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Spar Lit Jr. 4: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

In this 6 week multi-day course we will explore the deeper meanings of E.L. Konigsberg's Newbery Award-Winning From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler using debate techniques. ESL friendly, CEFR level — B1-B2 (intermediate)
Cindy Frank
481 total reviews for this teacher
10 reviews for this class
Completed by 36 learners
Class
55 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 6 weeks
8-12
year olds
2-6
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

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 successfully completing this course will be able to:

*To gain confidence in speaking and organization 
*Understand all the basic ideas of debate and rhetoric
*Gain deeper understanding of literature through debate
* To communicate effectively through speaking, thinking adroitly and responding fluently
* Improve memory retention and organizational skills
* Gain confidence and poise in oral presentation
* Expand vocabulary and word usage
*To gain deeper understanding of the nuances of literature
Longtime teacher of literature for both middle and high school students. Founder and former coach of an award-winning Speech and Debate team that competed at local, state and national levels, long-time speech judge for local, regional, national speech events for NCFL and National Speech and Debate Association, former teacher of high school debate and rhetoric, art history, literature, and AP Language and Composition.
Students will be required to read the portions of the text we will be considering for the upcoming week. If students choose to complete the optional homework assignments I will provide immediate written feedback on their work. 
Pencil and paper always!
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
I will be in touch with learners and parents throughout the course to give feedback on student progress.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Gardner’s Art Through the Ages
What is a Masterpiece?  Sir Kenneth Clark
Artists on Art, Ed. Robert Goldwater
Principles of  Art History: The Problem of Style in Later Art by Heinrich Wolfflin
The Story of Art by E.H. Gombrich

Teacher

Cindy Frank
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Former High School Literature and Art History Teacher, Speech and Debate Coach
481 total reviews
499 completed classes

About Me

Hello, Everyone, I'm Cindy Frank!

*Classes limited to 6 students--all have a voice in the classroom
*Each session a full 55 minutes of teaching time
*Extensive and detailed comments on all homework assignments
*All classes are ESL friendly, CEFR... 
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