Pines 1
(5th Grade Block Class)

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 & Writing

ABEKA Language B - We will train your child to be a fantastic communicator through writing with an emphasis on grammar and mechanics within Language B. Recognizing complements, identifying adverb and adjective phrases, preparing topical and sentence outlines, diagraming, and perfecting capitalization and punctuation rules are just a few concepts that will propel your child into proper writing. Daily language exercises, creative writing suggestions, and a handbook of rules and definitions give your child the practice and tools to enhance his understanding and use of the English language.

BJU Press Handwriting 5 - provides an engaging context for students to improve handwriting skills. Throughout the worktext, students practice cursive writing while learning about other cultures and languages.

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):Pencils, crayons, colored pencils, markers, glue sticks, scissors, 3 folders of different colors, 2 spiral notebooks, school supply box, highlighters 

  • $5 Supply Fee per Semester for misc art supplies and copies

  • Abeka Workbook - Purchase Link

  • BJU Handwriting Workbook - Purchase Link

Class Offered Both Days

Teacher: Samantha Martinez

8:30am   - 9:15am

Math

​Abeka Arithmetic 5

Using Arithmetic 5, we will practice various math skills building upon your child’s previous knowledge.

Dive into decimals and dividing fractions and many more mathematic concepts with Arithmetic 5. Challenge your child with more advanced word problems, pre-algebra concepts, and basic geometry. Continue work with estimating, rounding, and applying all of these concepts to daily life. Supplemental problems, homework assignments, and a handbook for terms and definitions in the back of the book provide for ample review and added implementation.

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):Pencils, crayons, colored pencils, markers, glue sticks, scissors, 3 folders of different colors, 2 spiral notebooks, school supply box, highlighters 

  • $5 Supply Fee per Semester for misc art supplies and copies

Class Offered Both Days

Teacher: Samantha Martinez

9:20am   - 10:05am

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Elective Classes

  • Elementary elective classes are 1-day classes. Students will either Mondays or Wednesdays depending on class enrolled in. Each elementary elective class is $120 per semester unless otherwise noted.

  • Each class has a description, supply list and/or supply fee listed. 

5th Hour Elective Classes

Days Offered: Monday, Wednesday

Class Description:

Quiet Study hall is for those whom want to read, work, etc in a quiet environment where we keep noise to a minimum.

Teacher: Various Volunteers

Supplies Needed:

- Please bring homework, a book, or another quiet activity.

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

Quiet Study Hall

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

Simple class full of fun arts & crafts!

Teacher: Jenesa Wheeler

Supplies Needed:

- Provided

Semester Supply Fee: $15

(collected each semester)

Arts & Crafts

Days Offered: Monday, Wednesday

Class Description:

Playful Pioneers is an explorative literature and projects based class, built around The Little House on the Prairie series. Throughout this class, we will cover: Bible, reading, discussion, narration, science, history, map work, art, poetry, and practical life skills, which will all flow from chapters that we read in these beloved books. Each week will involve making either a coordinating craft or a selection from The Playful Pioneers cookbook. Lots of fun will be had, while we focus on hands-on learning.

Teacher: Samantha Floyd

Supplies Needed:

- Provided - We will be making all sorts of interesting foods and projects, for which all will be purchased with the associated fee. I’ll also provide a folder for each child to keep all of their papers/projects in until the end of the semester and a classroom supply of crayons, colored pencils, watercolors, etc. All supplies will be provided, using supply fee.

Semester Supply Fee: $30

(collected each semester)

Playful Pioneers

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

Hands on learning with a fun twist! Little to no lecturing, plenty of opportunities to learn by doing. It may get loud, it may get messy however this is where the love of learning is found. Last semester we made paper rockets (learned about aerodynamics and flight), origami leap frogs (leap year), confetti cannons (New Years), ran for President (Presidents Day), and built bridges out of only 6 pieces of paper and 6 inches of tape that held 8+ text books , and so much more.

