1st and 2nd GRADE CLASSES
Instructor: Mrs. Wright
Would you like to learn more about how your body works? Marvel at God’s intricate and creative design as we learn about our bodies: what’s inside them and how they work!
Week 1 – Skeletal System
Week 2 – Muscular System
Week 3 – Digestive and Renal Systems
Week 4 – Health and Nutrition
Week 5 – Respiratory System
Week 6 –Cardiovascular System
Week 7 –Nervous System
Week 8 –Integumentary(skin) and Immune Systems
Fun with Fitness
Instructor: Mrs. Estrada
Fun with Fitness involves lots of movement. We will explore the fun of fitness in every capacity. Each week children will receive a challenge: exercising daily, making healthy food choices, and increasing the amount of water they can drink each day.
Week 1 – Broad overview of the importance of good health and healthy lifestyle choices
Week 2 – God's animal exercises
Week 3 – Team Sports
Week 4 – Partner Activities
Week 5 – Strength vs. Cardio exercises
Week 6 – Scavenger Hunt with clues related to fitness
Week 7 – Bootcamp style fitness
Week 8 – Grand Finale - Friendly Competition with Prizes for Strength, Stamina, Speed
Oh the Wonders of Ethiopia!
Instructor: Mrs. Cupidon
Ethiopia is one of the oldest nations in the world and has a fascinating culture! This class will have three objectives. One, we will learn some basic facts (geographical, cultural and social) which are really interesting! Second, we will learn fantastic legends and how Ethiopia history is intimately connected to the bible and even Jamaica. Thirdly, All these objectives will be woven through experiencing Ethiopian culture through art, music and food(some might be gluten free some might not).
As I mentioned before, this class might have some food involved. I do know of one that is not, and unfortunately cannot be gluten free. It’s fried dough. Everything else will be gluten free, but I will let you know as the time comes up!
Week 1 – Introduction: From ancient to present Ethiopia: Geography, language, economy, religion.
Week 2 – Ethiopia and manners: what is polite and impolite in Ethiopian culture? You’d be surprised!
Week 3 – Learning about Ethiopia in the Bible stories and legends as well as how Ethiopia is connected to Jamaica’s Rastafarians!
Week 4 – Exploring Ethiopian art and doing our own.
Week 5 – Learning about Ethiopian customs surrounding food.
Week 6 – Learning about Ethiopian musical instruments and dance.
Week 7 – Important Ethiopian figures in the world!
Week 8 – Fun Review with food and music.
Discovering Great Artists
Instructor: Mrs. Wilson
Learn from the most famous artists in history! We will learn about the artists’ lives and art techniques and then get to make our own art!
Week 1 – DaVinci – Draw Things Apart & Design Your Own Invention
Week 2 – Michelangelo – Fresco Painting & Paint Upside-Down
Week 3 – Monet – Impressionist Landscape
Week 4 – Degas – Art in Motion
Week 5 – Van Gogh – Starry Night
Week 6 – Matisse – Cut-Out Art
Week 7 – Picasso – Fractured Pictures
Week 8 – Frida Kahlo – Self-Portrait
Lions, Tigers, & Bears, Oh My!
Instructor: Mrs. Bishop
We will be learning about the animals God created on the sixth day of creation! We will be using Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Zoology 3: Land Animals of the Sixth Day for our study of land animals. Students will be engaged in various hands-on activities.
Week 1: Creature Features of Wolves, Coyotes, & Foxes
Week 2: Bears, Giant Pandas, Otters, & Raccoons
Week 3: Lions, Tigers & North American Wildcats
Week 4: Marsupials
Week 5: Primates
Week 6: Horses, Donkeys, Zebras, Elephants & Rhinos
Week 7: Cattle, Camels, Giraffes, and Hippos
Week 8: Land Animals of the Sixth Day Review/Games
Move your feet to the beat! - A Music Fitness Class
Instructor: Mrs. Strickland
This fitness class will provide a broad overview of the evolution of music over history, starting with Prehistoric and ending with Electronic Music. Each class with start in the classroom. with description and observation time. However, every class will end with fitness, at least 30 minutes of movement. Christian music will be intertwined with the music genres, as much as possible, so the children can hear and feel God’s influence through the musicians over time too.
This class came to me through a dream, the framework will follow the board book, “We Are Music”, by Brandon Stosuy.
Class will include no homework
Some classes will include rigorous and challenging movements (under direction with proper form)This is not intended to be a free form movement, although we will have a few times for that.
Proper attire to be able to exercise is needed.Sneakers are required.
Weather permitting, some fitness time may be outside. Regardless, heartrates will be elevated and sweat will likely happen. Consider moisture wicking clothing or a change in shirt, if you are concerned.
Week 1 –Introduction to music and how it evolved over time. Introduction to proper form for movement. Prehistoric music will be introduced.
Week 2 –Classical music and artists will be introduced.
Week 3 –Blues music and artists will be introduced.
Week 4 –Country music and artists will be introduced.
Week 5 –Jazz music and artists will be introduced.
Week 6 –Rock N Roll and Punk Rock music and artists will be introduced.
Week 7 –Rap/Hip-Hop music and artists will be introduced.
Week 8 –Electronic music and artists will be introduced.