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Mon 7:00pm (ET), 8-week Starting 4/22

Mon 7:00pm (ET), 8-week Starting 4/22

Class info

  • Grade 3 - 4
  • Session: Apr 22 - Jun 14 (8 weeks)
  • Day: Monday
  • Time:  7:00 pm (ET)


Class Teacher

Julie Rondinelli

  • Masters in Special Education from Boston College
  • Current special education teacher in a co-taught classroom in MA
  • Certified Wilson Teacher


Course Overview

  • Read 4 books in 8 weeks.
  • Complete reading and writing assignments every week.
  • Engage in discussions and debates guided by a teacher.
  • Develop communication skills.
  • Approach book club meetings with an open and curious mindset, ready to listen and learn from others.


Course Instructions

  • Upon registration, you will receive class instructions for the first session.
  • We do not provide books. Students should buy or borrow books themselves.
  • Students are required to read the book before the class.


Dates for Classes

  • Week 1: Monday, Apr 22,  7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 2: Monday, Apr 29,  7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 3: Monday, May 6,   7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 4: Monday, May 13, 7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 5: Monday, May 20, 7:00 pm (ET)
  • Monday, May 27  (No class)
  • Week 6: Monday, Jun  3,   7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 7: Monday, Jun 10,  7:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 8: Monday, Jun 17,  7:00 pm (ET)


Note: Class size should be maintained between 3-5 students for effective debating. Please select an alternative available time during checkout. Refunds will be processed for canceled classes.

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

"The Tale of Despereaux" is a captivating children's fantasy novel featuring the adventures of a courageous mouse named Despereaux in the kingdom of Dor. Selected for book clubs, it offers engaging storytelling, vibrant characters, and explores themes such as bravery and forgiveness, igniting insightful discussions among readers. This beloved tale has earned its place as a literary gem.

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