Teacher: Nathan Bishop

Supplies Needed:

- Provided

Semester Supply Fee: $15

(collected each semester)

Worlds of Wonder

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

This class focuses on fun through learning a skill and being proud that the student has created something from a piece of fabric and thread. I encourage creativity over preciseness sew that the student will gain a feeling of accomplishment for this art. This class is for the beginner sewer who wants to learn about how a sewing machine works while creating several projects. 

Teacher: Ms. Sewbee

Supplies Needed:

- Seam ripper

- 2 pools of white thread each semester

Semester Supply Fee: $35

(collected each semester)

Beginner Sewing

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

It’s time to dive into a good book! Students will have weekly reading assignments to complete at home as well as written assignments to help them consider what they've read. Class time will be spent discussing the assigned reading along with introducing students to elements of literature such as plot, theme, symbolism, foreshadowing, etc. Novels: Summer of the Monkey’s/ The Best Christmas Pageant Ever / Pippi Longstocking / Where the Red Fern Grows Most literature guides used are either Total Language Plus, Progeny Press or Novel Ties.

Teacher: Amy Shipman

Supplies Needed:

- 3-ring 1-inch binder

- 5 divider tabs

- notebook paper

- pencil

Semester Supply Fee: $15 Book Rental Fee

(collected each semester)

Beginner Literature

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

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).

Teacher: Sheldon Clark

Supplies Needed:

- Guitar & Case

Semester Supply Fee: $20

(collected each semester)

Beginner Guitar

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

We will be working on basics of correct posture, finger techniques, sound production, bowings, vibrato, shifting to high positions, note reading, playing in a group and everything else needed for playing the violin.

Teacher: Elana Gavrilov

Supplies Needed:

- Violin and bow

- 1/2 inch ring binder

- clear pockets for storing the music

Semester Supply Fee: $10

(collected each semester)

Violin

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

We will be using the website Generation Genius to explore science through fun experiments each day.

Teacher: Katie Acuna

Supplies Needed:

- Scissors, 1 glue stick, 1 bottle of white glue, 1 box of markers, 1 box of crayons, and 1 ruler

Semester Supply Fee: $25

(collected each semester)

Generation Genius Science Lab

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

STEM is designed to educate students in the four discipline areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. At times, art will also be added, making it STEAM. Each of the disciplines are integrated through project based learning of real world applications requiring problem solving. The following are skills that are developed through STEM: problem solving, creativity, inquiry skills, math and science skills, engineering-design thinking, critical thinking, and collaboration.

Teacher: Sarah Mullins

Supplies Needed:

- 1 inch binder

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

STEM Class

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

Through hands-on, authentic learning experiences, 

Students  learn effective methods for shopping, sewing, childcare, clothing care, cooking, nutrition, home-care, hospitality, family and household management. 

Teacher: Ms. Sewbee

Supplies Needed:

- TBD

Semester Supply Fee: $25

(collected each semester)

Home Ec

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

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. We will also learn how to draw in perspective and proper proportions of a human form. Students will be trained to look at an object and draw it in proportion. Students will learn about various artists throughout history to learn various techniques of creating art and will practice these techniques in class.

Teacher: Allison Leach

Supplies Needed:

- 8-10 Classic Bold Line Markers

- 4 pack Art Pencils - HB, 2B, 4B & 6B

- 12 pack colored pencils

- 24 pack Crayola Crayons

- Big Eraser

- 2 Black Sharpie

- 8 color Crayola Watercolor Set

Semester Supply Fee: $15

(collected each semester)

Art Composition

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

IEW All Things Fun and Fascinating: This is a wonderful class to introduce elementary students to writing. Writing doesn't have to be boring or scary with IEW. All Things Fun and Fascinating uses funny characters, crafty creatures, and famous men of history to teach students to take notes, summarize narrative stories, write from pictures, put together a mini-research report, and compose creative essays. This class is for grades 3rd-5th and will meet once a week. While the main lesson instruction will be completed in class, parents will need to oversee the weekly homework. Join us as we delve into a writing class that will be both fun and fascinating.

