2020-2021 Class Descriptions

ClassesCourse Descriptions Required Text Book & Student Materials 
ACT Prep ***
9th-11th
Julia Moles
Fee $35/semester 
This course will cover tricks and tips for taking the ACT exam. Practice exams, examples of questions, writing practice, and tricks to help prepare for the test will be covered.                   
-Prerequisites: At least in the 9th grade
Textbook-TBD Student Materials-access to a laptop with internet and word processing, two pocket folder, high lighters, black or blue pens, pencils, college ruled non-perforated paper
Algebra I****
9th-11th
Liz Pierce
Chalk Dust Algebra I
full credit course
Chalk Dust Algebra I & Calculator
Algebra II****
10th-12th
Liz Pierce
Chalk Dust Algebra II
-Prerequisite: Algebra I
Chalk Dust Algebra II & Calculator
America’s Story         (US History) ***           3rd-6th                  Megan RobinsonWe will be using America’s Story 1- creation-1800s of US history Masterbooks America’s Story 1 student book, Student text, binder, school supplies 
Analytical Grammar- Season 1****
7th-9th
Heidi Davison
Fee $30/semester
Don’t be intimidated by the title! This is a great course for students beginning
their grammar/writing journey. Students will learn the different parts of speech and their functions. They will also be introduced to sentence diagramming. In the second semester, students will complete 2 large book reports as well as several writing assignments.
-Prerequisite: A general understanding of the different parts of speech or Jr. Analytical Grammar
Analytical Grammar student book (neon green), Reinforcement & Review student workbook.
Supplies: 3 ringed binder, college ruled paper, pencils, red pen
Analytical Grammar- Season 2****
8th-11th
Heidi Davison
Fee $30/semester
Students will continue their understanding in the different parts of speech and how they function in a sentence. Deeper explanation and practice will be offered on sentence diagramming. In the second semester, several writing assignments will be given and students will learn how to organize and write about poems, dramas, and prose with figurative language.
-Prerequisite: 1-2 years grammar experience with diagramming or AG Season 1
Analytical Grammar: Student book, reinforcement and review workbook
Supplies: pencil, college ruled paper, 3 ringed binder, red pen
Art **                        
9th-12th             Vanessa Ivens          Fee-TBD
Various hands on art projects. Some with wood some paper just a huge variety. TBD
Art *                          
4th-8th                  Rachel Fugate          Fee $50/year
We will discuss and explore many different artists, styles and media.   There will be a short lesson on the artists or the history of the art,their style, and then we we will create the art. Most of the art projects will take 2 to 3 classes to complete.  Here are some of the projects that will be done:
Picasso Art, Animal/Self Silhouettes, Textured Art, Foil Art, Watercolor and Acrylic paintings, chalk art, positive/negative art, op art, and many more
Black Permanent Marker, (Fine and Ultra Fine)  Colored Permanent Markers, Colored Pencils, Colored and White Chalk, Crayola Oil Pastels, Washable Markers, Set of Paint Brushes, Ruler and Pencils
Arts and crafts*            K-2nd                  
Jessica Kerns
Fee $25
Fun arts and crafts Pencils, colored pencils, markers, liquid glue AND glue sticks, scissors and some simple items from home every now and then. 
