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2022 Fall Semester Classes

Below is a breakdown of our Fall '22 classes for each Monday we meet during the semester.

All Day Classes, 9-11:50 am

Nursery - $0

We have a nursery available for infants-2 years old who have older siblings in the co-op. The nursery will have at least 2 adults in it at all times. There is no charge for the nursery; however, you will be responsible for providing all snacks, drinks, diapers, etc. for your child.

Preschool - $15

Available for 3 and 4 year olds who have older siblings in the co-op. There will be a variety of subjects covered through hands on learning and play. One class period will also be used for a snack/recess time. You will be responsible for all drinks and snacks for your child. This class is a courtesy class for our younger children and is a supplement to anything they are learning at home with you.

K-1st Grades - $20

Kinder and 1st graders will all sign up for one class. They will be separated by the teachers the first day of class based on the knowledge they have and the skills they have mastered. Your child will stay in one classroom for the entire morning. Each class will have some form of mathematics and reading, as well as other areas of learning. One class period will also be used for a snack/recess time. You will be responsible for providing all snacks and drinks for your child. This class is a supplement to what your child is learning at home with you.

1st Period Classes, 9-9:50 am

Math Skills, 2nd-3rd grades - $10

We will be reviewing addition and subtraction with regrouping, telling time, recognizing and counting money, fractions, multiplication, division, place value, even/odd, counting by 2, 3, 5, 10. We will move around the room a lot as we work, review, and play in groups with math games.

P.E., 2nd-3rd grades $10

Let's get moving! In addition to learning a new P.E. skill every week, your student will also focus on character building among peers.

Cooking, 4th-5th grades - $15

In this hands-on cooking class, we will explore recipes: learn how to read them, what happens if a baking recipe is altered, and what can be substituted when the right ingredients aren't in your kitchen. Students will learn how to measure solids and liquids correctly as well as learn different techniques for food presentation, cooking, cleaning, and safety in the kitchen!

P.E., 4th-5th grades - $10

P.E. Class will consist of fun exercising games. We will teach kids good exercise habits while having fun. Dodgeball, jump rope, soccer and kickball are just some of the many activities we will be doing for the kids. Boys and girls are welcome to join.

Art, 6th-8th grades - $15

This is a fun, relaxed class to teach students the how's and to's of different painting techniques along with other types of art.

Great Empires, 6th-8th grades - $10

The Great Empires Activity Study offers a hands-on view of fourteen different nations throughout history, from ancient and modern, tracing the history of each as they rise and fall in power. The study consists of a series of text lessons supported by independent projects specifically belonging to each nation being studied. Students investigate the different cultures and famous people from each empire through the text lessons, cultural projects, mapping projects, and recipes.  Each student will be responsible for providing food one week.

Writing, 6th-8th grades - $5

In this class, students will discover the joy of writing!  This class will help students find their writing voice and strengthen their writing skills. We will use a variety of creative writing ideas, along with language arts foundations to help them further their love for writing. A few examples of lessons are write a fictional story based off of a famous work of art, write a Mad Libs inspired story, write a fictional animal and their environment, write about a real life hero and why they inspire you, etc.

Drama, 6th-12th grades - $10

This class is being offered two periods. It will be focusing on activities, short scene performances, and improv games to help students build self-confidence as they learn drama and speech skills. These acting exercises focus on stage movement, using props, showing emotion through facial expression, and speaking in front of an audience. Our goal is to develop effective oral expression and stage presence, as well as learning fundamental theater-related terms and concepts. **There may be one or two short monologues or dialogues they will be expected to memorize toward the end of the semester.

Chemistry, 9th-12th grades - $50

This high school two-semester course will cover foundational chemistry and chemistry lab. This course will require approximately 5 hours of course work outside of the co-op class per week. Pre-Algebra or Algebra should be completed before taking this class. Course work will include weekly in-class labs and instruction. At home, students will complete a weekly lab write-up, reading and tests through Master Books Chemistry curriculum. In addition, supplemental material and practice problems will be posted in Google Classroom. Each student will need access to Google Classroom and the internet at home to complete and submit their work.

