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Sing, Rhyme, and Play with SIGHT WORDS | Preschool and Kindergarten

In this small group of 5 learners max, led by a caring, ukulele-playing teacher, everyone gets their turn. English beginners AND native speakers learn spelling and letter identification through interactive songs and games with SIGHT WORDS.
Ms. Christina
121 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 4 learners
Class
25 minutes
per class
Twice per week
every week
3-6
year olds
3-5
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Meets Twice per week
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10am - 10:25am
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10:30am - 10:55am
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5pm - 5:25pm
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Description

Class Experience

This class sets a positive association with learning sight words in English. After 6-weeks of attendance, learners will 1) be able to identify the sight words they have learned in class and 2) have established the habit of reading one book a day together with a grownup.
> ESL
Ms. Christina began her career as an English teacher in Taiwan. 
> EARLY LITERACY
Later, she worked for seven years in the children's department of a public library with a focus on Early Literacy and multilingual programming.
> EDUCATION
Ms. Christina has a Bachelor of Arts degree in INTERNATIONAL POLITICS and GERMAN.
She has a Master of Arts degree in INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS with a language focus on MANDARIN CHINESE.
HOMEWORK: Find the word of the day somewhere around you — this could be in a book, magazine, label, or sign — take a photo of it, and upload it to the classroom message board.

BONUS: Read one book together with a grownup.

During my early literacy training at the public library, I learned an incredible fact:
If a grownup reads to a child every day for just 20 minutes — basically one book — the child will hear 1.8 million words in one year. 

Therefore, Ms. Christina wants each learner to pick a book of their choice and read it together with a grown-up for homework. This can be any book in any language, and it can even be the same book every day. 

Not only will this daily reading habit expose the learner to 1.8 million words in a year, it will instill in them a lifelong love of reading. With reading being the cornerstone of all subsequent learning, the daily reading habit is the simplest, least expensive way to set your child up for a lifetime of success and joy.
Learners should bring a shaker (rattle, shaky egg, maraca, or anything that makes a shaky sound.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Please be available to "unmute" your learner for their turn to speak, if they cannot "unmute" themselves.

Note Regarding YouTube: 
I never use YouTube during class — all music in class is played live by me on the ukulele or xylophone. The YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/singrhymeandplaywithmschristina, is available for your use before and/or after class, in the event you would like to preview and/or review course content. You do not need an account to watch the videos.
Students may preview and review Ms. Christina's educational content on her YouTube channel, "Sing, Rhyme, and Play with Ms. Christina," www.youtube.com/singrhymeandplaywithmschristina.

Teacher

Ms. Christina
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Early literacy and language teacher — with a ukulele!
121 total reviews
121 completed classes

About Me

Hi, I'm Ms. Christina! I teach early literacy and language classes drawing from my many years working in the children's department of a public library, as an ESL teacher in Taiwan, and now teaching for more than two years on Outschool. I am... 
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