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Classes: Class Details

HHE Class Details for Fall of 2019

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS FOR 2019-2020

 

PRESCHOOL CLASSES

Preschool- Amy Mullet

Preschool class for ages 2-5. We will do crafts, Bible stories, work on the letters and alphabet, learn numbers, counting and patterns. Basically, like a mini preschool one-hour class.

 

Minutes for Moms- Service Job

Sometimes Moms just need a break! This class is basically a free babysitting time period to give busy moms a break. Our facility has baby and toddler rooms with lots of toys to keep children in this age group entertained and busy.

 

PREK-2ND CLASSES

Fun With Friends- Service Job

Sometimes kids just need to have fun! This class is free time for kids to play and have fun with their friends. Our facility has indoor and outdoor playgrounds, an indoor gym, an outdoor basketball court, soccer nets and a gaga court (Google it; it's all the rage). Let's burn some of that energy with supervised play!

 

Art-Valerie Jones

Your child will be learning the elements and principles of art by using a variety of mediums such as, watercolor, tempera, graphite, and colored pencil. The curriculum will be adapted to meet the needs of each child in the classroom. Each semester begins with lessons for color theory, values, texture, shapes, lines, and ends with learning to create form.

 

PE- Ashlee Priest

Physical Education is an essential part of our education program and can make a significant contribution towards your children’s education achievements. The curriculum will be designed to meet the needs of each specific grade level.

Goals of all grade level classes include activities designed to encourage students to play for fun and the enjoyment of playing.  Opportunities for students to develop coordination, motor and manipulative skills will be provided.  Activities promoting the development of social skills such as cooperation, teamwork and sportsmanship will be utilized.  All students will learn why physical activity is essential to their present and future well-being.    Goals will be achieved through exercise, games and equipment

 

Geography- Esther Consalvi

We will study location geography. We will begin with basic awareness of where we are and how it relates to other places. We will learn to read basic maps and legends and make our own. We will learn continents, spatial awareness, and oceans.

Homework: Any homework would be to try out what we have learned in class and simply be an optional project they could easily do.

 

Basic Sign Language- Felicia Prater

This class will teach students basic American Sign Language. We will use the first semester learning many every day signs. The second semester will be spent putting signs together in basic conversation.

 

La Clase Divertida- Kaley Farwell

Acquaint your children with the basics of a foreign language in a fun and non-intimidating way. Lessons cover alphabet, numbers, colors, days of the week, body parts, animals, and family. There are also phrases, history and culture presented through stories and crafts and food.

Homework 2-4x per week listening to CD, watching youtube playlist, flashcards, and/or checking out a book form the library. 10-20 minutes per day.

Students will supply own La Clase Divertida Level 1 and 2 Extra Student Packet w/ Audio CD-$25 (only one CD required per family). Extra students can just buy the packet without CD for $15.

 

Science- Amy White

General science topics discussed and taught. We will be creating and adding to our science folders each week. We will learn the scientific method and do experiments and hands-on activities.

 

Pre-Reading/Phonics- Ashlee Priest

This class is for any child that is ready to learn to read and for struggling readers, to build confidence. We will work on alphabet and phonics recognition as well as individual reading needs. This will be a fun and encouraging atmosphere.

 

3rd-5th GRADE CLASSES

 

Art- Valerie Jones

Your child will be learning the elements and principles of art by using a variety of mediums such as, watercolor, tempera, graphite, and colored pencil. The curriculum will be adapted to meet the needs of each child in the classroom. Each semester begins with lessons for color theory, values, texture, shapes, lines, and ends with learning to create form.

 

Geography- Esther Consalvi

We will study location geography. We will begin with basic awareness of where we are and how it relates to other places. We will learn to read maps and legends and make our own. We will learn continents, spatial awareness, and oceans.

Homework: Any homework would be to try out what we have learned in class and simply be an optional project they could easily do.

 

La Clase Divertida- Kaley Farwell

Acquaint your children with the basics of a foreign language in a fun and non-intimidating way. Lessons cover alphabet, numbers, colors, days of the week, body parts, animals, and family. There are also phrases, history and culture presented through stories and crafts and food.

Homework 2-4x per week listening to CD, watching youtube playlist, flashcards, and/or checking out a book form the library. 10-20 minutes per day.

Students will supply own La Clase Divertida Level 1 and 2 Extra Student Packet w/ Audio CD-$25 (only one CD required per family). Extra students can just buy the packet without CD for $15.

 

Basic Sign Language- Felicia Prater

This class will teach students basic American Sign Language. We will use the first semester learning many everyday signs. The second semester will be spent putting signs together in basic conversation.

 

Big Life Journal- Amy White

This growth mindset journal empowers children to face challenges with confidence, embrace mistakes, and know they can learn anything!

Featuring a new and interesting topic every week, the Big Life Journal develops strong Social and Emotional Learning and growth mindset skills through inspiring stories, colorful illustrations, and engaging guided activities.

Recommended ages 7-10

Amy will be able to purchases journals at bulk price.

