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Visual Literature: Draw Your Way Through Middle School English and Language Arts

Students will meet each week to read deeply, think critically, and build confidence in writing and grammar skills. This learner-led class is taught by a 15 year veteran ELA teacher skilled in helping students grow linguistically.
Benjamin Corey's Creative Curriculum Cooperative
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Completed by 100 learners
year olds
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Charged weekly
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
55 minutes per class
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Teacher Jordan is a nationally recognized English and Language Arts educator with over 15 years of experience teaching in public schools in the Atlanta area. She is certified in the state of Georgia. She has twice been recognized as Teacher of the Year, and is a beloved debate and public speaking coach as well. 
Although ongoing classes are not supposed to build on previous weeks, topics are often tied to related articles. Learners are encouraged to read these articles in the context of what they have learned in the class meeting. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
- Something to Draw With - Something to Draw On
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
This course incorporates many short, free texts available in the public domain. Some of these stories may involve analyzing emotionally difficult scenes or sensitive historical events and having socratic discussion on these topics. Teacher Jordan has years of experience as both classroom teacher and debate coach ensuring all voices are heard while protecting learners from abusive or aggressive language. Bullying will never be tolerated in the classroom setting, and may result in removal from the class and referral to Outschool's Trust and Safety team. 
Visual Lit features numerous texts from the Public Domain. These texts have been selected to feature diverse perspectives from around the world, including those of traditionally marginalized groups. 
- “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant & ILLUSTRATION
-  Alice Walker 
-“The Interlopers” by Saki
- “The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury
- “The Landlady” by Roald Dahl
- “Rules of the Game” Amy Tan
%20Game.pdf & Amy Tan biographical text

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Benjamin Corey's Creative Curriculum Cooperative
Lives in the United States
Create to learn, learn to create
4294 total reviews
2787 completed classes

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Exploring dynamic ecosystems. Investigating lost civilizations. Building mythologies. The world we live in is too interesting and people in it too creative for learning to be boring! The Creative Curriculum Cooperative is an alliance of educators... 
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