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Kindergarten

Art K

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
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Dance K

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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
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Elementary Technology K

Join the Digital Defenders in the fight against sneaky Spam Spider and evil Dr. Malware! In this course, students will blast into cyberspace where they’ll learn about cyberbullying, being a good digital citizen, and how to stay safe on and off the computer. Students will even learn pre-coding skills by breaking down simple tasks and putting them in step-by-step order.

Duration : 1 Elective
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Health/Physical Education K

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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
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Introductory Spanish

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
Recommended Grade Level : K-5th

Keyboarding K

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
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Language Arts K

Learn to read and write with Penelope the Pirate! In this course, students will go on a language arts adventure where they’ll learn new letters and sounds and how to put them together to make words. Students will go on an alphabet safari, play games, share ideas through drawing and writing, read along with interactive storybooks, and even record themselves sounding out words as they discover a whole new world of letters, sounds and words.

Duration : 1 Core
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Math K

By the end of kindergarten, students understand small numbers, quantities, and simple shapes in their everyday environment. They count, compare, describe and sort objects, and develop a sense of properties and patterns. Students understand the relationship between numbers and quantities (i.e., that a set of objects has the same number of objects in different situations regardless of its position or arrangement). Students understand and/or describe:

Duration : 1 Core
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Music K

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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
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Science K

Dive in and discover science through fun and exploration! This course takes students on a scientific journey where they’ll learn skills in research, problem solving, experimentation, and more. With plenty of hands-on and lab investigations, students will go camping with the Sense Squad and follow Superhero Sam as he protects the world and teaches all about science!

Duration : 1 Core
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Social Studies K

Welcome to the Super Citizen Challenge! Join Miriam and her dog, Ziggy, and learn how to be good citizens and earn badges along the way. Through stories, games and videos, students will explore American traditions, seasonal celebrations, geography, and even economics that will take them to new heights.  

Duration : 1 Core
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Spanish Level 2

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
Recommended Grade Level : K-5th
Prerequisites : Spanish Level 1

Spanish Level 3

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
Recommended Grade Level : K-5th
Prerequisites : Spanish Level 2

Spanish Level 4

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
Recommended Grade Level : K-5th
Prerequisites : Spanish Level 3

Spanish Level 5

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
Recommended Grade Level : K-5th
Prerequisites : Spanish Level 4

Theater K

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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
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten

Visual Arts K

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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
Recommended Grade Level : Kindergarten