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This Live Class Meets:

– Ongoing
– 1 x a week

$65 per session

Private Lessons are Ideal for:

    • Students looking for tips on how to improve their own writing.
    • Students who write how they type.
    • ESL Students.
    • Students preparing a writing portfolio

Tutoring for Essay Writing

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This Live Class Meets:

– 6 weeks, Full Semester
– 1 x a week

$65 per session

Private Lessons are Ideal for:

    • Families looking to encourage a joy of reading.
    • Students who struggle with reading.
    • Students who need support with Critical Thinking Skills.
    • Students who struggle with spelling.

Tutoring for Reading Comprehension

Students will revisit classic fairytales in this weekly Book Club. Each week students will read a different story out loud before diving into a project. Projects will vary and include: written responses, poems, collages, crafts, and drawings.

What does a typical day in class look like?

Students will read a story out loud, then discuss the stories events. We’ll analyze the morals of the story before diving into our second book. The last 20 minutes of class will allow students to respond to the story either creating a written response, a poem, a collage, craft, or drawing.
Class Overview:– Welcome & Share

  • Read Out Loud Story Number 1
  • Discuss the morals of the story
  • Read Out Loud Story Number 2
  • Discuss the morals of Story 2 and compare the two versions
  • Create a project based on the story

Course Overview:

Week 1: Goldilocks and the Three Bears,
Week 2: Hansel & Gretel
Week 3: Jack & The Beanstalk
Week 4: Little Red Riding Hood

 

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.

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


This book club features a collection of swash buckling adventures that withstand the test of time. Reading adaptations (shortened versions) of American classics, your kiddo will gobble up each book with enthusiasm. Following our reading time, students will discuss the story before extending our conversation using drawings, creative writing, or Kahoot.


This course is designed to develop the ability to express an opinion with clear supporting reasons and to build critical thinking skills. Students begin to move away from first person focused writing and start to apply their experience to world views.

Course Overview:

Week 1: The Adventures of Robin Hood

Week 2: The Three Musketeers

Week 3: King Arthur

Week 4: Moby Dick

Week 5: Peter Pan

Week 6: Peter Pan

Week 7: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Week 8: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Week 9: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Week 10: Tom Sawyer

Week 11: Tom Sawyer

Week 12: Tom Sawyer

Travel to new worlds and embark on a quest, as we dive into popular heroic tales. This book club meets once a week for 3 weeks. Each week students will discuss what they have read, read together, then spend part of the class time responding to what they have read. Story response can be a written paragraph, a game of Kahoot, or drawing scenes from the epic adventure we are reading about. What does a typical day in class look like?
In class we will then take turns reading the story out loud, then discuss the stories events. We’ll analyze the morals of the story before playing Kahoot or drawing our own fan fiction of what might happen next.

Class Overview:
– Welcome & Share
– Read Out Loud
– Discussion
– Write a Response or Create a project based on the story

Course Overview:
Book 1: Percy Jackson & The Lighting Thief
Book 2: The Maze Runner
Book 3: Divergent or The Hunger Games (class vote)
Learners will read short stories written by Edgar Allan Poe and explore the morals for society cloaked in his murder and mystery. After analyzing the story of the week, students will expand the conversation through either creative writing or Kahoot.

Previous experience with writing a narrative essay is required.

Class Overview:
– Welcome & Share
– Read Out Loud
– Discuss the events in the story and society at the time the story takes place
– Kahoot or Creative Writing

Course Overview:
Week 1: The Pit and the Pendulum
Week 2: The Black Cat
Week 3: The Fall of the House of Usher
Week 4: The Tell-Tale Heart

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Prerequisites:
-Basic computer literacy skills- Students must know how to mute, unmute, and click on a link (links are shared in the chat).

– Basic computer literacy (ability to copy links in chat and paste them into a web browser, ability to minimize zoom if needed, ability to type in Google Docs)

-Typing skills- Students will complete all assignments by typing. They do not have to type with two hands but should be comfortable working writing without using paper. If your child need typing support, please check out our Life Skills Typing Course.

All writing is done online. We do not send material that requires being printed. Stories are shared as PDF files. 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.
Confused by Shakespeare? In this small group class students will learn to decode some of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. We’ll also explore how the Bard’s themes continue to appear in movies and plays today. Over the course of 12 weeks students will read and discuss famous plays, such as Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, MacBeth, and Midsummer Night’s Dream.

*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 then take turns reading the story out loud, then discuss the stories events. We’ll analyze the scene before playing Kahoot or trivia.

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

Course Overview:
Book 1:Romeo and Juliet
Book 2: Midsummer Night’s Dream
Book 3: Hamlet


All writing is done online. We do not send material that requires being printed. Stories are shared as PDF files. 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.

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