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"The Hype About Hyperboles"

In this one-time, hour class, learners will examine meaning, discover origin, analyze examples and create original hyperboles.
60 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Available Times


Sat, Oct 1

Meet once (1 day)
7:00 – 8:00 AM

Sat, Oct 8

Meet once (1 day)
7:00 – 8:00 AM

Sat, Oct 15

Meet once (1 day)
7:00 – 8:00 AM
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Learners will specifically improve their understanding of hyperboles and analyze examples with more success translating figurative language to the literal.  Learners will understand that hyperboles are exaggerated literary devices and will make the connections that these devices are tools. Learners will synthesize two derivates from the Greek word hyperbola and apply the understanding to a guided amusing mental picture ( a mnemonic device). The learner will also create an original "hyped" expression to demonstrate concept understanding.   
I have had relevant training for over 20 years designing, coordinating, classroom teaching, private teaching and tutoring language arts.  However, I believe my lived experience as a mother of seven, while being an educator, has been greater than my training with a M.A. in Education.  Why? Because, in order to be effective at home and in my profession, I learned and lived the art of inspiring unforgettable learning. 
The learner's progress is assessed informally through out the class period.
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Only "public domain materials" and my original materials used in this lesson as class content.


Teacher Jackie, M.A.
Lives in the United States
I am the teacher who simplifies the learning so your learner receives the yearning!!

About Me

I teach core language arts classes and inspire with  simplicity for retention.  The classes include parts of speech, sentence structure, vocabulary, figurative language, and creative writing.  I teach with originality and creativity. I am... 
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