Each session would consist of:-An emphasis on reading and writing through shared inquiry and via authentic technology. Through out the week, shared activities encourage students to develop effective reading and thinking strategies.-Weekly assessments on story comprehension, critical thinking rubrics and activity scores will be used to monitor progress and participation.-Goals all align with Common Core Standards in Reading, Speaking and Listening, and Writing. -Students would strive to do 16 hours of English language arts work (4 hours per week for four weeks) with teacher support. -Teacher support each day of the week, Monday-Thursday-Video lessons, monitoring, and feedback from a licensed teacher (done virtually)-Video lesson and recorded text, which are available for students to access on a daily basis at their convenience. -Virtual office hours throughout each weekday (during designated hours) for times when students need support with their work.Materials used would be from the Junior Great Books Series. The stories for the week will be available online, with audio recordings for struggling readers. Nonfiction books will be explored to provide additional insight into understanding the theme cluster questions. Students will participate in online activities and share their answers to theme related cluster questions that are interpretive in nature. Students will be asked to read other student's responses and add to their initial responses. Students would need access to Reading A-Z, Epic books and Schoology to participate in this course.