This class will cover the basics of literary analysis including Plot, Characters, Theme, Setting and Conflict. Class discussion will be based on the Socratic method with reading homework each week.. We will be reading the following 7 books over the course of the year. Suggested age is 4th – 7th grade, but please follow your child’s reading level. They are listed in the order we will be reading them.
Sign of the Beaver – LIVE Discussion on October 26th
Johnny Tremain – LIVE Discussion on November 9th
Amos Fortune, Free Man – LIVE Discussion on December 7th
Across Five Aprils – LIVE Discussion January 11th
By The Great Horn Spoon – LIVE Discussion February 8th
Caddie Woodlawn – LIVE Discussion March 8th
Homer Price – LIVE Discussion April 12th
Students will participate in a live weekly class with OPTIONAL in game Minecraft assignments Students will participate in a self paced class with ONE Live class discussion for each book read, and OPTIONAL in game Minecraft assignments. Live discussion will take place on select Tuesdays at 3:00 PM CST. Assignments will begin on Tuesday, September 15th with the first live book discussion on October 26th. See the SKrafty Class Calendar HERE.
Students will earn badges as they complete quizzes and a Diamond Armor badge when they complete the whole class.