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Elementary Level (grades 3-5)

Discovery learning is still emphasized with students in this grade level as classes become more specialized. Students in this grade level should be able to read and perform basic writing skills. Some classes will require weekly homework assignments. Students may need to purchase books or additional resources.
Art Explorers Tuesday 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Art is everywhere! In this thematic, multi-sensory art class, we will look at nature, literature, art history and even our own personal narratives to create art pieces that reflect each individual student. We will also explore a variety of art media and techniques.
IEW: Ancient History-Based Writing Lessons (3rd - 5th grade) Tuesday 12:30 am - 3:00 pm
Using the Institute for Excellence in Writing Ancient History-based curriculum, students will learn about the wonders of the ancient world while learning to write with structure and style. In this course, students will write about six major ancient civilizations – Sumer, Egypt, Israel, Babylon, Greece, and Rome – as they work through the nine IEW units and a variety of stylistic techniques.
Tapestry of Grace Wednesday 9:30 – 12:00
This award-winning curriculum uses the history of the world to guide students through an amazing education in the humanities. This course is designed for different age groups and is very adaptable to each student’s needs and levels. Students will explore History, Literature, and Geography from the 19th Century. Topics will include the War or 1812, South American Independence movements, Victorian England, California Gold Rush, The American Civil War, Reconstruction, Imperialism, and the Industrial Revolution.
Adventures in Science Wednesday 12:30 - 3:00 pm
This class will help to sharpen the student’s observation skills as they explore simple concepts in zoology. Topics will include insects, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Students will create their own notebooks supplemented with hands-on projects and exciting field trips.