Teacher: Sarah Gollotte

Supplies Needed:

- All Things Fun & Fascinating: Writing Lessons in Structure & Style, Revised Edition: Purchase Link HERE 

- 3 ring binder

- Around 25 page protectors (to be placed in 3 ring binder)

- Loose leaf lined paper

- Pencil pouch for 3 ring binder

- 3x5 inch notecards

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

Intro to IEW - All Things Fun & Fascinating

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

This is a beginner ukulele class for 5th and younger. We will learn basic chords and rhythm patterns. We then move on to playing songs and have fun learning about musical concepts that apply to all musical instruments. Most of the school year will be dedicated to playing sing-along songs and having fun enjoying the music they are making. This class was created to possibly making an easy transition to the guitar class.

Teacher: Sheldon Clark

Supplies Needed:

- Ukulele & Case

Semester Supply Fee: $20

(collected each semester)

Beginner Ukulele

6th Hour Elective Classes

Days Offered: Monday, Wednesday

Class Description:

Quiet Study hall is for those whom want to read, work, etc in a quiet environment where we keep noise to a minimum.

Teacher: Various Volunteers

Supplies Needed:

- Please bring homework, a book, or another quiet activity.

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

Quiet Study Hall

Days Offered: Monday, Wednesday

Class Description:

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. Focus is on sportsmanship during fitness and sport activities. Get ready for fun and exercise!

Teacher: Samantha Martinez

Supplies Needed:

- Comfortable Clothing & Shoes

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

P.E.

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

We will be working on basics of correct posture, finger techniques, sound production, bowings, vibrato, shifting to high positions, note reading, playing in a group and everything else needed for playing the violin.

Teacher: Elana Gavrilov

Supplies Needed:

- Violin and bow

- 1/2 inch ring binder

- clear pockets for storing the music

Semester Supply Fee: $10

(collected each semester)

Violin

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

We will be using the website Generation Genius to explore science through fun experiments each day.

Teacher: Katie Acuna

Supplies Needed:

- Scissors, 1 glue stick, 1 bottle of white glue, 1 box of markers, 1 box of crayons, and 1 ruler

Semester Supply Fee: $25

(collected each semester)

Generation Genius Science Lab

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

In the Culinary Arts portion of this class, we will learn basic terminology, measurements, kitchen safety, and skills that are useful for preparing food. We will be making a variety of foods that require minimal use of the microwave, stove, and oven such as healthy snacks/appetizers, easy breakfasts & lunches, side dishes & some sweet treats. In the Home Economics portion of this class, we will learn a little bit of everything - chores around the house, general etiquette, manners for specific situations, and self-care. We will learn how to do each of these things and why they are important. To help keep interest levels high, we will alternate between Culinary and Home Ec lessons. Lessons will include fun activities, games, crafts, and scriptural lessons/verses when applicable. There will be an occasional activity or challenge sent home with the students for them to do with you or an older brother or sister. These will be optional, but I highly suggest completing them if for no other reason than to just spend time with your kiddos and let them show you what they’ve learned. I have one goal in this class… to teach your kiddos important life skills in a fun manner!

Teacher: Calista Firor-Reeder

Supplies Needed:

- Apron if needed for preparing food and Ponytail holders to tie back long hair before class.

- Other Supplies Provided

Semester Supply Fee: $30

(collected each semester)

Culinary & Home Ec

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

Fossils to Fuel is a hands-on earth science class created for third, fourth, and fifth grade students. The curriculum was created by OERB (Oklahoma Energy Resources Board). The goal of this class is to help students gain a basic understanding of the transfer of energy from the sun to petroleum and then into our homes. Some of the topics covered will be potential and kinetic energy, formation of oil and gas, properties of oil, properties and porosity of rocks, sound waves, and viscosity of liquids. Experiments bring these science topics to life as students learn how the topics relate to their everyday lives.

