Earth Explorers with Marcie Smith
Let’s explore the globe together! We’ll learn about latitudes and longitudes, maps and mountains, and countries and cultures. Grab your passport, and let’s travel around this world God has given us.
IEW- A Recipe for Writing with Robin Storch
This writing course for 5th and 6th-grade students lays a solid foundation of writing skills. Over the course of the year, students will have a basic introduction to the parts of speech as well as learn how to effectively use a wide range of structural models and stylistic techniques in their compositions, as they write on a variety of enjoyable fiction and non-fiction topics.
There will be an at home writing assignment most every week after we cover parts of speech.
Students will need a binder with workbook (https://iew.com/shop/products/student-writing-intensive-level-notebook-packet) for the first day of class. Cost: $5
Beyond Five In A Row with Donna Dalrymple
In this class we’ll be reading “The Boxcar Children, Thomas A. Edison Young Inventor, Homer Price, and Betsy Ross Designer of our Flag. We will cover art, language arts, science, geography, and history as we read and discuss these books. $20
Chemistry & Physics – with Kim Heinecke and Christi Donaldson
Students will begin by exploring the basic building blocks of creation, atoms, and molecules, and then journey through simple chemicals, the laws of motion, and energy in its many forms, before discovering concepts of electricity and magnetism. There will be a reading and homework assignment each week. In class, we will conduct experiments, collect data and discuss observations. *Textbook required: Apologia: Exploring Creation with Chemistry & Physics
Students are required to bring completed homework and textbook to class. Materials needed: 1″ 3-ring binder for class handouts, pencil, periodic internet access at home. $20 fee
The Nature Connection Science with Donna Dalrymple
In this class we’ll be using The Nature Connection book. We will learn how to experience nature with all five senses, whether we live in the countryside, city, or somewhere in between. I’ll be guiding children through inspiring activities like sketching wildlife, observing constellations, collecting leaves, keeping a weather journal, and watching bird migrations, The Nature Connection encourages kids to engage with the world outside and promotes a lifelong love of nature. $15 includes The Nature Connection Book
PE with Kelsey Klaassen and Deziray Click
Our PE class will include all the normal PE skills, games and fun. We will also be putting our students to the test! We will have some fun strength and physical challenges for the students that we hope will empower them to take pride in and responsibility for the body God designed and gave them. $5