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Ridin' Shotgun! History Through America's Secret Slang (Ages 11-14)

In this one time class, students will explore forms of transportation, from horses to trains to cars and how they influenced the common words and phrases we say every day through interactive discussion and kahoot head-to-head competition.
Janelle Hopkins M.Ed
223 total reviews for this teacher
21 reviews for this class
Completed by 82 learners
50 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Thu Aug 25

Meet once (1 day)
5pm - 5:50pm

Mon Aug 29

Meet once (1 day)
4pm - 4:50pm

Thu Sep 22

Meet once (1 day)
8pm - 8:50pm
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Class Experience

I have a BA in political science and a MEd in Secondary Social Sciences.  I have been teaching World and American History for over 2 years.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:

50 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
Mentions of guns, gambling, dance halls, and saloons.


Janelle Hopkins M.Ed
Lives in the United States
Secondary Social Sciences
223 total reviews
270 completed classes

About Me

Hey y'all! My name is Janelle and I am a History teacher but not your average History teacher. History isn't just about dates and who did what to whom. History is about discovering the motives behind why a country/civilization/empire did what they... 
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