PRE-SCHOOL & ELEMENTARY

ENRICHMENT CLASSES

-SCHEDULE-

-MONDAY-

9:00-10:00 - Elementary Math 3

12:00-1:00 - Fractions

1:00-2:00 - Intro to Spanish 1

2:00-3:00 - Intro to Spanish 2

-WEDNESDAY-
9:00-10:00 – Scripture Memory
9:00-10:00 – Little Scientists - CLOSED

9:00-10:00 - Animal Science - CLOSED

9:00-10:00 - Elementary Math 2

9:00-10:00 - Reading Foundations 3

10:00 - 11:00 - Animal Science

10:00-11:00 - Presidential Profiles
10:00-11:00 – Sprouting Artists

10:00-11:00 - Across the Country/Around the World - CLOSED

10:00-11:00 - Reading Foundations 4 - CLOSED

10:00-11:00 - Elementary Math 1

11:00-12:00 - Budding Artist (Mommy & Me)

11:00-12:00 - Four In A Row - CLOSED

11:00-12:00 - Lapbook Earth Science - CLOSED

11:00-12:00 - Because He Said Go - CLOSED
11:00-12:00 – Reading Foundations 2 

12:00-1:00 - Reading Foundations 5

12:30-1:30 - Logic & Reasoning

12:30-1:30 Intro to Engineering 1

12:30-1:30 - Fractions, Decimals, & Percents

1:30-3:00 - Family Unit Study

-FRIDAY-

9:30-10:30 - Print and Play 

10:30-11:30 - Reading Foundations 1 - CLOSED

11:30 - 12:30 - Reading Foundations 1

-DESCRIPTIONS-

Across the Country/Around the World

Age: K-2nd grade

Teacher: Lori Vaughn

This course will begin with studies of various countries all over the world. It will involve geographical, culinary, and cultural experiences and will be very interactive! In the spring semester we will complete our learning by traveling to the USA and learning about our country’s foundation and all about its amazing states! 

Animal Science

K-2nd grades

Teacher: Sonya Henderson

Based on Nature Reader & using supplemental materials such as videos, books, and crafts. This year we will focus on land mammals, covering different continents throughout the year.

Because He Said Go

Ages: 5-8yrs. 

Teacher: Lori Vaughn

Join Ms. Lori as we journey throughout the world, learning about missionaries of the past and present, and what it really means to "Go!" We will have an opportunity to connect with missionaries in different parts of the world, understanding their stories, and what it is like for their children to live the missionary life. This class will also participate in service projects right here in Cookeville. Loving God and loving our neighbors is the greatest journey of all!

Budding Artists

Ages: 2-4 years old

Teacher: Jessica Figura

This class is designed for you and your child to begin developing your child’s inner creativity through music, movement, art, and story time.  This class will help your little one learn simple rhythm and movement skills, listening skills, and inspire them to be creative in all art forms!  Join in the fun and create with us!

Elementary Math: Level 1

Teacher: Adonna Pryor

Ages: 5-7 yrs. 

You are ready to start “Life of Fred” elementary level 1 when you can talk in sentences.  You are willing to listen to a 5 page story, and you can hold a pencil, print the digits 0-10, and know your basic addition and subtraction facts up to 10!

Elementary Math: Level 2

Teacher: Adonna Pryor

Ages: 7-9 yrs.

Every class period we will read through a lesson in one of the "Life of Fred" books, then complete the questions.  We will also play games and have hands-on projects.  Students will take home worksheets to complete their math study for the week.  No books necessary for purchase, but there is a $15 printing fee. 

Elementary Math: Level 3

Teacher: Adonna Pryor

Ages: 10-12 yrs.

Math 3 is excellent for mid-level students needing to strengthen multiplication and division skills.  The "Life of Fred" books bring a different approach than most other curricula, and can also be helpful for reviewing and learning these skill sets. 

Family Unit Study

Ages: 5-11 yrs.

Teacher: Adonna Pryor

 This class will utilize unit studies (extensive study of one topic that integrates several subjects) to involve entire families. We will study a different topic every 4-6 weeks, and integrate social studies, science, language arts, math, Bible, music, art, etc.  The first week of each study parents are invited to join us for a kickoff and group discussion  during the first 30 minutes, so they will see the scope and direction in person.  For the rest of the first class & the succeeding classes in each study, students will break into 2 age groups, K-2 & 3-6 grades, for more focused study time, and then gather together for full group study and games, appropriate recipes or crafts, etc.  In this way, we hope to uniquely support and aid families to share learning at all their age levels.  **This class is 1 1/2 hours long each week.** 

Four In a Row

Ages: 3-4yrs. 

Teacher: Sonya Henderson

Based on the concept of the book "Five in a Row", students will explore a picture book for 4 weeks with rotating activity-based learning!

Fractions, Decimals, & Percents

Grades: 10-12 yrs. 

Teacher: Adonna Pryor

This class will use a combination of methods to engage as many senses as possible, including manipulatives, worksheets, videos and games.  Fall semester will focus on fractions; spring semester will focus first on decimals then percents and word problems.  Students will leave each week with work for 3 more days to bring back the following week to discuss in class.

Great Literary Classics

Teacher: Heather Anderson

Ages: 10-13 yrs.

This class will utilize novel studies of great literary classics.  The students will take active roles in learning through language, activities, writing, art, and cooperative and individual activities.  Students will be required to keep a three ring binder and perform reading and writing exercises at home.  

Intro to Engineering 1

Ages: 6-9yrs.

Teacher: Zach Henderson

Is your child fascinated by science and love building things? Consider our Intro to Engineering class!  We will explore various STEM topics through hands-on projects such as Lego robotics, simple bridge design, and other fun lessons.

