The Boys In The Boat Online Book Club for Teens ~ World Literature Series
Adding adventure to the novel, The Boys In The Boat
In this course, The Boys in the Boat Online Book Club for Teens, we will read through the book The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. As we are reading, we will go on rabbit trails of discovery into history, geography, the international games 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 powerful memoir.
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PreviewRabbit Trail: Prohibition
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PreviewQuestions to Ponder
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 Online Book Club for Teens includes the chance to learn spelling and grammar through copywork and dictation. Students will have the opportunity to expand their vocabulary and knowledge of grammar concepts through learning apps and other resources. 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.
Dachelle is a former traditional teacher turned homeschool mom. She has a passion for literature and for adding adventure to her homeschool. She has started several book clubs in her community with the idea that each book club should be a celebration of literature. At Literary Adventures for Kids she takes those experiences and uses them to create online book clubs that add that little bit of magic to your children's education.
“Education should be a living, breathing, tangible thing.”
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