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Session1: Mon & Thur 1:00pm (ET), 4-week Jun 20 -Jul 18

Session1: Mon & Thur 1:00pm (ET), 4-week Jun 20 -Jul 18

Class info

  • Grade 3 - 4
  • Session: Jun 20 - Jul 18 (4 weeks)
  • Day: Monday & Thursday
  • Time:  1:00 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 4 weeks.
  • Complete reading and writing assignments before each class starts.
  • 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

  • Class 1: Thursday, Jun 20,  1:00 pm (ET)
  • Class 2: Monday,  Jun 24,  1:00 pm (ET)
  • Class 3: Thursday, Jun 27, 1:00 pm (ET)
  • Class 4: Monday,   Jul  1,    1:00 pm (ET)
  • No class on July 4th
  • Class 5: Monday,    Jul 8,   1:00 pm (ET)
  • Class 6: Thursday, Jul 11,  1:00 pm (ET)
  • Class 7: Monday,    Jul 15,  1:00 pm (ET)
  • Class 8: Thursday, Jul 18,  1:00 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.

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, eleven-year-old Marty Preston finds a mistreated beagle named Shiloh. Determined to protect him from his abusive owner, Marty learns powerful lessons about justice, compassion, and family. 'Shiloh' is a touching story that captivates readers with its heartwarming portrayal of a boy and his dog, becoming a beloved classic for all ages.

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