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.
Join the Viking Robots of Datanorse on their quest to discover their past! In this course, students will journey deeper into cyberspace as they learn the impact of social media, what makes a computer tick, how to share data with Microsoft Excel Online, and more. Through fun games and videos, students will practice coding and focus on typing accuracy and speed.
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.
Students gain knowledge of word origins and word relationships, as well as context clues, to determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words. Instruction includes systematic vocabulary building. Students read and understand grade-level-appropriate material. Students engage in the following learning activities:
In Math 5, students will expand their understanding of whole numbers and place value. Students will work more with fractions and mixed numbers. They will learn about how to multiply, compare, and divide fractions and mixed numbers. Students will also engage with geometric shapes, patterns, and units of measurement.
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.
In Science 5, students will review the scientific method and practice experimental design to help them get ready to plan experiments and prepare for the science fair. They will learn about mixtures, states of matter, and the atomic theory. After studying matter students look at magnetism, describe magnetic fields, and look at how poles interact. They will explore the universe and take a look at our galaxy and solar system.
Travel the world with Ava, using maps and resources as a guide. Set sail across the Atlantic, watch Memory Moments videos highlighting American history events, use the In Other Words feature to understand primary sources, and solve real-world problems such as choosing where to set up a pet-friendly hurricane shelter. By the end of this course, students will create an entire scrapbook highlighting their favorite memories from the journey.
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.