Survival Skills, 9th-12th grades - $15

Students will learn the basics of surviving in the wild as well as more common situations. Topics covered will include water and food procurement, fire building, navigation, basic health and safety, and much more.

Study Hall, 6th-12th grades - $0

Study Hall is for middle/high schoolers who need to do homework, study, or other busy work in a quiet environment. Each student must have busy work to do the entire class period.

2nd Period Classes, 10-10:50 am

Art, 2nd-3rd grades - $15

Discover your inner artist!  Join us in exploring a variety of art forms, styles and techniques. Some crafts will be paired with a short lesson or read aloud to expand our knowledge about the world around us. All supplies will be provided excluding clothing protection. Please bring a large paint shirt for your child to wear to avoid ruining their clothing.

Writing, 2nd-3rd grades - $10

How do you get from writing a full sentence to writing paragraphs? In this class we’ll learn the 4-square technique of how to write a paragraph and how to turn good paragraphs into a simple, age-appropriate, essay! Students must be able to write a simple sentence using correct capitalization and punctuation on their own if enrolling in this class.

Science Experiments, 4th-5th grades - $15

We will be solidifying the use of the scientific method while doing weekly hands-on experiments. Students will be exploring everything from chemistry and physics to weather and solar energy!

Writing with IEW, 4th-5th grades - $25

This class will focus on creating keyword outlines, oral reports, writing from outlines, narrative stories, poetry, and summarizing references. The cost of the student workbook is covered by the class fee. We will only cover half of the material in this workbook, so there will be an option to have a part 2 class in the Spring to complete it if your student is interested.

Forensic Science, 6th-8th grades - $20

We will channel our inner detective in this fun forensic science class. We will learn how to use problem solving, deductive reasoning, and science to solve mock crimes while we learn how real detectives and scientists help solve crimes.

P.E., 6th-8th grades - $10

Let's get moving! This semester we will get our bodies moving while playing games such as the floor is lava, having an introduction to Taekwondo, learn basketball skills and games, learn proper stretches for starting each class, and various other activities all semester long.

Drama, 6th-12th grades - $10

This class is being offered two periods. It will be focusing on activities, short scene performances, and improv games to help students build self-confidence as they learn drama and speech skills. These acting exercises focus on stage movement, using props, showing emotion through facial expression, and speaking in front of an audience. Our goal is to develop effective oral expression and stage presence, as well as learning fundamental theater-related terms and concepts. **There may be one or two short monologues or dialogues they will be expected to memorize toward the end of the semester.

Art, 9th-12th grades - $15

This is a fun, relaxed class to teach students the how's and to's of different painting techniques along with other types of art.

College/Career Prep, 9th-12th grades - $0

Whether planning on going to college or diving into a career, this course will help you be prepared for what's ahead. Learn to write effective resumes, how to apply for financial aid for college, interview for a job, what to do with the paycheck once you get the job, skills to succeed in your college classes, and much more! Students will need access to a laptop for some assignments.

Cooking, 9th-12th grades - $15

We will be learning how to cook simple 5-7 ingredient meals that will make eating home cooked meals easier in our busy lives, from making zoodles to homemade biscuits. We will learn important things like how and why we should prevent cross contamination in the kitchen, figure cost per serving, and learn ideas for making healthy substitutions and know the nutritional value of our meals.  In several of our classes we will be dividing into teams and having a “Food challenge.”  Each team will be given a secret ingredient and have 30 minutes to create their own dish. When the 30 minutes is up their team will give a short 3 minute presentation to a panel of “judges” (moms) about how they prepared their dish, prevented cross contamination and give a description of the nutritional value of ingredients and cost per serving. The judges will decide who is the winner.

Government, 9th-12th grades - $30

This high school level course will be a single semester class covering the requirements needed to earn a half credit in government. Economics will not be covered. Each student will need to have access to the internet and Google classrooms.

