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Reading the Classics - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Read Aloud Class

Nicole Trusky
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Want to read the classics but find them intimidating? Let's read them together! Join me for this read aloud class where we will read Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

Class Experience

US Grade 8 - 11
  • Students will learn about character traits, plot, and themes. Students will learn new vocabulary. Students will learn to summarize what they have read. Students will work on interpersonal skills as they discuss the novel with their peers.
I have taught this novel and others like it in the past, both in person and online. 
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Frequency: available upon request
Feedback: available upon request
Details: Students will be assigned several chapters to read on their own between class meetings.
Students will need their own copy of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Students can purchase or borrow a copy or they can access a free copy on the Project Gutenberg website. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Because we are reading classic literature that was written in a very different time period, the likelihood of coming across something that would not be acceptable in today's literature is high. Many classic novels contain sexism, racism, or other issues that students may not be used to reading. Any time we are reading a novel that contains these issues, I will stop reading and discuss what is wrong about what we read and why we no longer accept that idea or language. Instead of censoring classic literature, I use it as a teaching tool to help students see how much has changed since it was written, as well as how far we still need to go. 
Joined August, 2019
Teacher expertise and credentials
Master's Degree in History from Wilson College
Bachelor's Degree in History from Wilson College
Hi everyone! I'm Nicole Trusky, a homeschooling mom of three and lover of all things history and pop culture! I have a Master in Humanities with a concentration in American Studies and have been studying history for as long as I can remember (my... 
Group Class


for 6 classes
2x per week, 3 weeks
40 min

Completed by 7 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-17
2-8 learners per class

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