For more information you can look at www.biglifejournal.com

 

PE- Shannon Taylor

Physical Education is an essential part of our education program and can make a significant contribution towards your children’s education achievements. The curriculum will be designed to meet the needs of each specific grade level.

Goals of all grade level classes include activities designed to encourage students to play for fun and the enjoyment of playing.  Opportunities for students to develop coordination, motor and manipulative skills will be provided.  Activities promoting the development of social skills such as cooperation, teamwork and sportsmanship will be utilized.  All students will learn why physical activity is essential to their present and future well-being.    Goals will be achieved through exercise, games and equipment.

 

Sewing 1- Jeni Honbarrier

Introduction to sewing.

Additional classroom supplies: Sewing machine brought to class each week, basic sewing kit (including small scissors, a few bobbins that fit your machine, at least a couple spools of white thread, etc.) Additional supplies may need to be purchased throughout the year.

 

Sewing 2- Jeni Honbarrier

Prerequisite- Sewing I or can demonstrate basic sewing skills. We will build on what you learned in Sewing 1 and introduce new skills including pattern reading and following. We will also explore sewing different fabric types.

Homework: May have unfinished projects to finish.

Additional classroom supplies: Must have own sewing machine brought to class each week, and a basic sewing kit. May be required to purchase a small amount of additional supplies throughout the year to include fabric and patterns.

 

Fun with Friends- Service Job

Sometimes kids just need to have fun! This class is free time for kids to play and have fun with their friends. Our facility has indoor and outdoor playgrounds, an indoor gym, an outdoor basketball court, soccer nets and a gaga court (Google it; it's all the rage). Let's burn some of that energy with supervised play!

 

6th-8th GRADE CLASSES

 

Agricultural Science- Jeni Honbarrier

For class description, please refer to the class syllabus.

We will have at least one field trip (optional) outside of class time.

 

Art- Valerie Jones

Your child will be learning the elements and principles of art by using a variety of mediums such as, watercolor, tempera, graphite, and colored pencil. The curriculum will be adapted to meet the needs of each child in the classroom. Each semester begins with lessons for color theory, values, texture, shapes, lines, and ends with learning to create form.

 

Big Life Journal- Amy White

This class will teach tweens and teens (ages 11+) they have the power to decide who they are... and take charge of who they’re becoming!

This guided growth mindset journal helps them find their voice in a world that is endlessly telling them what to do, be, and think.

It gives them the tools they need to build confidence… the deep down, know-who-you-are confidence! Tweens and teens will love exploring who they want to be and what they want out of life.

The Big Life Journal gets them excited about the limitless possibilities ahead because, with a growth mindset, they can go after anything!

The Big Life Journal will help them...

- discover the power of their mindset
- handle negative feelings and self-talk
- create and plan out goals
- overcome challenges and setbacks
- build resilience and gratitude

 

Amy will be able to purchase journals at a bulk price.

For more information you can look at www.biglifejournal.com

 

Biology Junior High- Jimmy Wolfe

Basic biological science using Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology 2nd Ed. You must purchase text book, available at Bibliomania, Mardel’s, Amazon, etc. Junior high students may attend lab.

You will have some fill in the blank style review material for homework.

 

Biology Lab- Jimmy Wolfe

Junior high students can attend Bio Lab but will be observing not performing the lab. Lab is not required for junior high. They will not pay supply fee.

 

Finance- Shannon Taylor and Kari Hardesty

We will learn practical and relevant financial skills, while also learning what God's word says about our finances.

 

Fun with Friends- Service Job

Sometimes kids just need to have fun! This class is free time for kids to play and have fun with their friends. Our facility has indoor and outdoor playgrounds, an indoor gym, an outdoor basketball court, soccer nets and a gaga court (Google it; it's all the rage). Let's burn some of that energy with supervised play!

 

Hands Can SPEAK! ASL For Youth- Angela Munoz

Intro to American Sign Language – grades 6-12th - will be a condensed, primarily vocabulary-driven course. However, within the course, there will also be education on deaf culture, modes of “sign language” that are the most commonly used, as well as games and activities which will help the students think outside of the box and explore more effective communication on all levels. For high school students desiring High School Language credit, extra assignments can be given to enhance the learning and mastery of ASL at a Year 1 level. Please note: completion of the assignments, practice of new vocabulary, and proficiency acquired through these is necessary for actual High School Language credit, and this credit will be assigned by the parents, at their discretion (not by Mrs. Muñoz), for this course.

 

Oklahoma History-Kim Wolfe

Class that teaches Oklahoma History, which is required for students in Oklahoma. It is an online course that we will view in class and students will have their own book to have at home. Some field trips will be available and each student will have their own scrapbook.

Homework: Will include reviewing the lesson before class, two research papers (one per semester), and fun projects to bring to class. One hour per day to study, at most. Field trips will be posted in syllabus.

 

PE- Shannon Taylor

Physical Education is an essential part of our education program and can make a significant contribution towards your children’s education achievements. The curriculum will be designed to meet the needs of each specific grade level.