Ballet **                      
7-12 year olds Gwendolyn Delaney Fee $110/semester
This class will develop fundament skills in ballet at the graded level. Barre work will begin each class, and we will move towards A complete barre warmup. Center will focus on gross motor skills, across the floor exercises and combinations. Ballet shoes 
Ballet/Tap **                 5-6 years olds Gwendolyn Delaney Fee $110/semesterThis class will develop fundamental skills in ballet and tap, with A strong focus on terminology. We will work on specific details as well as develop gross motor skills. An emphasis will also be placed on proper classroom etiquette. Ballet and tap shoes 
Basic Latin ***            9th-12th             Christina FrameLearning Latin with a focus on vocabulary and grammar, especially as it relates to the English language.  Latin Alive! Book One Text by Karen Moore, Gaylan DuBose, and a notebook
Beginning
Sign Language/ Elementary **             3rd-5th
Liz Kornfeld
For students with no prior signing experience.  The course will introduce the student to non-verbal communication through signs and fingerspelling.  The alphabet, numbers 1-100, and approximately 300 concept-signs will be taught.  Each weekly lesson will include signs and sentences to practice at home, as well as other assigned homework.  At-home practice and homework time should be between 1-2 hours.No purchased textbook.   3-ring binder (1/2″-1″ only)
Beginner Cooking ** 2nd-5th                Jessica Kerns
Fee $65
The basics of cooking. The students will do hands on cooking with simple recipes. Apron, pencil, colored pencils, markers 3 ring binder with clear pocket in the front
Beginner Guitar **     5th-8th                   Kelsey Walker
Fee $85/semester
This is a beginner group guitar class. We will cover basic strumming patterns, reading tab and chord charts, the CAGED chord system, notes on the staff, intervals, and transposition. Students will also learn several songs and basic guitar maintenance. Students will need to provide their own guitar. 
Beginner Spanish ** 3rd-6th               Christina FrameBasic Spanish – phrases, vocabulary, and if possible verb conjugations Spanish Elementary Level 1 by CARSON-DELLOSA PUBLISHING LLC, and a notebook
Beginning Sign Language/Middle ** 6th-8th                    
  Liz Kornfeld
For Middle-School Students with no prior experience signing.  This course will introduce students to non-verbal communication through signs and fingerspelling.  The alphabet, numbers 1-1000, and approximately 400 concept-signs will be taught.  Each class will include signs and sentences learned in class to practice.  At-home practice as well as assigned homework should be between 1-2 hours.no purchased textbook/handouts only. A 1/2″-1″ 3-ring binder to hold handouts
Beginning Typing ** 3rd-8th
Michelle Willis
Fee $12 (for Edutype) 
Students will learn beginning typing skills using a curriculum by Edutype. A laptop computer or chromebook 
Beyond a Brick™    Lego STEM**
K-3rd
Amanda Burnette
Fee TBD
Beyond a Brick™ helps bring the classroom alive with stimulating, dynamic, and interactive content. Our STEM education solutions enable students to cover a wide range of curriculum targets within science, technology, engineering and math in a fun, hands-on, and engaging way.
Our LEGO® -based solutions are designed to stimulate children’s creativity, problem-solving and team-working skills. Students can explore problems and invent their own solutions. They can behave as young scientists and technical investigators, making their own discoveries all the way.                                                          -Prerequisites: Students should be semi familiar with Lego building instructions.
none
Beyond a Brick™   Lego STEM**   
4th-8th  
Amanda Burnette
Fee TBD
Beyond a Brick™ helps bring the classroom alive with stimulating, media rich, dynamic, interactive content. Our STEM education solutions enable students to cover a wide range of curriculum targets within science, technology, engineering and math in a fun, hands-on, and engaging way.
Our LEGO® -based solutions are designed to stimulate children’s creativity, problem-solving and team-working skills. Students can explore problems and invent their own solutions. They can behave as young scientists and technical investigators, making their own discoveries all the way.                                                          -Prerequisites: Should be familiar with Lego building instructions. 
none
Bible Lap books *        K-3rd             
Lindsey Armstrong
We will be covering a variety of bible stories and characters in a lap book learning style. Pencils, crayons, scissors, and glue
Biology ****                9th-12th
Ruth Caldwell
Fee $50/semester
Exploring Creation With Biology is a college-prep biology course that provides a detailed introduction to the methods and concepts of general biology. Heavily emphasizing the vocabulary of biology, it provides the student with a strong background in the scientific method, the five-kingdom classification scheme, microscopy, biochemistry, cellular biology, molecular and Mendelian genetics, evolution, dissection, and ecosystems. It also provides a complete survey of the five kingdoms in Creation.
