need your help the first few times they use NearPod because of this age group. Please stay close during class in case they need assistance. **Each class will have a different link and code available in a new post prior to each lesson. You can also message us at any time with questions! We are happy to answer. :)
There will be no formal assessment. I want these classes to be fun and encouraging, not stressful.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Because of this age group, parental supervision is strongly advised. We will use NearPod for every single lesson, meaning your student will likely require your assistance in getting it set up for them as well as helping them navigate the lesson the first one or two times.
We will use NearPod for every single lesson. Having the NearPod lesson up and ready to go for your learner is required for participation.
Shields Scholars by Cassondra Shields
Preschool, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade Curriculum
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
215 total reviews
236 completed classes
Hello! My name is Cassondra Shields. I am the owner, developer, and creator of "Shields Scholars", which is an organization on Outschool dedicated to learners 3-8 years old. At Shields Scholars, we focus heavily on core material that is not only...