5-6 Classes
​2020-21


5-6 Visual "Artz" 
Teacher:  Mary Johnson
Description: Every class is filled with age-appropriate hands-on activities that broaden art knowledge. Students discover that each artist has a unique and distinctive style including themselves!  We believe it is important to introduce students to many different mediums and various techniques so they have the skills needed to express their creativity. This course covers a wide variety of projects including acrylic, tempera and watercolor painting, clay sculpting, graphite, colored pencil and pastel drawing, multimedia collaging and a few surprises! We also study and recreate famous works of art.  Join us for a year filled with art activities, projects and fun! The Supply/Copy fee covers all art materials for each class.  Grades are based on classroom attendance and participation.  This course does not regularly utilize Igrade. 
Maximum:  14 students
Supply/Copy Fee:  $35.00 (includes all supplies)
Tuition Fee: $345.00 per year/$34.50 per month
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Science 5/6
Teacher:  Holly Hood
Description: In science class this year we will be delving more deeply into the study of fossils, dinosaurs, rocks, matter, heat, energy, climate, ecosystems, and human body systems.  Class time will be spent on the introduction of new material, and then hands-on activities and experiments.  The activity manual will help reinforce the new material at home, and biweekly quizzes will be given to ensure mastery of each chapter’s new concepts and vocabulary.  This class will not only give a thorough review of grade-appropriate topics but also inspire curiosity, wonder, and appreciation of God’s creation.
TEXT: BJU Science 5 (*4th edition),  Text and Activity Manual
Supply fee: $35
Tuition:  $345 per year/$34.50 per month

5-6 Writing and Grammar  
Teacher:  Brooker Miller
Description: Beginning with laying a firm foundation of solid paragraph construction, students will strengthen their academic writing skills brick by brick. Through instruction and class activities, they will spend considerable time learning how to systematically brainstorm and organize their ideas to create well-written paragraphs and cohesive essays. Students will learn to work through the complete writing process through narrative, descriptive, creative, persuasive, explanatory and informative writing. As their experience and confidence grows, students will progress from single paragraphs to a five-paragraph essay. Grammar instruction centers around solidifying the parts of speech along with proper usage and mechanics.
Text: Growing with Grammar, Level 6 (Student Manual & Student Workbook)
Copy/Supply Fee: $30
Tuition Fee: $345.00 per year/$34.50 per month


5-6 Literature  
Teacher:  Brooke Miller
Description: A fun and thoughtful Introduction to Literature class. This course is designed to get the intermediate-age student to improve reading comprehension and critical thinking through a variety of novels, as well as fiction and nonfiction articles. Students will read a variety of genres and learn about plot structure and character development while practicing the art of conversation with fellow students. The novel genres include: a memoir, mystery, and science fiction. In-class activities and projects will allow students to explore their gifts and passions, as well as expand their creativity and thinking skills. Whether you have an avid reader or a reluctant one, this class is intended to excite and encourage a desire and appreciation to read and understand literature.
Text: Comprehension Plus, Level E, Student Workbook, Modern Curriculum Press, Novels: No Summit Out of Sight by Jordan Romero, The 100-Year-Old Secret: The Sherlock Files #1 by Tracy Barrett, and The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart.
Copy/Supply Fee: $30
Tuition Fee: $345.00 per year/$34.50 per month


5-6 History
Teacher: Kristen Brown 
Description

This is going to be a World History Overview!  
ALL INFORMATION TBD

Text:  
Copy Fee: $25
Tuition Fee: $345.00 per year/$34.50 per month





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