Study Hall, 6th-12th grades - $0

Study Hall is for middle/high schoolers who need to do homework, study, or other busy work in a quiet environment. Each student must have busy work to do the entire class period.

3rd Period Classes, 11-11:50 am

Science, 2nd-3rd grades - $5

Students will study parts of the human body through instruction and picture books. Each part will include a hands-on paper created piece that will be added to a paper bag “vest” as well as other wearable parts throughout the semester.  Students will need to have crayons and scissors.

Drama, 2nd-5th grades - $15

In this drama class for our elementary aged kiddos, we will learn the basics of drama while having a blast! Our goal will be to put on a play at the end of the semester with input from the students on what sort of play they want to do and a class vote to finalize the play we will perform. Everyone will have a part, even those who want to learn and be a part of the drama class but not necessarily be on stage in front of everyone. This will be a great class for getting your little one out of their shell and become more comfortable talking in front of others.

Art Mosaics and Glassworks, 4th-5th grades - $35

We will be pushing our creativity by working with etching techniques, various inks, and a collection of mosaic concepts as well as pointillism. The goal in this class is to open up a new world of artistic creation using various forms of mediums and techniques. Glass will be involved, but precut and checked for sharp edges.  (If you would prefer your child to wear gloves for this, I will have them on hand.) Art engages the right side of the brain and is such an excellent gift to have on hand as they move through life. I look forward to helping each student either explore a current talent for artistic expression or unlock a hidden one!

Spanish, 6th-8th grades - $5

Let's learn Spanish! Whether you know a little or no Spanish at all, this class is for you! We will learn to read and write and speak Spanish. We will also be learning a little bit of the Hispanic culture to enrich our knowledge of the language.

Survival Skills, 6th-8th grades - $15

Students will learn the basics of surviving in the wild as well as more common situations. Topics covered will include water and food procurement, fire building, navigation, basic health and safety, and much more.

Historical Conquest, 6th-12th grades - class fee varies from $0-$27 based on the needs of your child in order for him/her to participate.

Historical Conquest is a unique and exciting card game in which players create personalized societies of REAL heroes, villains, leaders, assassins, disasters, armies, and more from ACTUAL world history and battle them against one another. Each card is complete with fantastic illustrations and intriguing summaries of people, places, and events from world history. Students will learn history in a more fun and engaging way. A playing mat and a starter deck of playing cards are required for this class. Please select the appropriate items during registration so they can be ordered for your child to use in class.

Dave Ramsey, 9th-12th grades - $25

The Foundations in Personal Finance for Homeschool course is a complete, dynamic, high school curriculum written by Dave Ramsey. It teaches students about saving, investing, credit, debt, money management, and more from a biblical perspective.  This class can count as either a high school elective credit or a consumer math credit. In order for your student to receive the full credit, they will need to take this class in both the Fall AND Spring semesters.  They will be expected to complete all assignments, even if they miss a week of co-op.  There will be work for them to complete at home during the week, and they will be graded on all assignments.  With the exception of pen and paper, the class fee covers all materials needed this semester.

P.E., 9th-12th grades - $10

High School PE class will consist of a warm-up and stretch time, cardio and even games. The idea is to get inactive teens moving and keep the active ones going!! I would like to have a beginning and ending evaluation so they can see their improvements! I also plan to include games throughout the semester along with some friendly competition!! 

World Literature, 9th-12th grades - $30

In this two-semester course we will explore poetry, short stories, speeches, Shakespeare (Julius Caesar), mythical heroes, and literature (Animal Farm, The Art of War, and Pride and Prejudice). Student must have access to Google Classroom as there will be work required outside the class, such as homework papers and writing, due to this class being a full year of credit for English. We will not focus on grammar, but spelling and grammar will be expected in writing assignments. If there is a concept not understood by many, then we will discuss it in class.

Study Hall, 6th-12th grades - $0

Study Hall is for middle/high schoolers who need to do homework, study, or other busy work in a quiet environment. Each student must have busy work to do the entire class period.

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