Teacher: Sarah Mullins

Supplies Needed:

- 1-inch binder

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

OERB - Fossils to Fuel

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

Have you ever watched your kids make slime and wondered if they're learning anything from it? Have YOU ever wondered what in the world is happening with all of those ingredients to make that sticky stuff? Well, there's chemical reactions happening in there causing polymers to form crosslinks and become a pliable, sensory dream for kids. In this STEM class, we will complete experiments from various studies of science (chemistry, physics, earth sciences, life sciences, etc.), learning what's actually happening during all that fun. It may get messy! It will certainly get crazy! But my goal is for students to learn two things: science is happening everywhere and science is FUN! Students will be provided handouts, lecture/discussion time and all supplies needed to complete the experiment in lab groups each week. The Scientific Method will be taught and used.

Teacher: Amy Shipman

Supplies Needed:

- pencil

Semester Supply Fee: $30

(collected each semester)

STEM Class

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

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. We will also learn how to draw in perspective and proper proportions of a human form. Students will be trained to look at an object and draw it in proportion. Students will learn about various artists throughout history to learn various techniques of creating art and will practice these techniques in class.

Teacher: Allison Leach

Supplies Needed:

- 8-10 Classic Bold Line Markers

- 4 pack Art Pencils - HB, 2B, 4B & 6B

- 12 pack colored pencils

- 24 pack Crayola Crayons

- Big Eraser

- 2 Black Sharpie

- 8 color Crayola Watercolor Set

Semester Supply Fee: $15

(collected each semester)

Art Composition

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

This is a beginner ukulele class for 5th and younger. We will learn basic chords and rhythm patterns. We then move on to playing songs and have fun learning about musical concepts that apply to all musical instruments. Most of the school year will be dedicated to playing sing-along songs and having fun enjoying the music they are making. This class was created to possibly making an easy transition to the guitar class.

Teacher: Sheldon Clark

Supplies Needed:

- Ukulele & Case

Semester Supply Fee: $20

(collected each semester)

Beginner Ukulele

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

IEW All Things Fun and Fascinating: This is a wonderful class to introduce elementary students to writing. Writing doesn't have to be boring or scary with IEW. All Things Fun and Fascinating uses funny characters, crafty creatures, and famous men of history to teach students to take notes, summarize narrative stories, write from pictures, put together a mini-research report, and compose creative essays. This class is for grades 3rd-5th and will meet once a week. While the main lesson instruction will be completed in class, parents will need to oversee the weekly homework. Join us as we delve into a writing class that will be both fun and fascinating.

Teacher: Sarah Gollotte

Supplies Needed:

- All Things Fun & Fascinating: Writing Lessons in Structure & Style, Revised Edition: Purchase Link HERE 

- 3 ring binder

- Around 25 page protectors (to be placed in 3 ring binder)

- Loose leaf lined paper

- Pencil pouch for 3 ring binder

- 3x5 inch notecards

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

Intro to IEW - All Things Fun & Fascinating

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

The purpose of this class to introduce Primary Students to the moviemaking process in a fun and interactive way. Students will be working in groups as they learn how to create and hopefully, develop a love for visual storytelling. This course will focus more on activity rather than lecture and will introduce students to different types of moviemaking. Each lesson will take approx. 3-4 weeks to complete. Grading will be based on participation as well as a few fun homework assignments.

Teacher: Renee Michaels

Supplies Needed:

- Provided

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

Intro to Movie Making

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

Simple class full of fun arts & crafts!

Teacher: Jenesa Wheeler

Supplies Needed:

- Provided

Semester Supply Fee: $15

(collected each semester)

Arts & Crafts

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

This class focuses on fun through learning a skill and being proud that the student has created something from a piece of fabric and thread. I encourage creativity over preciseness sew that the student will gain a feeling of accomplishment for this art. This class is for the intermediate and advanced sewer who wants to learn about how a sewing machine works while creating several projects. Student MUST HAVE complete a previous Sewing Class at Aspire Academy.

