English

Teen Book Club! a Book a Week for Avid Readers

A book club format for teens that love to read and discuss!
21 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
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Class

55 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week

15-18

year olds

3-9

learners per class

per learner

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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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will develop ideas involving themes from relevant literature and express their thoughts verbally. 
I am an experienced classroom teacher with a Bachelor's degree in education. I have taught classes involving current events with sensitive topics to teenagers and pre-teens. I led a book club for teens as part of an afterschool program in my previous school district. I have many years of experience counseling and engaging with teens and young adults as a volunteer camp counselor for 5 summers.
Reading: Independently, 200-400 pages per week
Reading Guide Questions: Independently, approximately 10 questions per week
Padlet (Optional): Discuss and respond with classmates as desired
Learners will need to purchase or borrow a copy of the book listed in the class description for the corresponding week. 

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Learners will be informally assessed through responses on their reading guides and through verbal participation during class. 
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 4+ hours per week outside of class.
Some books contain mature content, including sexual assault, gender identity, suicidal thoughts, terminal illness, murder, and racism. Learners must be mature enough to read about and discuss the content of these novels with other members of their peer group. 

Teacher

Theresa McCarty
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
B.S.Ed.
21 total reviews
30 completed classes

About Me

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I am a homeschool mom and former 7th grade math and STEM teacher! I love teaching math in a way that is engaging and promotes conceptual understanding. I began my math teaching career as a tutor in an after school program. I learned so... 
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