-Prerequisites: general science
Apologia Biology Textbook, Lab manual, solutions and test manual, and pencils
Book Club***
6th-8th
Kim Stanley
We will read classic literature throughout the year. We will mostly read, analyze, and discuss in class, though most of the reading will be done at home. There will be a book report/project over Christmas break. We may have weeks we watch the film version, partly as a reward and partly to compare it to the novel. My goal is to cultivate a love for books! Note: The homework will consist of reading, and without doing the reading, there will be very little to discuss in class. Parents only need to help oversee that their child is completing the reading assigned each week so that they aren’t lost in class. I will provide a list of books we will read. You may choose whether to purchase them or secure them from the library. Our first novel will be The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Students will also need folder with lockers and brads
Cat in the Hat      Science Class *            K-2nd                 
Megan Heffington     Fee $5
We will learning the fun of Science through Dr. Seuss books and activities that correlate with those books! Regular classroom supplies 
Character *                   K-3rd                    
Sarah Long
Character FirstBasic school supplies
Chemistry ****            9th-12th                Natalie Bodwell
Fee $50/semester
Chemistry labs 
Christian Kids Explore Physics*** 
5th-8th
Amanda Smith
Fee $10
30 challenging lessons present the basic concepts of physics, including motion, electricity, magnetism, and matter. TBD- Christians kids explore physics $39.95 possibly, 3 ring binder, pencil, markers, scissors
Computer Basics***   6th-8th                  Rachel Fugate           Fee $50/yearThe curriculum TBD.  We will be taking apart a desktop computer and learning the hardware of what makes a computer work.  2nd semester we will build a new computer and configure windows OS.  We will learn how to configure windows and learn the basics of windows software.  We will cover printer setups and possibly touch on router installation/configuration as well.Text Book (TBD),  3 ring binder/paper pencil
Contenders of the Faith*
10 years and up
Tony Lieser
This is an enrichment hands on type class. We will be doing a variety of hands on projects such as, knot tying, rocket building, model car making, hiking, camping, as well as memorizing Scripture. Badges will be awarded for completed projects.
Continuing Sign Language/Middle**   5th-8th                      
Liz Kornfeld
For students that have had 1 year of signing experience.  This course will build on previously learned sign-concepts and will introduce the students to approximately 200 new signs, and will include more in-class conversational-signing time.  Additionally, a basic introduction to deaf culture, ASL syntax/grammar, and interpretive signing will be included.  Assigned homework should be between 1-2 hours.
-Prerequisites Beginning Sign Language at TCA.
Beginning Sign book from previous class, 3-ring binder from previous year
Cooking ***                6th – 8th                 
Kerri Sapp
Fee $40/semester
We will take a step up from basic cooking to sharpen previously learned cooking skills and techniques, learn new skills and techniques and be able to prepare a meal on our own with no adult assistance.                           Prerequisites: Beginner cooking or comparable kitchen experience

The curriculum will be put together based on what students already know and what they want to learn how to make.
3 ring binder with clear front pocket, dividers, basic school supplies, food container
Cooking Basics **      4th-6th                       Catlin Freeman         Fee $45/yearStudents will learn the basics of cooking, including, but not limited to:
Knife skills
Baking
Sauteing
Use of herbs and spices
Using a mixer and food processor

The class will start simple with instruction on things like different ways to cook eggs and progress to more difficult techniques such as making meringue, custard, and a roux.

*Please indicate whether your child is comfortable with a real knife, or if they will need a kids knife.
3 ring binder with 30 page protectors for recipes.
Access to a whisk, silicone spatula, zester, food storage containers and rolling pin. 
Dicipleship Bible course ****               
7th-12th                     Chris Ellis
A bible credit for high school.  Discipleship training course with reading through bible &how to apply whole bible Any Journal bible or bible with wide margins. 