Teacher: Ms. Sewbee

Supplies Needed:

- Seam ripper

- 2 pools of white thread each semester

Semester Supply Fee: $35

(collected each semester)

Intermediate Sewing

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

This course is to help students get the basics of communication skills at a beginner level. The students will learn the alphabet, colors, numbers, songs, and more smaller signs. This class is designed to be an introduction to Sign Language.

Teacher: Jennifer Poteet

Supplies Needed:

- Provided

Semester Supply Fee: $10

(collected each semester)

Intro to Sign Language

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

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).

Teacher: Sheldon Clark

Supplies Needed:

- Guitar & Case

Semester Supply Fee: $20

(collected each semester)

Beginner Guitar

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

“I don’t know what to write about!” How often have you heard that one? Students will be given creative and fun writing prompts to get them started writing. They’ll learn elements of a short story and will be writing their own short stories quickly. Many stories will be written throughout the year. Students will also complete a weekly journal to personally express themselves.

Teacher: Jeanette Lord

Supplies Needed:

- Spiral Notebook

- Pencil

Semester Supply Fee: $10 for journals & worksheets

(collected each semester)

Creative Writing

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

We will be learning about art composition elements and exploring a wide variety of art media.

Teacher: Penny Burt

Supplies Needed:

- Provided

Semester Supply Fee: $35

(collected each semester)

Intro to Art

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

We will be learning kitchen tips, tricks, techniques, and tools for making family-friendly, every day recipes and some special goodies. Students will learn a variety of skills to cook food that they can easily recreate in their home kitchens.

Class Expectations:

  • I understand that students may have special dietary restrictions or allergies. Please be aware that while I would love to accommodate them all, it simply is not feasible. However, there are times when we can omit ingredients or easily substitute items as part of learning in the class.

  • Students will be expected to participate and work as teams in the kitchen depending on the size of the class.

  • Students will be expected to help clean up their tools and cooking areas at the end of every class.

  • We will be working in a large and fully functioning kitchen, so horseplay and unsafe behavior will not be allowed.

  • Grading: This is an elective class. I will not be testing or grading any written work or homework but I will be giving a “grade” report based on effort and class participation.

  • Communication will be on the Band group for our class.

Teacher: Summer Rains

Supplies Needed:

- Clear plastic container with lid to hold items: chef knife, paring knife, mini cutting board, measuring spoon set, measuring cup set. Pen/pencils, recipe or index cards (50)

Semester Supply Fee: $30

(collected each semester)

Culinary Arts - Our Daily Bread

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

Hands on learning with a fun twist! Little to no lecturing, plenty of opportunities to learn by doing. It may get loud, it may get messy however this is where the love of learning is found. Last semester we made paper rockets (learned about aerodynamics and flight), origami leap frogs (leap year), confetti cannons (New Years), ran for President (Presidents Day), and built bridges out of only 6 pieces of paper and 6 inches of tape that held 8+ text books , and so much more.

Teacher: Nathan Bishop

Supplies Needed:

- Provided

Semester Supply Fee: $15

(collected each semester)

Worlds of Wonder

Days Offered: Monday, Wednesday

Class Description:

Social Study hall is for those whom want to talk, chat, & get to know each other. Our Aspire Group rules and expectations still apply here but we do encourage and desire healthy and happy friendships to grow within the group, even at Academy!

Teacher: Various Volunteers

Supplies Needed:

- None

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

Social Study Hall

Days Offered: Monday, Wednesday

Class Description:

Social Study hall is for those whom want to talk, chat, & get to know each other. Our Aspire Group rules and expectations still apply here but we do encourage and desire healthy and happy friendships to grow within the group, even at Academy!

