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 6th grade+, but please follow your child’s reading level. They are listed in the order we will be reading them.
The Witch of Blackbird Pond – LIVE Discussion on October 12th
Carry on Mr. Bowditch – LIVE Discussion on November 9th
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – LIVE Discussion on December 7th
Rifles for Watie – LIVE Discussion January 11th
Call of the Wild – LIVE Discussion February 8th
Where the Red Fern Grows – LIVE Discussion March 8th
Out of the Dust – 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 11:00 AM CST. Assignments will begin on Tuesday, September 15th with the first live book discussion on October 12th. 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.