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The Dreamer Novel Study, 3rd-5th Grade, Deep Discussions on Novel's Messages

In this 4 week course, learners practice writing, reading comprehension, deep novel discussions that force them to think critically, and students practice using textual evidence to answer questions.
Thomas, M.Ed.
188 total reviews for this teacher
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55 minutes
per class
Twice per week
over 4 weeks
year olds
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

Reading comprehension
Citing textual evidence to answer questions
Critical thinking in class discussions on various themes
Practice writing the elements of a narrative (Feedback provided)
Socialization with peers
I have been a professional teacher for over 12 years, and when I taught 4th grade, I taught this book, and I created the questions and projects that my colleagues and myself used to deliver instruction for this book. 
Writing the story that begins in week 1
Scholars must read assigned chapters before each class
One week, scholars will create and answer their own questions

The book, The Dreamer Notebook is preferred, but all writing assignments will be submitted digitally with Google Docs
They are evaluated based on class discussions, their written responses, and their story.
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
In this novel, Neftali has a rough relationship with his dad because his dad is very harsh and strict about what he wants Neftali to do. There is also talk of the Mapuche Indians, and the debate the characters encounter is whether or not the Mapuche should be forced off of their land because of Chile's advancing society. 


Thomas, M.Ed.
Lives in the United States
Certified Teacher, Certified Principal, 4th Grade Teacher, Single Foster Dad, Photographer, Gamer, Entrepreneur
188 total reviews
454 completed classes

About Me

First things first. If you see a class you really want to take but need a different day or time, please email me! With enough interest, I can open up new times. (Most likely on the weekends). 

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