Kindergarten students must be age 5 by September 1, 2016.
Science: Animals (1 hour)
Animals are a fascinating part of God's creation. Students will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation through hands-on activities and games. We will explore animals in winter & animal tracks (with cool replicas). We will dive into animal food chains and webs with a variety of hands-on materials and plenty of games to help solidify the learning process.
Lori Holtorf has provided many hands-on classes for fellow homeschoolers over a 15 year span. Her favorite learning experiences to bring to the children are science, art history and country studies. In her spare time she enjoys time with her family (husband- Dave , 3 children, 7 grandchildren) ,quilting and organizing.
Beginner's Spanish (1 hour)
PUBLIC SPEAKING (20 minutes)
We will cover various topics such as: greetings/introductions, seasons/weather, numbers, food, colors, and more. We will also discuss music, culture and food. Weekly newsletter will have resources and pronunciation guide.
Clarissa Rice has an undergraduate degree from University of Northwestern St. Paul in Spanish Language. She taught for two years before pursuing her Master's of Education in K-12 Spanish in Missouri. She also worked for three years as a Spanish interpreter at a non-profit in Kansas City. She finished her Master's in time to stay home with her two kiddos and is dappling in homeschooling her oldest, a preschooler. She loves all things Spanish and is excited to share her passion in the homeschool community!
DESCRIPTION: One time during the session, each student will have the opportunity to share in front of their class about a a favorite pet, family outing, special project, interesting information about a historical place, something they're studying, etc.
VOLUNTEER TEACHER: SAME AS GYM TEACHER
GYM (40 minutes)
DESCRIPTION: Fun group & skill games
VOLUNTEER TEACHER: K-1st: Wendy Speary
1st-2nd: Tenille Rounds
2nd-3rd: Jamie Miller