Slaughterhouse-Five Online Book Club ~ American Classic Literature Series for Teens
Adding adventure to the classic novel, Slaughterhouse-Five
In this course, Slaughterhouse-Five Online Book Club, we will read through the book Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut. As we are reading, we will go on rabbit trails of discovery into history, science, art, and more. We will find ways to learn by experiencing parts of the book through hands-on activities.
At the conclusion of the story, we will have a party school to celebrate this classic story.
This online literary guide has everything you need to study the book. This course includes vocabulary, grammar, free-write questions, rabbit trails, and a few project ideas. It is perfect for a month of high school level literature.
Take a sneak peek into the course by clicking the blue Preview button below.
PreviewRead, Write, Learn
PreviewVocabulary and Grammar
PreviewRabbit Trail: Pneumatic Tube and Mimeograph Machine
PreviewMagic Dust: Air Pressure Experiment
PreviewRabbit Trail: Four Dimensions
PreviewRabbit Trail: "A Mighty Fortress is Our God"
PreviewShow What You Know
What is in an Online Book Club?
We will go on rabbit trails of discovery. We will hop off the traditional roads of literature studies and meander down paths about pop-culture, history, biographies, poetry, music and more. We will take deep dives into some of the subjects touched on in the book and broaden our minds with new adventures.
We will also bring literature to life by sprinkling a bit of magic dust along the way. These hands-on projects will take us into the book through science, art, games and more. We will touch, see, feel and learn about the book through the activities.
Vocabulary & Grammar
Every Family Online Book Club includes the chance to learn spelling and grammar through copywork and dictation. We will also discuss literary elements found in the book and use our new knowledge for a writing project.
The pinnacle of the Family Online Book Club experience is the Party School! At the end of each literature study, we will celebrate the book with a party. Invite friends or family over for food and fun! All the ideas for food, decorations, and activities are included.
Frequently Asked Questions
Chantelle is a homeschooling mom to 6, with one graduate! She has homeschooled all ages from preschool through high school. With a desire to educate her children in a way that appeals to their learning styles, she has learned to embrace technology and use it to enrich their studies. She has successfully made the classics appealing and relevant to the high school crowd through the effective use of technology and modern culture.