Goals of all grade level classes include activities designed to encourage students to play for fun and the enjoyment of playing.  Opportunities for students to develop coordination, motor and manipulative skills will be provided.  Activities promoting the development of social skills such as cooperation, teamwork and sportsmanship will be utilized.  All students will learn why physical activity is essential to their present and future well-being.    Goals will be achieved through exercise, games and equipment

 

Sewing 1- Jeni Honbarrier

Introduction to sewing.

Additional classroom supplies: Sewing machine brought to class each week, basic sewing kit (including small scissors, a few bobbins that fit your machine, at least a couple spools of white thread, etc.) Additional supplies may need to be purchased throughout the year.

 

Sewing 2- Jeni Honbarrier

Prerequisite- Sewing I or can demonstrate basic sewing skills. We will build on what you learned in Sewing 1 and introduce new skills including pattern reading and following. We will also explore sewing different fabric types.

Homework: May have unfinished projects to finish.

Additional classroom supplies: Must have own sewing machine brought to class each week, and a basic sewing kit. May be required to purchase a small amount of additional supplies throughout the year to include fabric and patterns.

 

9TH-12TH GRADE CLASSES

Art- Valerie Jones

Your child will become an appreciator of art by learning the elements and principles the masters used through a variety of mediums such as, watercolor, tempera, graphite, and colored pencil. The curriculum will be adapted to meet the needs of each child in the classroom. Each semester begins with lessons for color theory, values, texture, shapes, lines, and ends with learning to create form. There is a tentative field trip in mid-November and mid-April to the Gilcrease Museum or Philbrook Museum in Tulsa on a non-co-op day.

 

Big Life Journal- Amy White

This class will teach tweens and teens (ages 11+) they have the power to decide who they are... and take charge of who they’re becoming!

This guided growth mindset journal helps them find their voice in a world that is endlessly telling them what to do, be, and think.

It gives them the tools they need to build confidence… the deep down, know-who-you-are confidence! Tweens and teens will love exploring who they want to be and what they want out of life.

The Big Life Journal gets them excited about the limitless possibilities ahead because, with a growth mindset, they can go after anything!

The Big Life Journal will help them...

- discover the power of their mindset
- handle negative feelings and self-talk
- create and plan out goals
- overcome challenges and setbacks
- build resilience and gratitude

 

Amy will be able to purchase journals at a bulk price.

For more information you can look at www.biglifejournal.com

 

Biology- Jimmy Wolfe

We will be using Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology 2nd Ed. Biology with lab will prepare students for college biology and microbiology. You will have some fill in the blank style review material for homework.

Biology Lab- Jimmy Wolfe

We will preform biology labs that go along with our curriculum. It will include a dissection. Students will be required to have a lab apron/coat or clothing they don’t mind getting dirty. I will be providing the safety glasses and gloves.

 

Finance- Shannon Taylor and Kari Hardesty

We will learn practical and relevant financial skills, while also learning what God's word says about our finances.

 

Hands Can SPEAK! ASL For Youth- Angela Munoz

Intro to American Sign Language – grades 6-12th - will be a condensed, primarily vocabulary-driven course. However, within the course, there will also be education on deaf culture, modes of “sign language” that are the most commonly used, as well as games and activities which will help the students think outside of the box and explore more effective communication on all levels. For high school students desiring High School Language credit, extra assignments can be given to enhance the learning and mastery of ASL at a Year 1 level. Please note: completion of the assignments, practice of new vocabulary, and proficiency acquired through these is necessary for actual High School Language credit, and this credit will be assigned by the parents, at their discretion (not by Mrs. Muñoz), for this course.

 

 

Oklahoma History-Kim Wolfe

Class that teaches Oklahoma History, which is required for students in Oklahoma. It is an online course that we will view in class and students will have their own book to have at home. Some field trips will be available and each student will have their own scrapbook.

Homework: Will include reviewing the lesson before class, two research papers (one per semester), and fun projects to bring to class. One hour per day to study, at most. Field trips will be posted in syllabus.

 

PE- Shannon Taylor

Physical Education is an essential part of our education program and can make a significant contribution towards your children’s education achievements. The curriculum will be designed to meet the needs of each specific grade level.

Goals of all grade level classes include activities designed to encourage students to play for fun and the enjoyment of playing.  Opportunities for students to develop coordination, motor and manipulative skills will be provided.  Activities promoting the development of social skills such as cooperation, teamwork and sportsmanship will be utilized.  All students will learn why physical activity is essential to their present and future well-being.    Goals will be achieved through exercise, games and equipment

 

Sewing 1- Jeni Honbarrier

Introduction to sewing.

Additional classroom supplies: Sewing machine brought to class each week, basic sewing kit (including small scissors, a few bobbins that fit your machine, at least a couple spools of white thread, etc.) Additional supplies may need to be purchased throughout the year.

 

Sewing 2- Jeni Honbarrier

Prerequisite- Sewing I or can demonstrate basic sewing skills. We will build on what you learned in Sewing 1 and introduce new skills including pattern reading and following. We will also explore sewing different fabric types.

Homework: May have unfinished projects to finish.

Additional classroom supplies: Must have own sewing machine brought to class each week, and a basic sewing kit. May be required to purchase a small amount of additional supplies throughout the year to include fabric and patterns.