Redbuds 2  (2nd Grade)

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5th Hour Electives

* Quiet Study Hall


Supervisor: Varied Offered: Mondays and/or Wednesdays All Hours -Quiet Study hall is for those whom want to read, work, etc in a quiet environment where we keep noise to a minimum.




* Fundamentals of Martial Arts


Teacher: Partnered with Wolfe Pack TKD Wolfe Pack Taekwondo Students will learn a holistic form of Tae Kwon Do stressing the five fundamental tenets of Tae Kwon Do: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self control and indomitable spirit taught in a supportive, positive environment. Our beginner classes target ages 6 to adult with little or no prior martial arts experience. Our advanced program is designed for students with a higher level of martial arts experience or those students who wish to work towards competitive sports martial arts such as fighting and board breaking. SPECIAL CLASS PRICING - $160 per semester




* Guitar I


Teacher: Sheldon Clark
This class will take the younger students from basic sight reading and notes to playing a song. Starting on the 1st string on week one, string 2 on week two....continuing this pattern until week six on the 6th string. Next we will learn chords and progressions leading up to full songs. The primary goal of this class is to teach each student proper playing through proper practice and the joy of music achieved by reaching smaller goals (wins) and ultimately bigger goals (playing a full song). Supplies: $15 Supply Fee per Semester




* Sewing


Teacher: Ms. Sewbee Students will learn to use a sewing machine and all sewing tools/notions. Students will learn cutting patterns, pinning, sewing straight seams, and basic quilting while creating age appropriate projects. Students vote as a class on each project they will complete. Supply List:

  • 2 spools of white thread
  • 1 small bag of stuffing
  • 1 seam ripper. Please label with students name.
Supply Fee: $25




* Special Help with Reading


Teacher: Tiffani Scott This class is for the kiddo who is struggling with reading. We will use different methods as well as reading from different kinds of things. We go over mechanics as well as trying to pinpoint what the struggle is. This class is adaptive, meaning I will adjust as we go, and I learn their learning style and levels. There is no curriculum to purchase but I do ask for a $20 supply fee. This class will work well for kiddos on the spectrum, who maybe do not write well or do well in structured settings. I do not allow ANY sort of bullying and go over this from day one. In my classes I talk about how we all learn in different levels and ways. Supplies:

  • Folder
  • 3x5 notecards
  • Pencil




* Ballet Dance


Teacher: Jessica Girourad No prior dance experience required. Dancers will start with the fundamentals of classical ballet including, but not limited too, fun exercises at the barre, the middle of the floor, and across the floor. Students will gain confidence, poise and focus from this class, as well as flexibility and strength. Supplies:

  • Ballet shoes
Dress code: Comfortable clothes that can be danced in, no jeans or baggy clothes please. A leotard, tights and skirt is recommended, but not required!




* Bible Class (Monday Only)


Teacher: Amy Beller A Father's Care introduces Bible truths through familiar Bible characters presented chronologically in a study of Old and New Testaments. Dramatic segments, application stories that reveal God's character, various hands-on-activites, and visuals reinforce the child's learning experience and help your child learn to trust God and rely on Him. You will need to purchase this:




* Art Composition (Monday Only)


Teacher: Penny S. Burt We will be covering the Elements of Composition. The first 8 classes will cover the 7 elements of composition: Line, Shape, Pattern, Texture, Balance, Gray Value and Color with two classes on color. The following classes will be media based, such as watercolor, pencils, pastels, etc. Artists through history will be introduced as they are relevant to the subject being covered. Supply fee: $25 per semester




* Elementary Choir


Teacher: Elizabeth Alpert Students will develop: The ability to follow a conductor/director. The ability to sing in 2-3 part harmony (possibly 4 part for 9th-12th) Basic concepts of sight-singing Students will learn: Singing in different styles of music. An introduction to show choir (5th-8th and 9th-12th) The different voice types. How to praise the Lord through song! Supplies needed:

  • 3 Ring Binder
  • Pencil
  • Supply Fee: $10





6th Hour Electives

* Quiet Study Hall


Supervisor: Varied Offered Monday and/or Wednesdays All Hours -Quiet Study hall is for those whom want to read, work, etc in a quiet environment where we keep noise to a minimum.




*Special Help with Spelling


Teacher: Tiffani Scott This class is a hands-on class to help with the fundamentals of spelling. We will be using a lot of things beyond writing and repetition to learn and remember spelling words. This class is adaptive, meaning I will adjust as needed as I learn their learning styles and levels. I will be using words on their level. Different kids in the same class may have different words. This class will work well for kiddos on the spectrum, who maybe don’t write well or do well in structured settings. I do not allow ANY sort of bullying and go over this from day one. In my classes I talk about how we all learn in different levels and ways. Supplies:

  • Folder
  • 3x5 notecards
  • Pencil




* P.E.


Teacher: Alex Hughes This class provides students with the opportunity to learn a variety of games, sports, and sport related movements as well as health and fitness education. Emphasis is placed on active participation and good sportsmanship during fitness and sport activities. Get ready for fun and exercise!