Draw and Write through History*
2nd-5th               Amanda Smith
We will be using the Draw and Write Through History Creation through Jonah. “History is an exciting story that we can read and learn from. Drawing and then writing about your drawings will help you to remember and understand the story even better. 
-Prerequisites: The writing part is in Cursive but can be adapted to print if needed. 
PENCILS WITH ERASER, Colored pencils or crayons (no markers please
Draw Write Now * 
K-2nd   
Leslie Smelcer
Draw Write Now- On the Farm, kids and critters Pencil, eraser, colored pencils or crayons
Early Math Enrichment*                 K-2nd                        Megan HeffingtonThis math enrichment class will go right along with what you are already doing at home. We will be covering topics such as solid shapes, time, money, addition, and subtraction using direct instruction and lots of hands on fun activities. Basic supplies 
Elementary Spanish**     
K-3rd
 Corie Williams
This is a beginning Spanosh class where students will learn greetings, colors, numbers, and other basic vocabulary. They will also be introduced to Spanish speaking countries and cultures.None
Elementary-upper Writing & Grammar***
4th-7th
Heidi Davison
Fee $30/semester
This class focuses on writing mechanics and fluency. Students will learn how to use commas and proper punctuation as well as how to write a structured paragraph and small paper.Jr. Analytical Grammar Mechanics Student Workbook, 3 ringed binder, wide ruled paper, pencils, red pen
English 9th/10th **** Julia Moles               
Fee $40
 A variety of classical literature, poetry, writing, grammar, and short stories will be covered over the year.                                                         -Prerequisites: A passing grade from 8th grade.Textbook-TBD, access to a laptop with internet and word processing, 2inch three ring binder, high lighters, black or blue pens, pencils, college ruled non-perforated paper, a separate spiral notebook with holes. 
Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics ***  
4th-6th 
Candice App  
Fee $15
Your student will study the basic building blocks of creation, atoms and molecules, and then journey through simple chemicals, the laws of motion, and energy in its many forms, before discovering concepts of electricity and magnetism. Class fee will help cover experiment supplies.Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics textbook and notebooking journal, pencil, may also ask for student to bring various items from home for experiment
Galloping the Globe – Geography **             1st-4th                    Leann MulliganWe will study several different countries using the unit study approach from Galloping the Globe curriculum.  The main focus is geography but will also include study of famous people, literature, art, science, Bible, music, etc. We will keep a weekly notebook of all the places we visit.3 ring binder, basic art supplies: pencil, crayons, scissors, glue
Geometry****
10th-12th
Liz Pierce
Full credit Geometry Chalk Dust geometry
-Prerequisite: Algebra I
Chalk Dust geometry, Calculator ,protractor ,compass
Government/     Economics****            9th-12th
Tenille Malone
High School Credit for HistoryTBD
Health ***                   6th-8th                 Michelle WillisClass will navigate basic hygiene, safety, and fitness skills in this engaging health class. Units focus on one or two main health subjects. The mental, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of health are covered, providing ways for students to develop basic life skills from a Christian perspective.
NOTE: This curriculum contains a unit on Sexual Education that will not be covered in class but at home by the parents. If you are not ready for your child to learn this material (will be last month of the year) they may not be ready for this class. 
Horizons Health Grades 7&8 Student Workbook, Binder, paper, pencils 
High school typing** 9th-12th                  Sarah Fields            
Fee $12
EduTypeLaptop 
Hip hop/Jazz **          12-18 year old   Gwendolyn Delaney Fee $110/semesterThis class will focus on strength and conditioning, flexibility, and fundamental Jazz and hip hop skills. We will develop combinations that focus on story telling. We will also spend time learning about the culture and how to restore the artform to God. TBD
IEW *** 
4th-6th 
Sarah Beth Fields
Writing class based on the IEW structure and styleIEW U.S. History based student book and teacher manual, 2” binder, notebook paper and pencil
Intro to Computer *** 8th-12th                    Amy Milburn             Fee $15We will be using a curriculum called TechnoKids, which utilizes project based learning. We will learn about the basic functions of Windows in the beginning of the year and then focus on many of the programs available in Microsoft Office. Students will learn how to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher. The class fee covers my cost for a subscription required for me to be able to teach this material.Workbooks will be provided. Laptop with Microsoft Office Suite and a three ring binder.
