Ages 9-12 Book Club: Classic Literature for Kids

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This Live Class Meets:

– Semester
– 1 x a week

$25 per session

Charlotte’s Web, Roll of Thunder, Heidi

Some books are fads and some are classics that withstand the test of time. Less gimmicky than many of today’s modern fiction books, these books prove that stories can be just as fun even if they don’t have magical creatures in mythical lands. Each week students will read out loud in a group setting* before diving into our project of the week. Projects will vary and include: written responses, poems, collages, crafts, and drawings.

*If your child is Dyslexic special adjustments can be made to ensure your child’s successful engagement. Please contact us prior to registration. To discuss your child’s needs.

What does a typical day in class look like?
In class we will take turns reading the story out loud, then discuss the stories events. We’ll analyze the morals of the story and talk through unfamiliar words. The last 20 minutes of class will allow students to respond to the story either creating a written response, a poem, a collage, craft, drawing, or playing Kahoot.

Class Overview:
– Welcome & Share
– Read & Discuss
-Create a project based on the story

Course Overview:
First Semester
Book 1: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
Book 2: The Mixed Up Files of Ms. Basil E. Frankweiller
Book 3: Charlottes Web
Book 4: Call it Courage

Second Semester
Book 5: The Secret Garden
Book 6: Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry
Book 7: Heidi
Book 8: Little Women

– Art Supplies (paper, pencil, something to color with, scissors, glue or gluestick)
All writing is done online via a Google Docs or NearPod link sent by the teacher.**

**We do not send material that requires being printed. Stories are available via public library or via our shared PDF files. Teachers will confirm story access before the start of each quarter. Students should be comfortable typing online and have basic computer skills (ability to click a link, minimized windows on screen as needed). We cannot accept material written on paper or shared with the teacher via photo, scan, or pdf. or Elementary School

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