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Thur 5:00pm (ET), 8-week Starting 4/25

Thur 5:00pm (ET), 8-week Starting 4/25

Class info

  • Grade 3 - 4
  • Session: Apr 22 - Jun 14 (8 weeks)
  • Day: Thursday
  • Time:  5:00 pm (ET)


Class Teacher

Emily Johnson

  • Master's in Elementary Education
  • Current public school teacher in MA (5 years of experience) 


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: Thursday, Apr 25,  5:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 2: Thursday, May 2,   5:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 3: Thursday, May 9,   5:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 4: Thursday, May 16, 5:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 5: Thursday, May 23, 5:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 6: Thursday, May 30, 5:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 7: Thursday, Jun 6,    5:00 pm (ET)
  • Week 8: Thursday, Jun 13,  5:00 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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