Where the Red Fern Grows: An Advanced Historical and Literary Analysis

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In this small class, (5 days total) learners will read and analyze "Where the Red Fern Grows" and engage in activities to strengthen critical thinking skills and deepen understanding.

Class Experience

US Grade 4 - 7
Advanced Level
-Students will improve their critical analysis skills.
-Students will compare and contrast the time period of the book with current times.
-Students will consider cause and effect within the literature and examine what if situations. 
-Students will improve communication regarding explaining ideas and opinions.
-Students will cite evidence from the text to justify arguments and ideas. 
I have a BA in Political Science, a MA in secondary teaching certification in all social subjects 5-12 and a post-Masters degree in educational technology to enhance learning.  I've taught social studies subjects for 10+ years, with a majority of my experiences teaching American History.  I've also attended several workshops and professional development opportunities focused on incorporating America's past in current discussions about today's landmarks, historic buildings and monuments. 
The book "Where the Red Fern Grows" should be purchased or downloaded.  I will supply other resources, which can be downloaded or printed.  
I will provide ongoing formative assessment and can provide parents with individualized assessment if they want it. 
3 hours 45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
As with many social science topics, sensitive material/topics are likely to occur.  As a certified and professional teacher, I will work hard to assure that all discussion/content is age appropriate.  Without giving away huge details in the book, parents should be advised that there are sad elements involving death.

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Meet the teacher

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(535)
I'm a mother of 3, certified teacher, and life-long learner.  I believe learning should be fun and teaching is my passion!

Hello from Indiana!  I have a B.A. in Political Science, a M.A. in Secondary Education (Social Sciences) and an Ed.... 
Group Class


for 5 classes
5x per week, 1 week
45 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(8)
Completed by 12 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 9-13
3-6 learners per class

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