Number The Stars: Reading/Comprehension (3rd-6th)

Teacher: Penny Webster

Description: Students will read and discuss the book. Students will discuss themes, complete “Interactive Novel Logs”, discuss different points of view.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites:Must be able to read on or near grade level. Also must be able to write in log and other worksheets.

Book: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Supplies: Paper, pencil, 3 ring folder/binder, Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Fees: $35

Christian Heroes Study (6th-8th)

Teacher: Leah Hendershot

Description: We’ll read 2 more of the “Christian Heroes: Then and Now” books, discuss and do various activities to give a well-rounded understanding of the culture, geography, history, etc where the missionaries traveled and lived.

Heroes covered and books needed this semester are: Amy Carmichael & Nate Saint (We’ll study Nate Saint first.)

For each book:

1. Outside of class: Read assigned chapters and take notes on interesting points and facts that were enjoyed. There may be additional work outside of class (like an interview, make a food, etc.)

2. In class: Discuss the chapter and notes. Do a combined activity, discussion or project.

Class Length: 12 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: Ability and willingness to read 3-4 short chapters each week.

Homework: 1-2 hours

Book: Christian Heroes Then & Now: Amy Carmichael & Nate Saint

Supplies: 3-ring binder, Ticonderoga pencil & pencil sharpener.

Fee: $10

Kansas History (6th-9th)

Teacher: Erica Webster

Description: This class is a continuation of fall semester Kansas History. Students will learn about Kansas becoming a state, pioneers, involvement in wars, and other movements of the 19th and 20th century as well as the branches of government.

**New students are welcome for the spring semester.**

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: None

Homework: 1-2 hours

Book: None

Supplies: 3 ring binder, pencils

Fees: $10

US Presidents (3rd-8th)

Teacher: Ed Blanchette

Description: This course is a continuation of our study of the Executive Branch of the United States of America; specifically of the Presidents that have served throughout our nations history. We will begin with President Grover Cleveland and will conclude with Kansas’ own Dwight D. Eisenhower taking us from the 1800’s to the 19th century of Presidents. Each President has had their own unique strengths and weaknesses and unique set of circumstances that characterized their term or terms in office. We hope that students will be enriched through this study to appreciate the structure of our nation’s government as well as the rich heritage that this nation has afforded us.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Notebook for taking notes.

Fee: $10

American Girl History (3rd-4th)

Teacher: Chelsea Pulver

Description: Come experience history in a fun new way! We will be reading through one of the American Girl History books & doing projects or eating snacks from that time period.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Pencils, notebook, folder, crayons, or colored pencils

Fee: $20