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BOOK CLUB~Preparing for Reading Success~Reading Comprehension, Literacy, Fluency

Self-Paced Short Story Study: Speaking of Courage by Tim O'Brien for 4th of July

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Mr. Van, Certified Teacher
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(58)
In this single lesson course, we will celebrate Independence Day by studying a classic short story by Tim O'Brien through reading comprehension, vocabulary, analysis, and short answer classroom discussion.

Class experience

US Grade 7 - 9
Beginner - Intermediate Level
• Students will strengthen their focus and reading-comprehension skills  
• Students will learn to critically think and pose questions during and after reading a text that help it become more engrossing, educational, and enriching 
• Students will learn how to structure their ideas verbally and communicate when posed with various ideas and perspectives
• Students will learn to analyze nonfiction text and use it to inform a fictional texts
Bachelor's degree from Grace University 
Certification to Teach Secondary Students from the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Endorsement in English/Language Arts from the University of Nebraska at Omaha
ACE Educator
Over 10 years of experience in various educational positions
Homework Offered
• Students will be asked to follow along to the reading of one short story • Students will be asked to engage in the video-lesson • Students should reply to the prompts posed in the video-lessons in at least five sentences • Students should reply to 1 other student per prompt in at least three sentences • Depending on reading level, this should take 1 to 2 total hours
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
NOTE: I am NOT affiliated with the following source

The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
https://a.co/d/8mXvpYb
This is a war story based on the author's experience in the Vietnam war.  Because of this, the story includes:
• Graphic language including F and Sh
• Depictions of war
• A horrific death
*NOTE: These topics will be addressed with maturity and reverence for soldiers who sacrificed their lives
 
The story also includes
• Another mention of death of a friend (outside of war)
• Allusions to desired romance 
*NOTE: One again, these topics will be addressed with maturity and reverence for soldiers who sacrificed their lives
NOTE: I am NOT affiliated with the following source

The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
https://a.co/d/8mXvpYb
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(58)
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Hello!

My name is Paul Van Moorleghem or, more simply, Mr. Van!

I realized that I loved to learn waaaaay too late in life.  It was upon this realization that I decided to go back to school and get my certification to teach.

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Self-Paced Class

$15

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1 pre-recorded lesson
1 week of teacher feedback
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1 year of access to the content

Ages: 11-15

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