Intro to Spanish 1

Ages: 7-10 yrs

Teacher: Rosa Aranda

 In this class students will be introduced to basic conversational Spanish and culture.  Students will learn common words for items around the house, words to navigate their community and other basics that will help them to hold a basic conversation.  This class will also give students who desire to take Spanish I & II as a foreign language credit for high school an earlier foundation.

Intro to Spanish 2

Ages: 9-12

Teacher: Rosa Aranda

 In this class students will build upon what they learned in Intro to Spanish 1. Students will continue to learn common words for items around the house, words to navigate their community and other basics that will help them to hold a basic conversation.  This class will also give students who desire to take Spanish I & II as a foreign language credit for high school an earlier foundation.

Lapbook Earth Science

Ages: 8-12

Teacher: Adonna Pryor

Explore God's creation of the land and skies with geology, astronomy, and meteorology through the making of a lapbook.  Complete earth science and astronomy curriculum which will reveal God's creation.  

A printing fee of $20 will be added.

Little Scientists 

Ages: 3-5 years old

Teacher: Lori Vaughn

Preschoolers will explore the world around us.  We will begin to develop the skill of observation through nature exploration, hands-on science experiments and activities designed to help us understand God’s wonderful creation.

Logic

Teacher: Bryan Knowles

Ages: 12+ 

Using the popular books "The Fallacy Detective" and "The Thinking Toolbox", students will develop sound reasoning skills by learning about logical fallacies, types of arguments, and how to build and support an argument.  Assignments will include reading, writing, and testing.  Classroom teaching will be supplemented with examples from media and current events. 

Presidential Profiles

Ages: 8-11 yrs.

Teacher: Bryan Knowles

Students will dive into the lives and legacies of U.S. Presidents.  We will examine early life and discover what experiences and character traits contributed to their successes and failures.  Classroom time will use interaction with primary sources including interviews, speeches, and videos.  Each student will also write a professional letter to the President of the United States.

Print & Play

Ages: 4-6 yrs. old

Teacher: Chris Sullivan

We will guide children in the scripture Ecc. 3: as we learn “to everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under heaven”. We will have a time to play, sing, talk, listen, and work as we learn printing skills. We will use the books by Kenneth N. Taylor to incorporate character building skills and social skills through rhyme and Scripture. 

Reading Foundations 1

Ages: 4-5 yrs. old

Teacher: Chris Sullivan

This is a beginning reading class using clay as we introduce your child to a letter each day. Your child will be introduced to the "Sing, Spell, Read, and Write" program using the "A-Z Phonics Song" and "Letter Name Song".  The book, "Big Thoughts for Little People" by Kenneth Taylor will be introduced guiding children in poems and Scripture, building character and social skills through rhyme and Scripture.  This class is a partnering with parents, helping guide your child in a love for reading. 

Reading Foundations 2

Ages: 5&6 years old

Teacher: Chris Sullivan

Using the "Sing, Spell, Read, and Write" program, your child will be introduced to the "A-Z Phonics Song", "Vowel Song", and "Ferris wheel Blend".  We will use the book "Big Thoughts for Little People" by Kenneth N. Taylor to guide in social skills and character building through rhyme and Scripture.  They will use "Mini Books" to grown in phonics skills with some sight word memorizing.  Our goal is to partner with parents, guiding your child in a love for reading and growing in social skills. 

Reading Foundations 3

 Ages: 7-8 yrs. old

Teacher: Chris Sullivan

We are using the “Sing, Spell, Read, and Write” program to grow in reading skills. Your child should already know all letter names and sounds. This class will strengthen blending of first 3 to 4 sounds of a word to guide in easier formation of a word as well as comprehension in reading. This class uses the Raceway Book Second Edition which you can purchase on Amazon, Christian Books, or Pearson Publishing.
Our goal is to read the first 6 books as we do our workbook. There is a fee for book rental or you can go online and buy a set of 17 books. We will also be using “Big Thoughts for Little People” as we grow in character building and social skills as well as rhyme, sentence writing, and more. 

Reading Foundations 4

Ages: 7-8 yrs. old

Teacher: Chris Sullivan

We are using the “Sing, Spell, Read, and Write” program to grown in reading skills. Your child should already know all letter names, sounds, blends, and letter slide skills as well as can read the first 6 books of the SSR&W program. This class will introduce the “SSR&W Letter Cluster Song and Games”. We will use the SSR&W Raceway Book, Second Edition which you can purchase online. Our goal is to use Readers 7-13. Readers can be purchased online or rented through class. We will use the book “Big Thoughts for Little People” as we grow in character building and social skills. This book will also be used for rhyme and sentence writing. 

Reading Foundations 5

Ages: 8+ yrs.

Teacher: Chris Sullivan

This class will use Readers 11-17  of the "Sing, Spell, Read, & Write" program.  Students should already know how to read and spell long and short vowel words and sight words.  They should also have printing skills  We will use the book "Big Thoughts for Little People" to grow in character building and social skills.  

Scripture Memory A-Z

Teacher: Jessica Figura

Ages: 3-5 yrs. 

This is a Scripture memory class that uses music recitation, crafts, and read alouds to help young ones to memorize Scripture from the Psalms and various N.T. passages.  There will be a weekly sheet sent home with parents to practice with children during the week.  

Sprouting Artists 
Ages: 3-5 years old

Teacher: Jessica Figura

This class is designed for you your child to begin developing your child’s inner creativity through music, movement, art, and story time.  This class will help your little one learn simple rhythm and movement skills, listening skills, and inspire them to be creative in all art forms!  Join in the fun and create with us!