Elementary art courses are designed with the belief that everyone can learn how to draw and that studying, copying, and learning from the great artists of the past is the best way to develop the great artists of the future.
Students taking dance are often involved in local classes in their community, and some dance professionally. However, students can also opt to identify key skills to develop, align these goals with the course competencies, and have these activities documented for their elementary transcript.
Go on a scavenger hunt with Community Helper Kyle! In this course, students will blast into cyberspace where they’ll learn about problem solving, breaking down tasks into steps, and how to stay safe on and off the computer. Through fun games and videos, they’ll find and remove computer bugs, build a playground with a computer-programming robot, and create their own digital artifact.
Students demonstrate the motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities. They demonstrate knowledge of movement concepts, principles, and strategies that apply to the learning and performance of physical activities. Students assess and maintain a level of physical fitness to improve health and performance. Students demonstrate knowledge of physical fitness concepts, principles, and strategies to improve health and performance.
Join Juanito and Rosalinda on a trip to explore the sights, sounds, and traditions of Mexico. In this course, students will be introduced to the Spanish language and culture through vocabulary, songs, stories, videos, and more. Along the journey, students will meet the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and learn the story of Araña Pequeñita. They will also record and listen to themselves speaking new words in Spanish. This is the first level of elementary Spanish.
Students learn proper finger placement and engage in systematic instruction to build both accuracy and speed. Instruction is customized to student skill level and learning preferences, continuously increasing fluency and efficiency in typing skills.
In grade one, students understand the basic features of reading. In this course, students will go on a reading adventure where they’ll learn sight words and develop skills in writing, vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, and more. Students will learn to read and write by understanding how letters and letter combinations make certain sounds. Join Cameron the Camper as he uses question words, his spelling backpack, and other fun tools to dive deeper into reading!
By the end of grade one, students understand and use the concept of ones and tens in the place value number system. Add and subtract small Measure with simple units Describe and analyze data Understand and use numbers iup to 100 Organize, represent, and compate data Use mathmatical reasoning Understand and use place value
Students taking music are usually involved in a local troupe or classes in their community, or even professionally participate in acting or other aspects of the theater. However, students can also opt to identify key skills to develop, align these goals with the course competencies, and have these activities documented for their elementary transcript.
Join Astro-Girl as she travels through space to learn about the sun and stars. Then, shrink yourself to the size of a bug in Lily’s World of Plants! This course will take students on a scientific journey where they’ll learn skills in research, problem solving, experimentation, and more. Students will meet scientists, help a baby duckling find its parents, and follow a zookeeper as he cares for animals.
Super Citizen to the rescue! Join the exciting community of Heroville where students become superheroes-in-training and will undergo the Library Quest scavenger hunt, puzzles, and even solve a mystery. This course will develop students understanding of citizenship in the home, school, and community to become a SUPER citizen.
Get ready for an adventure! In this course, students will travel through Spain with Carmen and Mateo to experience the culture and traditions of this beautiful country. Students will continue to build their Spanish speaking and listening skills with new vocabulary, songs, and stories, and even play a Dominoes game!
The global tour continues! This course takes students on a trip through the scenic country of Peru, where they will learn vowel and letter sounds. Students will join Martín and María as they explore Machu Picchu and learn about the Peruvian culture with an authentic recipe for chocolate caliente.
It’s island time! Daniela and Santiago guide students on a tour through the colorful culture and traditions of the Caribbean. Students will build on their previous Spanish language skills by learning how to ask and answer questions. Along the way, students will visit the El Yunque Rainforest and learn how to dance the merengue!
Pack your bags—you’re going to Argentina! In this course, students will experience the culture and traditions of this unique country alongside Mercedes and Armando. Students will continue to build their Spanish vocabulary, learn about verb conjugations, and use adjectives. Along the way, students will visit interesting places throughout Argentina such as Patagonia and the beautiful waterfalls, Las Cataratas del Iguazú.
Costa Rica, here we come! Join Paula and Carlos on a tour through the beautiful culture and lush rainforests of Central America. With an emphasis on using mostly Spanish, this course will help increase students’ language skills. In addition, students will learn about greetings in different Spanish-speaking countries, practice writing in Spanish with a typing activity, and continue to practice their speaking and listening skills.
Students taking theater are usually involved in a local troupe or classes in their community, or even professionally participate in acting or other aspects of the theater. However, students can also opt to identify key skills to develop, align these goals with the course competencies, and have these activities documented for their elementary transcript.
Students engage in age-appropriate activities. Either planned by parents with guidance from a PEC. Or students may take an art theory and practice online course.