Science Fiction Book Club - Masterminds by Gordon Korman
Practice comprehension skills through group discussion, quick written responses, and interactive games during this 4-week novel study. Reluctant readers welcome!
13 total reviews for this teacher
Once per week
over 4 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
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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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Masterminds is a science-fiction mystery that has hooked each and every kid I’ve ever seen read it. It’s fast-paced, exhilarating, funny, and unpredictable. We will use this awesome book as a vehicle for practicing a variety of skills including summarizing, inferencing, predicting, and making connections. We will also discuss plot and story elements, and use context clues to understand unknown words. My goal is to help learners to become stronger readers by practicing comprehension skills in...
This class is taught in English.
Learners will: -Strengthen reading comprehension and analysis skills including summarizing, inferencing, predicting, and making connections. -Learn will learn new vocabulary words and practice using context clues to identify unknown words. -Discuss plot and story elements. -Practice communication, cooperation, and leadership skills. -Respond to reading orally and through writing. They will also have a fun, memorable experience that celebrates the joys of reading!
Learners will read 6-7 chapters per week (about 80 pages). They will write down 1-5 brief conversation starters weekly, such as something they wondered while reading or an interesting new vocabulary word they discovered. I will also provide chapter by chapter reader response questions as optional homework.
2 files available upon enrollmentMasterminds by Gordon Korman
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Parents should ensure that Masterminds by Gordon Korman is an appropriate text for their family before signing up for this class.
Certified Teacher, Experienced Tutor, Book Enthusiast
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
13 total reviews
7 completed classes
Hello there! I’m Ms. Davis. I’m here to talk books and help kids to discover (or celebrate!) a love for reading and writing! My classes are primarily discussion-based, but also include explicit instruction, hands on practice, and fun group...