Intro to Music: Flute Recorder**
K-3rd
Alishia Carroll
Fee $8
In this beginner class we will learn the basics of the flute recorder. Each week we will cover proper techniques and beginner notes for the flute recorder. We will incorporate musical games and songs throughout this course to make it a fun learning experience. 3 prong folder
Basic school supplies
Introduction to Cosmetology **          8th-12th                 Alishia Carroll   
Fee $30
This course is designed as a career readiness with a main study in the field of cosmetology. Students will learn a basic knowledge of cosmetology and what career options are available if you choose to pursue a career in that field. There will be hands-on activities and some projects throughout the duration of the course.
Optional Fee $30 for mannequin fee. Helpful if student plans to participate in the hands on aspect of learning.   
1” binder for Cosmetology notebook. 
Jr. Analytical Grammar***
4th-6th
Heidi Davison
Fee $30/semester
This is a gentle introduction to grammar. Students will learn parts of speech, how to diagram sentences, and practice writing skills. They will have a few small writing assignments to help them get their thoughts to paper.Jr. Analytical Grammar Student Workbook, 3 ringed binder, wide ruled paper, pencils, red pen
Lapbook Animals*      K-3rd                    
Sarah Long
We will study different animals by making lapbooks.Pencils, crayons, scissors, glue
Learning Through Literature*
K-2
Kim Stanley
Fee $10
This Five-in-a-Row-based class uses children’s literature to teach the alphabet, simple geography, simple science, handwriting, and educational arts and crafts. A small fee helps to cover the materials used in class. There will also be a list of miscellaneous materials needed that can be donated, if desired. crayons, markers, glue, glue sticks, scissors, folder with pockets and brads
Math-U-See Beta*
 1st-3rd                 LeeAnn O’Dell
Beta builds on the foundation in Alpha by applying students’ mastery of single-digit addition and subtraction to multiple-digit addition and subtraction.  This course will focus on:
-Understanding place value and using it to add or subtract
-Fluently adding any combination of whole numbers
-Solving for an unknown addend
-Fluently subtracting any combination of whole numbers
-Solving abstract and real-world problems involving addition and subtraction 
-Prerequisites: The student should have a basic understanding of addition and subtraction.  
Strongly recommended, but not required Math-U-See Beta Student Workbook. General school supplies.  Not required but I recommend a set of the Integer Blocks for home.  
Math-U-See Primer * PK-1st
LeeAnn O’Dell
In Primer your child will learn how to write numerals and also addition and subtraction, basic counting, skip counting, geometric shapes, telling time, and also be introduced to the manipulative block system. It’s a gentle introduction to “doing math.”Not required, but recommend Math-U-See Primer Student Workbook and Regular school supplies 
Musical Theater **     6th-12th                    Megan Robinson   Leann Mulligan
Fee $15
This class will begin to explore what musical theater is, touch on acting, singing, and performing excerpts from various musicals. 
PE *                          
3rd-6th                    
Sara Whitley
Students will participate and learn the importance of physical activity in their lives.Tennis shoes and water bottle 
PE **                         
6th-12th             Amanda Smith
We will explore various types of exercise (running, circuits, Tabatas) and also play team games. Tennis shoes and water bottle 
PE *                            
K-2nd                      
Sara Whitley
Students will participate and learn the importance of physical activity in their lives.Tennis shoes and water bottle 
Phonics for Beginners*  
K-1st
Jenna McMillan
Using the Abeka approach, students will explore consonant and vowel sounds to foster a strong foundation for reading and spelling. Through hands-on activities, they will practice piecing letters together to make blends, short vowel words, and long vowel words. Abeka’s “special sounds” will be introduced according to the rate at which the previous concepts are mastered. One folder, pencils, crayons, glue stick and scissors.