Teacher: Various Volunteers

Supplies Needed:

- None

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

Social Study Hall

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

In this fun and exciting class, students will start off their coding journey with the basics of block coding using Microsoft MakeCode Arcade! This is a simple and effective way to understand the key concepts that apply to even high-level coding. During the class, they will create a platformer game (similar to Mario in concept), this will involve learning to create sprites, move them around a screen, level creation, and interactions between objects!

Teacher: Code Ninjas

Supplies Needed:

- Provided

Semester Supply Fee: $20

(collected each semester)

Microsoft MakeCode Game Development

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

This class will study oceans, tides, coral reefs, marine life, fish, sharks, marine mammals, marine birds and ocean exploration. We will also be doing a shark dissection.

Teacher: Tanya Adams

Supplies Needed:

- 1-2” 3 ring binder, including lined and blank paper

- Purchase LINK

- Book - Purchase LINK

Semester Supply Fee: $20

(collected each semester)

Marine Biology

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

Drama class will consist of honing stage skills and working on monologues or short skits to be showcased to parents one class day. All teaching will be done by Clark Youth Theater teachers.

Supply List: Parents may be asked to help with some costumes or props.

Teacher: Clark Youth Theater

Supplies Needed:

- TBD

Semester Supply Fee: $50

This plus the class fee covers Scripts (not cheap), facility props & useage, etc.

(collected each semester)

Drama (2 Hour Class)

Days Offered: Monday, Wednesday

Class Description:

This class is for the student who is struggling with reading. There is no curriculum to purchase. The class will be adaptive and we will adjust as I learn the students learning style and appropriate educational levels. We will use different programs and manipulatives to make sure your child has fun, while learning to be successful during their educational journey. This class will work well with any child who has been identified as: Dyslexic, ADHD, on the spectrum, or for the child who struggles with reading in general.

Teacher: Dana Eakle

Supplies Needed:

1-2 inch 3-ring binder

1 pack index cards

1- 1 subject spiral notebook

Semester Supply Fee: $10

(collected each semester)

Focused Reading

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

We will learn several of the popular dances like the Cupid Shuffle, Electric Slide, Cotton-Eyed Joe, Boot Scootin' Boogie and many more. We will go over steps before we add the music. Already know all the dances but love to dance come join in on the fun.

Teacher: Jennifer Poteet

Supplies Needed:

- shoes you can dance in

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

Line Dancing

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

The class will study all types of animal breeds, animal behavior, animal care and nutrition and diseases. We will learn about the many careers in the animal industry, including types of veterinarians and other careers within the veterinary field.

Teacher: Tanya Adams

Supplies Needed:

- 3 ring binder

Semester Supply Fee: $20

(collected each semester)

Veterinary Science

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

Drama class will consist of honing stage skills and working on monologues or short skits to be showcased to parents one class day. All teaching will be done by Clark Youth Theater teachers.

Supply List: Parents may be asked to help with some costumes or props.

Teacher: Clark Youth Theater

Supplies Needed:

- TBD

Semester Supply Fee: $50

This plus the class fee covers Scripts (not cheap), facility props & useage, etc.

(collected each semester)

Drama (2 Hour Class)

Days Offered: Monday, Wednesday

Class Description:

This class is for the student who is struggling with math. There is no curriculum to purchase. The class will be adaptive and we will adjust as I learn the students learning style and appropriate educational levels. We will use different programs and manipulatives to make sure your child has fun, while learning to be successful during their educational journey. This class will work well with any child who has been identified as: Dyslexic, ADHD, on the spectrum, or for the child who struggles with math in general.

Teacher: Dana Eakle

Supplies Needed:

1-2 inch 3-ring binder

1 pack index cards

1- 1 subject spiral notebook

Semester Supply Fee: $10

(collected each semester)

Focused Math

Days Offered: Monday

Class Description:

Beginning Band is for first year students with little or no instrumental experience in playing an instrument. Instruments taught I. Beginning band are flute, oboe, clarinet, sax, trumpet, trombone, French horn, baritone, and tuba.

