725American Literature Discussion Group - Grades 3 - 7
- Aug 13, 2011Literature Discussion Group - Early American History
Minimum/Maximum Ages That Can Attend Grades 3 - 7 (can be older or younger with teacher approval and as space is available)
Minimum/Maximum Students in Class: 6 minimum/15 maximum
Prerequisite:You must have read the entire unabridged book at home or listened to the unabridged tape at home before attending and be ready to discuss the book.
Homework Required: Read the entire book at home and be ready to discuss it.
Pay Per Class Fee: $10 a class or $80.00 for the whole year (covers all 9 classes)
Materials to Bring: The book you read for that month.
Parental Guidance Requirements: All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend class with their children. Parents are required to be in the classroom with those children under 3rd grade level. 4th and up you must be on site or signed up with a parent designee. If you would like to do an errand please remember only one adult may be responsible for only one other family's children during class besides their own children. And if you leave during class you must sign out on the class sheet with contact number and person responsible for your children in your absence.
Description: Students will have read the book at home and come to class ready to discuss it. Then we will have a craft, game or other activity to enhance the book.
Schedule:2:30 - 2:30
Thursday August 18th - Who Discovered America? by Valerie Wyatt - This book will be read in class by the teacher and we will decide who really discovered America.
Thursday September 8th - Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth Speare - Teacher
Thursday October 6th - Stories of the Pilgrims by Margaret Pumphrey - Teacher
Thursday November 3rd - Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos by Robert Lawson
Thursday December 1st - Colonial Christmas Celebration and Civil War Christmas Celebration
Thursday January 5th - Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
Thursday February 2nd - Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson Poetry for Young People Series and other selected poems
Thursday March 8th - Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink
Thursday April 5th - The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick
We have 4 slots open in this class.
If you are interested or have further questions please email Sue Bacon at bacons4@...