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)
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Completed by 36 learners
Once per week
over 6 weeks
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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Kindly note: This is an ESL friendly class, CEFR level — B1-B2 (intermediate). Please feel free to write me via Outschool email with questions. *** Now is the time to use the key skills of speech and debate in the classroom and the world with E.L. Konigsberg's brilliant and beloved From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, a book that seamlessly and hilariously blends mystery and art history into an incredible adventure set at one of the most magnificent places in the world,...
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
Former High School Literature and Art History Teacher, Speech and Debate Coach
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
481 total reviews
499 completed classes
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...