Physical Science **** 8th-9th                      Ruth Caldwell         
Fee $50/semester
In this study of Physical Science, you’ll be introduced to the stunning world you live in, as well as the universe around it. From the composition of air to icebergs to astrophysics, you will receive thorough lessons in each element of the physical world.
-Prequisites: general science
Apologia Physical Science Textbook, Lab Manual,
Test and Solutions manual
and Pencils
Practical Grammar ** 2nd-5th                   Randi MorrisonThis will be a writing-based class. There will be about 30 minutes of independent homework each week. We will then use class time to go over examples, exceptions, and editing.pencil, erasable colored pencils; Please get in
touch if your student does NOT have access to a computer
and printer.
Private Guitar Lessons ** 
3rd-8th
Kelsey Walker
Fee $180/semester
Private guitar lessons that will move at each student’s individual pace. Students will learn basic rhythm and lead guitar technique tailored to each child’s interests.None
Professional Communication ***   7th-12th                  Randi MorrisonUnits will include: Advanced (and/or remedial) Grammar Skills & Editing, Research Sources & Citations; Job Search Materials/Interviewing, Letter Writing, and Presentation/Speaking Skills. Some materials will come from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL), others from various writing style guides.

Homework for this course should be completed WITHOUT parent assistance as much as possible to facilitate learning to self edit.
Fee: There is no fee for the class, but if possible, I will help students prepare their presentation speeches for a local competition for two. There would be small entry fees for those.     
-Prerequisites: Students must be able (or have parent assistance first term) to use a work processing program for homework. Most assignments may be submitted in PDF.
Access to computer and printer, pencils, erasable
colored pencils, notebook or
binder with
paper
Reading Intervention**   
6th-8th                  
Julia Moles               Fee $15/semester
A variety of short stories and possibly one novel will be read to encourage fluency and comprehension growth. access to a
laptop with internet,
1- 1inch three
ring binder,
high lighters,
black or blue
pens, pencils, college ruled
non-perforated paper
Science Experiments*      2nd-4th 
Jenna McMillan
Fee $10
Students will practice the scientific method as they explore the way things work in the world around them. A variety of scientific terms will be introduced in an attempt to gain a better appreciation for the intricate details of God’s creation. One 3-ringed binder, pencils,
and either
crayons or
colored pencils. 
Science: Adventures in Creation ** 
K-3rd
Alishia Carroll
In this class, science will be explored and introduced all from a biblical perspective. Each week will cover a new topic, hands-on activity or lab to be covered in class time followed by activity pages sent home to add to a science notebook. The curriculum used is from Masterbooks, Adventures in Creation Level 1. 1” 3 ring , binder
Basic school supplies 
Sign language *           K-3rd                        Sarah MorrisBasic beginner sign language based around letters of the alphabet. Crayons or markers, folder or binder
Sign/ASL ***  
9th-12th 
Liz Kornfeld
This course is a dual 30-lesson online/in-class course that requires the student to view a 45-minute lesson video at home.  Vocabulary quizzes, Lesson quizzes and Unit quizzes will all be taken at-home. Class time will reinforce the video-lessons and provide additional concept-signs for practice.  Students will be introduced to deaf culture, syntax, and interpretive signing.  Homework will be assigned.  The second semester will include “no-voice” weeks where all communication is non-verbal.  At-home involvement for this class should be between 2-3 hours.
-Prerequisites: some signing experience is helpful, but not necessary for dedicated students.
