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Courses

Art 3

Silver

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.

Duration: 1 Elective

Dance 3

Portfolio, Silver

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.

Duration: 1 Elective

Elementary Technology 3

Silver

Master the QWERTY keyboard with Maya! In this course, students will journey deeper into cyberspace as they learn where to put their fingers while typing, how technology helps people with special needs, and more. From playing online coding games to getting unplugged, students will learn to balance their time both on and off the computer.

Duration: 1 Elective

Health/Physical Education 3

Portfolio, Silver

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.

Duration: 1 Elective

Introductory Spanish

Silver

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.

Duration: 2 Electives

Keyboarding 3

Silver

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.

Duration: 1 Elective

Language Arts 3

Silver

In this course, students will explore the world of reading and writing as they learn to use context clues and develop skills in spelling, decoding, cursive writing, and more. They’ll also use graphic organizers, videos, and assignments to practice opinion, narrative, and informative writing. Students will meet an astronaut, earn badges for the Junior Astronaut Training Handbook, and draw a space academy recruit—all in the name of learning!

Duration: 1 Core

Math 3

Silver

In Math 3 students will learn about addition and subtraction within 1,000 and understand and use multiplication facts and strategies. They will also understand the basics of division. They will learn about strategies for division, fractions, and measurement. They will also explore time, perimeter, area, volume, mass, and basic geometry. Each lesson will have a lesson in an interactive textbook, a video of an example problem, and homework to practice skills.

Duration: 1 Core

Music 3

Portfolio, Silver

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.

Duration: 1 Elective

Science 3

Silver

Get hands-on learning about physical properties, the energy of motion, the solar system, and more! See the stars with astronomer Professor Cozmo, build a tree house, and discover the science behind skateboarding. In this course, students won’t just learn about science, they’ll see it in action! Through problem solving, experimentation, creating models, and analyzing and interpreting data, students will explore the world of science like never before.

Duration: 1 Core

Social Studies 3

Silver

Grab those backpacks, compasses, and maps and get ready for an unforgettable adventure! In this course, hit the road with Cameron and Jason to discover the regions of the U.S, solve a mystery while learning about the countries of North America, tour Source Central to understand American history and civics, and ride the Great Canadian Rail Ride across Canada. Let’s go!

Duration: 1 Core

Spanish Level 1

Silver

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!

Duration: 2 Electives
Prerequisites: Introductory Spanish

Spanish Level 2

Silver

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. 

Duration: 2 Electives
Prerequisites: Spanish Level 1

Spanish Level 3

Silver

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!

Duration: 2 Electives
Prerequisites: Spanish Level 2

Spanish Level 4

Silver

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. 

Duration: 2 Electives
Prerequisites: Spanish Level 3

Spanish Level 5

Silver

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.

Duration: 2 Electives
Prerequisites: Spanish Level 4

Theater 3

Portfolio, Silver

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.

Duration: 1 Elective

Visual Arts 3

Portfolio, Silver

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.

Duration: 1 Elective