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Reading Tutoring With Mrs. Leslie

Skunk and Badger: A Literature Circle Book Study for Elementary Ages

Mrs. Russell, M.S. Ed.
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(363)
Students will read the book "Skunk and Badger" by Newbery Honor author Amy Timberlake and participate in a Literature Circle based book club discussion, rotating responsibilities and presenting their findings to the group.

Class experience

Students will rotate between these specific "Jobs/Roles":

Debriefer - Student is asked to run the meeting in addition to writing questions about the assigned text to be answered by fellow students.  
Dispatch - Student is asked to make connection with the text (text to self, text to text, text to world) and present them in class.  
Text Detective - Student is asked to locate significant phrases, sentences or passages in the text and explain why they are significant.  
Sketch Artist - Student chooses a scene from the text to illustrate and share with the class.  
Word Detective - Student chooses new or exciting words, looks up their definition and shares them with class.  

Reading schedule:
Week 1:  Chapter 1
Week 2:  Chapters 2 and 3
Week 3:  Chapters 4 and 5
Week 4:  Chapters 6 and 7
Week 5:  Chapters 8 and 9
Week 6:  Chapters 10 and 11
Homework Offered
You will be asked to read approximately 15-20 pages per week and complete your "job" in order to be ready to present to the group each week.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Documents provided by instructor.

A copy of the book:
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.

Meet the teacher

Rising Star
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(363)
Hello and Welcome!

About me:
My name is Carie Beth Russell.  I am the mother of two teenagers, an elderly cat and a forever puppy.  I live in the Midwest region of the United States with my family.  

I am a former public elementary school... 
Group Class


for 6 classes
1x per week, 6 weeks
60 min

Completed by 7 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 7-11
4-6 learners per class

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