Little House in the Big Woods – Grades 2 – 5 – Spring 2024 – 10 Weeks
Thursday, March 28 2024 @ 9:00AM – Thursday, June 27 2024 @ 10:30AM EDT
Grade/Level:2 – 5
Day of Week:Thursday
Class Times:9:00AM – 10:30AM (ET)
- Thursday, March 28 2024 @ 9:00AM EDT
- Thursday, June 27 2024 @ 10:30AM EDT
- Event Categories:
- 2023 – 2024 Classes, Social Studies / History / Geography, Spring 2024 Classes, Writing / Literature / Grammar
- Event Tags:
- Eva Goldstein-Meola, History, Literature, Spring 2024
- Virtual (Jigsaw/Canvas)
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Can you imagine growing up in a log cabin?
Hunting for and growing all your own food?
Having no television?
Welcome to the world of Laura Ingalls Wilder!
Come meet Laura and her family as she introduces us to her life in the first book in her series, “Little House in the Big Woods”.
In this class, students will explore what life was like on the frontier in the late 1800’s through a multi-disciplinary class that explores the life of a pioneer family by incorporating reading, writing, science, social studies, art, cooking and photography.
Homework will be approximately one to two hours weekly between reading and crafts/creative homework.
Have your child join us as we travel back to 1867!
NOTE: This class must reach the minimum of five students by March 5, 2024 to run. If we do not reach this minimum, parents will be notified by email.
Excellent class with clear and detailed guidance
I believe my rising 7th grader has greatly benefited from taking the summer Powerful Paragraphs class from Eva. There were precise and detailed instructions on brainstorming, constructing varied and expressive sentences, and usage of transitional phrases, all in the context of the different writing structures they studied each week. The weekly reviews of past lessons and the incremental addition of new stylistic techniques were great reinforcement for the concepts being thoughts. It was also useful to have the numerous sample writings provided for reference with each lesson. Through out the class, they kids had a growing list of “banned” words to encourage them to choose more expressive and nuanced alternatives (started with one or two and grew to maybe ~15). Overall, a great class for my child who is still in the early stages of honing his essay writing skills.
My daughter loved learning about “unsung heroes” of the Civil Rights Movement: individuals who deserve recognition, but receive little in the history books. Ms. Eva ties in historical background information extremely well to the book to help understand the bigger picture to further appreciate Claudette Colvin’s courage.
10 out of 10!
My son just finished ESSAY INTENSIVE, a 10-week course focusing on Critique Writing, Expository Essays, Persuasive Essays, Compare/Contrast Essays and Narrative Essays.
I really appreciate what you have accomplished in the course of 10 weeks!
What a change I saw in my son’s writing.
He would never admit it, but I think that he even likes writing a little now that he understands how to write!
As with our original OTA class, this experience has been incredible!
Forget 5 Stars – it is a 10 out of 10 in my book.
Eva’s Literature Classes are Amazing!
All of Eva’s Literature Classes are amazing.
My daughter MOST RECENTLY loved learning about “unsung heroes” of the Civil Rights Movement: individuals who deserve recognition, but receive little in the history books. Ms. Eva ties in historical background information extremely well to the book to help understand the bigger picture to further appreciate Claudette Colvin’s courage.
She has taken HIDDEN FIGURES, TWICE TOWARDS JUSTICE, AMERICAN GIRLS, WONDER, FISH IN A TREE, TO HOPE AND BACK and REFUGEE with Eva.
Each class was better than the one before!
Do not miss out on Eva’s literature classes!
This class should be mandatory!
I signed up my 8th grader for this class because I wanted him to start thinking about his future.
What I didn’t expect is him initiating meaningful discussions about our cost of living inflation, budgeting, work-life balance etc.
My son will be attending a college prep high school this fall and has already told me he won’t “going to be an idiot who blows over $100 a month on lattes at the cafeteria”.
I am so thankful for this class.
It really got my son thinking about the future.