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Fractured Fairy Tales - April 2017

Fractured Fairy Tales - April 2017

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$30.00
$25.00
  • Includes certificate of completion
  • Class sessions recorded for later viewing
  • Class may be shared among family members

Looking at Old Favourites in a New Way!

Fairy tales have captivated young and old alike for generations. This six session unit will begin with an exciting exploration of fairy tale conventions. We will enjoy reading timeless treasures and be amazed as these traditional stories are transformed into their fractured counterparts! Come and join us as we eagerly endeavour to fracture a wide variety of story elements, creating a collaborative version of a traditional fairy tale! Students will have the opportunity to write their very own fractured fairy tale to share at our culminating literature fair!

Scope and Sequence for this class:

Exploration of fairy tale conventions

Story Elements (plot, setting, character, point of view)

Engagement in the writing process

Development of Imagination

Presentation Skills

Listening Appreciation Skills

All book selections will be read aloud during the course of the unit.

About the teacher:

Mrs Redekop has been encouraging a love of learning in her students for over 20 years! She has a BA and BED as well as primary specialist qualifications with a background in special education. Mrs. R taught for 10 years in the public school system before beginning her family's homeschooling adventure. The Redekops are very excited to be continuing to homeschool into high school during the 2016-2017 academic year. Mrs R has been an active member in collaborative educational projects and curriculum development. She is passionate about enthusiastically facilitating the growth of life long learners. Mrs. R looks forward to meeting with you soon in a Currclick Live Class.

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  • Withdrawal before 2nd session: Full refund of class fee
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Schedule
Starts
April 18, 2017
Sessions
6
Meets
Tuesday
At
10:00 am Central Time
(UTC-5)
For
60 minutes
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This title was added to our catalog on November 15, 2016.