* Elementary Choir


Teacher: Elizabeth Alpert Students will develop: The ability to follow a conductor/director. The ability to sing in 2-3 part harmony (possibly 4 part for 9th-12th) Basic concepts of sight-singing Students will learn: Singing in different styles of music. An introduction to show choir (5th-8th and 9th-12th) The different voice types. How to praise the Lord through song! Supplies needed:

  • 3 Ring Binder
  • Pencil
  • Supply Fee: $10





Core Classes

  • Elementary core classes are 2-day classes. Students will attend both Mondays & Wednesdays for each core class hour taken. A one day option is available, but parents will be expected to present the new information and material on the second day to ensure the student stays on track with the class schedule.

  • Each class has a supply list. On the items you purchase, you only need ONE set for all classes, not 4 sets if you take all 4 core classes. 

Language, Phonics

& Writing

Abeka Phonics & Language 2

Teach your student the wonderful gift of the English language! This book gives your student an excellent foundation in sentence structure, language development, and grammar. It uses the special phonics sounds that will help expand his vocabulary, enhance his word analysis skills, and increase his reading speed.

2nd-grade handwriting reinforces precursive models for the entire alphabet.  Proper handwriting is practiced using Scripture, poetry, recipes, and thank-you notes.

Supply Fee: $5

  • Book Rental Fee may incur of $15 per semester

Supplies:​

Each student needs these items (they apply for all core classes, you do not need 4 different sets. 1 set of the below items is plenty):

  • Box of Sharpened Pencils

  • One glue stick

  • Box of crayons

  • Pair of Kids Scissors

  • Ruler

  • Notebook Paper

  • One Plastic Folder with pockets and prongs, per enrolled class.

Class Offered Both Days 

Teacher: Alex Hughes

8:30am   - 9:15am

Math

 

Abeka Arithmetic 2

Have your child begin applying mathematical concepts to everyday situations even in the second grade. Foundational concepts such as addition with carrying and subtraction with borrowing are greatly emphasized and reviewed in Grade 2. Counting money, telling time, reading graphs, and Roman numerals are just some more concepts that your child will learn and build upon throughout his arithmetic journey.

Supply Fee: $5

  • Book Rental Fee may incur of $15 per semester

Supplies:​

  • Workbook - Purchase Link

Each student needs these items (they apply for all core classes, you do not need 4 different sets. 1 set of the below items is plenty):

  • Box of Sharpened Pencils

  • One glue stick

  • Box of crayons

  • Pair of Kids Scissors

  • Ruler

  • Notebook Paper

  • One Plastic Folder with pockets and prongs, per enrolled class.

Class Offered Both Days 

Teacher: Alex Hughes

9:20am   - 10:05am

Reading & Spelling

 

Abeka 2nd Grade Readers & Reading Comprehension 2

Your child will read aloud a total of 10 books containing classic and modern stories and poetry that are keyed to phonics sounds. Discussion questions and enrichment ideas give you ways to enhance his reading comprehension.

Spelling: Guide your students to be super spellers! With 33 phonics-based word lists, your students will build their vocabulary with hundreds of words that they know how to spell correctly. Starting in the second semester, your students will boost their language skills even more with vocabulary words complete with definitions. Continue furthering their language abilities by encouraging poetry memorization with eight fully illustrated poems.

Supply Fee: $5

Supplies:​

  • Readers & Blend Book purchased by Aspire

  • Book Rental Fee may incur of $15 per semester

  • Reading Comp Workbook - Purchase Link HERE

  • Abeka Spelling & Poetry 2 - Purchase Link HERE

Each student needs these items (they apply for all core classes, you do not need 4 different sets. 1 set of the below items is plenty):

  • Box of Sharpened Pencils

  • One glue stick

  • Box of crayons

  • Pair of Kids Scissors

  • Ruler

  • Notebook Paper

  • One Plastic Folder with pockets and prongs, per enrolled class.

Class Offered Both Days

Teacher: Alex Hughes

10:45am   - 11:30am

Science / History

First Semester is Science

Abeka Enjoying God’s World

Satisfy your child’s curiosity about the world around him with this science text. In light of God’s design of creation, your child will study the human body, plants, animals, matter, energy, and space. Boost reading comprehension while developing thinking skills as your child researches the “how” and “why” questions behind the basic science concepts of his surroundings.​

Second Semester is History

Abeka Our America

Instill patriotism into your second grader with lessons about the people who made America great. Teach your child the historical accounts of the Pilgrims, Native Americans, early colonists, pioneers, cowboys, and immigrants. Give him a better understanding of American holidays, patriotic songs, and flag etiquette. Your child will learn where all 50 of the states are on a map.

Supply Fee: $5

Supplies:​

  • Worksheets purchased by Aspire

  • Book Rental Fee may incur of $15 per semester

Each student needs these items (they apply for all core classes, you do not need 4 different sets. 1 set of the below items is plenty):

  • Box of Sharpened Pencils

  • One glue stick

  • Box of crayons

  • Pair of Kids Scissors

  • Ruler

  • Notebook Paper

  • One Plastic Folder with pockets and prongs, per enrolled class.

Class Offered Both Days

Teacher: Alex Hughes

11:35am   - 12:25pm

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