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Middle School A: Reading & Analyzing Literature

4.8 (39 ratings)
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Taken by 190 students

Analyzing literature can be intimidating, but we break it down! Students will master middle school level skills in reading and analyzing literature and write short pieces of fiction themselves. They’ll also become a clearer communicator along the way.

Private 1:1
Format
Age 11-14
Learners
Weekly
Classes
50 minutes
Per class
Middle School A: Reading & Analyzing Literature

About this Course

We built our English courses to align with common core standards and provide students with the opportunity to gain a practical understanding of the material through fun and compelling projects.

Billed as

$250 / month

4 classes / month × $62.50 / class
First class free!
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1:1 classes are 50 minutes long and can be scheduled anytime Monday-Sunday from 7am to 7pm PT. To begin, select Try a Free Class to signup. Our team will then match you and set up your first class!

  • Course duration
    4-6 months
  • Lesson
    50 minutes
  1. I can determine the main idea of a text and summarize it in my own words

  2. I can identify two pieces of evidence that support the main idea of a text

  3. I can distinguish between a main idea and supporting evidence

  4. I can explain, in my own words, how the evidence supports the main idea of a text

  5. I can identify impactful, detailed, concise pieces of textual evidence

  1. I can make one inference from a text and support it with two impactful, detailed, concise pieces of evidence

  2. I can write an original paragraph that contains both implicit and explicit elements by showing, not telling

  3. I can write impactful, detailed, concise sentences to support the inferences a reader can make from my original paragraph

  1. I can distinguish between a main idea and a theme

  2. I can identify a theme in a text

  3. I can analyze the relationship between a text’s theme and characters

  4. I can write a paragraph that develops an original theme through a character’s actions

  1. I can define point of view

  2. I can analyze how point of view impacts a text’s meaning and style

  3. I can manipulate point of view in an original paragraph to create an effect such as suspense or humor

  1. I can use context clues to determine the denotative and connotative meanings of words and phrases as they are used in a text

  2. I can spot important words and phrases in a text

  3. I can explain, in my own words, how specific words and phrases impact a text’s meaning and tone

  1. I can identify rhyme and alliteration in a text

  2. I can explain, in my own words, how rhyme and alliteration impact a text’s meaning and tone

  1. I can identify a simile in a text

  2. I can identify a metaphor in a text

  3. I can explain, in my own words, how similes and metaphors impact a text’s meaning and tone

  4. I can write an original paragraph that uses a simile or a metaphor to make a point

  1. Joyful Collaboration

    1. I practice listening to my instructor and sharing my ideas to co-create understanding
    2. I attempt tasks independently and ask my instructor questions when I need help
  2. Unlimited Curiosity

    1. I take ownership of my learning by asking meaningful questions both when I need clarification and when I want to know more about a topic
  3. Nimble Determination

    1. I practice resilience when I am frustrated that I have not yet achieved mastery of a new concept or skill; instead of complaining about challenges, I try new approaches and creative solutions
  4. Invest in Excellence

    1. I arrive to class on time and prepared to learn, with my computer set up with a strong internet connection
    2. I complete my homework on time, and if I cannot complete my homework due to other obligations, I honestly communicate the reasons for late homework to my instructor
    3. I do my best to stay present and on task for the whole session. I support my focus by putting away any distracting technology and setting notifications on my device to “do not disturb” mode

Completion of U.S. 5th grade coursework in English/Language Arts

Who are Juni’s Instructors?

Our instructors are subject matter experts from top US universities. Instructors are highly-vetted and background checked prior to joining and undergo extensive training before ever teaching on our platform.

Upon signing up, parents are asked a series of questions that allow us to match your child with an optimal instructor based on their unique needs and interests. Factors that are considered in our matching process include Learning Style, Personality, Personal Experience, and Academic & Career Aspiration.

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I really like bringing a strong energy to my classes, and sharing excitement with my students about learning new topics.

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Jan 24, 2022
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