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Beyond the Book 6/8/20 to 6/17/20
June 8, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm$40.00
Beyond the Book
Multiple Session Class
Thirty minute sessions twice a week for two weeks.
Upper Elementary and Middle School: rising 3rd-rising 6th grade (7-12 years old)
Join together weekly to chat, read a good book, and reconnect with friends. In this group, students will learn about reading strategies such as questioning, making predictions, visualizing, monitoring comprehension, synthesizing, making connections, inferring, and determining importance. They will discuss what they read and have an opportunity to participate in fun and engaging reading activities related to identifying the mood, tone, key details, and main ideas of what they read. Students will have the chance to share their thoughts, ideas, and favorite parts of the book in an online community using Flip Grid.
Max of 15 students
Monday 6/8, Wednesday 6/10, Monday 6/15, Wednesday 6/17 all from 4:30-5:00 p.m.
Elementary School Tutor
Mrs. Pennell graduated from Shenandoah University with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. She has taught primarily first and second grade for the last six years. Currently, Mrs. Pennell teaches first grade for Spotsylvania County Public Schools. Mrs. Pennell is passionate about helping struggling students reach their fullest potential and finding fun, new ways to help students learn. She enjoys working one-on-one with students to get to know their strengths, as well as small group of students so that they are able to build off of each other's strengths. She loves watching students gain confidence in their learning abilities and fail forward.
When Mrs. Pennell has spare time, you can find her with her husband, Mike, doing any kind of outdoor activity or traveling all over Virginia or Pennsylvania to visit their family and friends. She also enjoys being near a lake or the beach, reading, and soaking in the warm sunshine.
Mrs. Pennell enjoys working with students of all ages and loves to watch the "lightbulb" moments!