Things to Note:

- You will not pay Aspire for this Class.  You will enroll at no charge and then be required to pay Oklahoma Homeschool Bands directly. Once enrolled, instructions will be provided to do this.

- Parents will need to meet at the Tulsa location for a test drive to try instruments and purchase them. Parents are responsible for the purchase of the instrument, book, and stand. 

Teacher: Oklahoma Homeschool Bands - Jim Kirby

Supplies Needed:

- Essential Elementa for Band Book 1 Purchase Link HERE

- Instrument, stand, book, pencil

Class Fee Paid to OK Homeschool Bands:

(collected each semester)

1 student per family = $300 per semester

2 or more students per family = $375 + $25 additional for each student over 1

 

 

Semester Supply Fee: $0

(collected each semester)

Beginner Band

Days Offered: Wednesday

Class Description:

For the 5th-8th grade classes the book is "Photography for Kids" and will introduce students to the photography fundamentals/history of photography what make a good photo and tips and tricks for great photos. The High school class will be using the book Photography demystified which is more for teens and pre-teens where they will learn to see the world through photos.

Teacher: John Leavell

Supplies Needed:

- film, both black and white and color

- notebook, pencils and paper

Semester Supply Fee: $10 + $15 Book Rental Fee

(collected each semester)

Photography

*5th grade also has the option of a la carte classes for core curriculum (switching class every hour). Please click HERE to see those options.

Reading & Spelling

Abeka 5th Grade Readers

We will be working on reading fundamentals such as fluency and comprehension. We will work through all the Abeka 5th grade readers.

Spelling

Promote academic excellence as you help your child broaden his vocabulary and appreciation of poetry with Spelling, Vocabulary, Poetry 5. With 34 word lists, teach your child to spell words correctly and use vocabulary words in the proper context. Exercises in each lesson boost proofreading skills and correct word usage. Six poems by famous authors are also included to show your child how beautiful language can be.

Supplies:

  • Abeka Spelling & Poetry 5 - 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):Pencils, crayons, colored pencils, markers, glue sticks, scissors, 3 folders of different colors, 2 spiral notebooks, school supply box, highlighters 

  • $5 Supply Fee per Semester for misc art supplies and copies

  • Readers & Comp Skills Sheets purchased by Aspire

  • Book Rental Fee of $15 per semester for rental of Abeka readers

Class Offered Both Days

Teacher: Samantha Martinez

10:45am   - 11:30am

Science / History

First Semester is Science

Investigating God's World - We will show your child the spectacular details of the universe as God designed them with Investigating God’s World. Topics to introduce include the different types of mammals, the properties of light, the structure of the earth, force and motion, astronomy and oceanography, and many more. Bold terms, Comprehension Checks, and Chapter Checkups promote memorization, review, and application for your child. This text stands on the belief that God is ultimate Creator and Sustainer of the earth and everything in and around it.

Second Semester is History

Old World History & Geography - Old World History and Geography will be your child’s travel guide through the Eastern Hemisphere. Discover the alphabet with the Phoenicians, sail to India with Vasco da Gama, check out Africa’s largest waterfall—Victoria Falls, or strike up a game of cricket in England. Travel from the beginning of recorded history all the way to present day and meet many famous explorers, leaders, and missionaries along the way. Complete with a “Geography Handbook,” over 300 photos of scenery and people, bold terms, Comprehension and Chapter Checks, this text gives your child the tools to understand the history, beauty, and variety of the many countries of the “Old World.”

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):Pencils, crayons, colored pencils, markers, glue sticks, scissors, 3 folders of different colors, 2 spiral notebooks, school supply box, highlighters 

  • $5 Supply Fee per Semester for misc art supplies and copies

  • Worksheets purchased by Aspire

  • Book Rental Fee of $15 per semester for Science and History Book Rental

Class Offered Both Days

Teacher: Samantha Martinez

11:35am   - 12:25pm