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1A 1st-2nd


First Period
Planet and Moon
Flower Buds
Business Woman Smiling

Maryland, My Maryland

Instructor: Mrs. Green

Class Description: 

Students will learn about Maryland! We'll discuss its history, geography, counties, fun facts, famous landmarks and people, etc.

Special notes:

Class will include some homework: This might just be reading or listening to audiobooks or a reading of books
about Maryland


Week 1 – Maryland history
Week 2 – Geography (the counties and the topography) and weather
Week 3 – MD fun facts (state bird, sport, etc) and its flag
Week 4 – Famous places/events in MD
Week 5 – Famous people of MD
Week 6 –Native groups of MD
Week 7 – food of MD
Week 8 – cumulative project for end of semester





Instructor: Mrs. Shu

Class Description:

This class will delve into the intricacies of botany. We will learn about flowers, trees, and leaves through hands-on activities and experiments.

Special notes:

  • Students most likely will not have homework, unless it's to finish a project. I will send out an email each week with a description of the project that goes with the book.



Week 1 – Introduction
Week 2 – Life Cycle of Plants
Week 3 – Plant Cells
Week 4 – Leaves and Trees
Week 5 – Plant Detective
Week 6 –Flowers
Week 7 – Photosynthesis
Week 8 – Leaf Chromatography

Spectacular Space

Instructor: Mrs. Bishop


Class description:

Space! Each week we will learn about one of the 8 planets and another topic related to space. Then we will add that
planet to our model solar system (necklace) and do an activity related to what we learned. Space, crafts, facts…Oh My!

Special notes:

  • Some classes may involve painting


Week 1 – Mercury and the Sun. We will be making sundials.
Week 2 – Venus and stars. We will be making constellation tubes.
Week 3 – Earth and gravity. We will do a related activity.
Week 4 – Mars and asteroids/meteors/comets. We will do a related activity.
Week 5 – Jupiter and moons. We will learn the phases of the moon.
Week 6 – Saturn and space travel. We will make a space mask and explore using a glove box.
Week 7 – Uranus and orbiting. We will do an activity to demonstrate how planets orbit.


Travel Around the World

Instructor: Mrs. Salebe


Class Description:

Let’s go! This class is focusing on Travel Around the World and combines a form of transportation with a part of the world, kids will be learning Geography , Art, Literature and  will work on Vocabulary. The class will be full of fun facts and we will be reading picture books to help us understand other cultures, using oil pastels tempera and watercolor techniques that will allow us to capture on paper everything we have learned

Special notes:


There is a class fee of $10


  • Week 1 – Icebreaker Ships Traveling to Antarctica: we will be reading the picture book “Sophie Scott Goes South” by Alison Lester, children will use oil pastels and watercolor

  • Week 2 – Donkeys in Peru: We will look at pictures of donkeys and read the picture book “Up and Down the Andes: a Peruvian Festival Tale” by Laurie Krebs and Aurelia Fronty.

  • Week 3 –  Subways in New York City: We start by reading the picture book Coppernickel Goes Mondrian by Wouter van Reek.

  • Week 4 – Classic Cars in Cuba: We will read the picture book “All the Way to Havana by Margarita Engle and Mike Curato

  • Week 5 – Jingle Bus in India: this project is inspired by buses in India that are painted in bright colors with flowers and detailed patterns

  • Week 6 – Seaplanes in Alaska: we will be learning about these airplanes that have floats so they can land on the sea

  • Week 7 – Sailboats on the Nile River in Egypt: the boats are inspired by the picture book “We’re Sailing Down the Nile: A Journey Through Egypt” by Laurie Krebs and Anne Wilson.

  • Week 8 –  This is the way I go to school, after reading the picture book “Adventures to School” by By Miranda Paul and Baptiste Paul , kids will make a picture of how they imagine  kids going to school using the techniques learned in the semester.

Pioneer Crafts

Instructor: Mrs. Wright

Class Description:

What did pioneer children do for fun? What did they wear and eat? Who were the pioneers, anyway?! In this class, we will learn about American pioneers through super fun crafts! We’ll even learn how butter and homemade ice cream are made. Join us as we explore and learn about the way the pioneers lived, completing some crafts along the way!


Special notes:

  • We will be making homemade butter and serving it with bread, as well as making vanilla ice cream on the last day. Please let me know if your child has any allergy restrictions.


Week 1 – Introduction to Pioneers

Week 2 – Native Americans- Wigwams

Week 3 – Oregon Trail and edible covered wagons 

Week 4 – Building Log Cabins

Week 5 – Pioneer cooking and baking. Homemade butter in a jar

Week 6 – What did Pioneer children do for fun? Homemade games 

Week 7 – How did Pioneers make clothes? Dying clothes using natural dyes, Pioneer clothing

Week 8 – Homemade Ice Cream.


When I grow up

Instructor: Mrs. Buitrago

Class Description:

You are never too young to wonder and dream about what you will be when you grow up. In this class “when i grow up”, I will introduce the children to the concept of careers and diverse options available to them.Through engaging discussions, hands on activities and inspiring stories will help them understand what careers are and how they can pursue their passions and talents through different occupations.The class will include live interviews with professionals, as well as take home activities for children to explore their God-given talent.


Special notes:

Students will be asked to prepare 1-2 questions for guests that will stop by and talk about their career / Check emails for homework assignments.


Week 1 –Entrepreneur: What is an entrepreneur? We will learn about leadership,earning and saving money. For this class we will have a very special guest. 1-2 questions and worksheet assignment. (Save-Share-Spend importance)

Week 2 – Firefighting: Lets interview a real fire fighter and check out their big red fire truck! Students will prepare 1-2 questions for this interview and learn fire safety. 

Week 3 – Zoology: Bring your favorite furry friend to class (stuffed animal) as we learn how zoologists research, study, and care for animals.

Week 4 – Radio personality: Do you love listening to the radio? Well, in this class we will interview our favorite local radio station! That's right, let's meet the team of WGTS!Learn about some of the behind the scenes events, music that's played and so much more! 1-2 questions and homework assignment to turn in. (Assignment will be emailed)

Week 5 –  Policing: Montgomery County police officers will join us in class and teach the students about their jobs in the community and safety. Worksheet assignment and some homework.

Week 6 –  Farming: learn how farming impacts our everyday life and students will plant their own microgreen plant to take home.

Week 7 –Home Design & Construction: Learn about what it means to design and build homes, and interview a professional designer and remodeler.

Week 8 –  Acting (theater) Movement cards and emotion cards game with a short skit. Students will say phrases using a different tone of voice that describe their emotion. (happy,tired,bored,silly etc) Welcome to dress up for this class!

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