• Must have fine motor skills for cutting and gluing
• Must be able to listen, wait, and follow instructions
Novels are the parent’s responsibility to purchase or borrow (audible is also acceptable)
Students will need to purchase supplies to use at home and in the classroom
Purchase foldable consumable pages
About the course
The purpose of this class is to develop a love for literature. Students will master the use of common literary terms and explore various genres of literature.
Novels discussed in class and read at home: Because of Winn-Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo; A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens; Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry; A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle; The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis, student choice of biography or autobiography.
Students are expected to read 20 minutes a day, five days per week for a total of 100 minutes (Parent may choose audible or print reading materials)
ODA teacher will grade weekly assignments (parents may choose to do any or all assignments)
Class Lesson Review questions
In class, students will:
Create a resource book
Discuss a variety of genres
Analyze, make inferences, and draw conclusions
Participate confidently in group discussions regarding assigned class novels
See that your child has the supplies needed to be successful in class.
Attendance is mandatory as each day is a new idea or term
Help your child develop a love of literature by reading to them, with them, as well as listening to them read. Listening to others read, helps the child develop reading fluency.
Supervise student’s weekly assignment sheet (optional). The homework sheet is returned weekly to the One Day Academy teacher for grading.
Secure the novels listed above (borrowed or bought)