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Second Grade Book Club


Science Fiction Book Club: Stranger in a Strange Land

Explore this classic science fiction work from Robert Heinlein with its timeless parallels for each generation's search for humanity within our own species.
Barbara (Ms Bobbi) Wells
282 total reviews for this teacher
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45 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 6 weeks
year olds
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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Class Experience

Students will gain experience with reading critically for meaning and understanding. Literary terms such as personification, metaphor and simile, point of view, and plot and character development will be discussed and identified with in the text. 
I hold a Bachelors degree in education and have taught English classes for many years. I have loved reading since I read my first chapter book at age 7.  I soon discovered science  fiction and fantasy and have been in love with these genres ever since. More than any thing else I believe instilling a love for good literature and reading helps children develop imagination, good character, and a lifelong habit of learning. This book, 'A Wrinkle in Time', was my introduction to science fiction as a child. It continues to be one of my favorite books. 
Homework assignments consist of reading sections of the book in order to prepare for discussion and analysis. 
A Copy of the book: 'Stranger in a Strange Land' by Robert Heinlein
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will evaluate themselves, based on a teacher developed rubric, and one another at the end of the class. 
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Parent familiarity with the book is always advisable. 


Barbara (Ms Bobbi) Wells
Lives in the United States
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282 total reviews
345 completed classes

About Me

Hello, welcome to my classes. I am a passionate teacher with more than forty years experience teaching  preschoolers to adults. I have taught in  home-school preschools, private preschools and public preschools. I have trained teachers as an... 
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