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Summer Camp - Summer Reading Support - 6-8Th Grade

Class
Laura McVay
Average rating:4.1Number of reviews:(7)
This 9-week club that meets once a week during the summer offers summer reading and support to 6-8th graders who have summer reading assignments to complete before school begins in the fall.

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 8
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
9 lessons//9 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
What is Exposition?
This lesson will provide a brief lesson about Exposition, followed by a discussion of how the students are seeing Exposition in their individual summer reading books.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
What is Conflict?
This lesson will provide a brief lesson about Conflict, followed by a discussion of how the students are seeing Conflict in their individual summer reading books.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
What is Rising Action?
This lesson will provide a brief lesson about Rising Action, followed by a discussion of how the students are seeing Rising Action in their individual summer reading books.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
What is Climax?
This lesson will provide a brief lesson about Climax, followed by a discussion of how the students are seeing Climax in their individual summer reading books.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
What is a Protagonist? Antagonist?
This lesson will provide a brief lesson about Protagonist and Antagonist, followed by a discussion of how the students are seeing characters in their individual summer reading books.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
What is Setting?
This lesson will provide a brief lesson about Setting, followed by a discussion of how the students are seeing setting in their individual summer reading books.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
What is Falling Action?
This lesson will provide a brief lesson about Falling Action, followed by a discussion of how the students are seeing Falling Action in their individual summer reading books.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
What is Resolution?
This lesson will provide a brief lesson about Resolution, followed by a discussion of how the students are seeing Resolution in their individual summer reading books.
 Week 9
Lesson 9
What is Author's Purpose?
This lesson will provide a brief lesson about Author's Purpose, followed by a discussion of how the students are seeing Author's Purpose in their individual summer reading books.
Students will learn to apply literary concepts while receiving the accountability and support to complete their summer reading projects.
I am a certified secondary English teach with a BA and MA in English. I have tutored AP Human Geography, AP World History, AP US History, AP Government/Econ., AP Language, and AP Literature for over 10 years. I have also tutored ACT English and ACT Reading for several years. The materials that we use is content that I have gathered and used with all my face-to-face students.
Homework Offered
Students need to read their summer reading book between meetings in order to benefit from the class. Students will create a goal pacing guide to help this manage their reading.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Students must purchase a copy of their district's/school's required reading books for this class BEFORE the class and start reading the first chapter BEFORE class. Students also need a notebook to keep their session and reading notes tidy so they can complete possible assignments connected to the book.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Average rating:4.1Number of reviews:(7)
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I am an ACT English and ACT Reading specialist who is bringing my "in-person" expertise to OutSchool. After years in the secondary ELA classroom, I decided to focus on private sector tutoring. I teach ACT English and ACT Reading Prep, and I tutor... 
Group Class

$29

weekly or $260 for 9 classes
1x per week, 9 weeks
60 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 11-14
2-12 learners per class

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