1/2″-1″ 3-ring binder for weekly handouts
Sign/ASL-2 *** 
9th-12th 
Liz Kornfeld
For Students that have completed the Sign/ASL class.  This course is a dual in-class/online course that includes lessons 31-60.  Video lessons (45 min) will be viewed at home, and class time will reinforce the sign-concepts learned.  Vocabulary quizzes, Lesson quizzes and Unit quizzes will be taken in-class.  This class will be mostly “no voice” as students are expected to use the signs they’ve learned and will hone their communication skills.  More in-depth interpretive time will be spent with “story-time”, and discussions held in-class. -Prerequisites: Lessons 1-30 at www.Lifeprint.com (Sign/ASL at TCA)previous year’s
3-ring binder. 
Spanish 1 ****            9th-11th               Tenille Malone 
Candice App         
High School Foreign Language credit- Spanish 1 introduces students to beginning Spanish. Students will learn how to ask and answer questions in Spanish, give and follow directions, purchase items, make small talk, and present the gospel. The class is rich with activities to help students gain confidence with the Spanish language. Possible Mission trip Mexico (safe area) in spring, more info to come.TBD
Spanish for You! Conversaciones (Conversations)***    5th-6th               Candice AppStudents develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills useful in everyday life through the context of places we visit. Five units: The Park, The Grocery Store, The Shopping Center, The Movie Theater, and The Restaurant. There is a focus on being able to have Spanish conversations in and about these places. *For new & previous students-rather than complete levels, students progress the more themes they complete. This unique design allows you to place new and experienced students of the same age/grade together year after year! Experienced students progress while new students are seamlessly integrated.Must order home use package-one per family, a link
for purchase will be provided
w/15% off discount. 3-ring binder, notebook paper & pencil
States & Capitals**   3rd-6th                     Sara WhitleyStudents wil learn all 50 states and capitals and be able to locate them on a map.  Students will also complete two projects throughout the year.3 ring binder and subject dividers 
Sweet Treats *           6th-12th                    Ruth Caldwell            Fee $50/semesterNo curriculum.
From cake decorating, to pies, to truffles this class will be all about sweets of every type.        -Prerequisites:strong writing skills. We will be piping decorations on the side of cakes which requires hand strength and good coordination.
Cake decoration supplies. The students will be given a link to a website to buy a prepackaged cake decorating supplies box. 
Teen Living **             5th-8th                   Sarah Morris            Fee $15This is a home economics type class for middle school students.  We will focus on life skills necessary during adolescence.   Some of the areas of study will include:  personal management, personal finance, health and nutrition,  care of the home, personal hygiene, and care of children.  General school supplies 
The Story of the World Volume 4:
The Modern Age**
4th-8th
Lisa Dee 
Fee $10
The Story of the World Volume 4 covers the historical period from Queen Victoria to the end of the USSR. Students will read 1-2 chapters at home each week and complete assignments. Class time will consist of discussion, geography and timeline work, games, and simple crafts. The Story of the World Volume 4: The Modern Age by Susan Wise Bauer, Pencil, markers/colored pencils, scissors, glue  
Under the sea-           unit study*           
K-2nd                     Natalie Bodwell
A look at ocean plants and animalsPencil, glue , scissors , coloring stuff
US History ****            9th-12th                  Jason NapierThe course will cover the United States from colonization to the mid-twentieth century.  Curriculum is undetermined as of yet.  Textbook: TBD, Notebook/Binder, computer with access to the internet and a word processing program for homework.
Virtue Training Bible **
5th-8th                   Sarah Long               Fee $10
We will be making a Virtue Training Bible.  We will be highlighting, marking with colored tabs, and studying 42 different virtues, using over 500 verses.  VTB Scriptures highlight God’s character, Jesus’ perfect example, and our reliance on the Holy Spirit to produce each virtue in our lives.  A new Bible, standard sized, version of choice, Twistable crayons, colored pencils,
OR highlighters,
7 colors of
post-it flags,
and a Bible
World Geography ** 6th-8th               Christina FrameWe will study the countries and cultures of the world.3 ring binder
World Geography**  3rd-6th                 Christina FrameWe will study different countries and cultures of the world.3 ring binder