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9908 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37922

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Friday U at Oak Grove – Elective Offerings for Fridays in the Fall of 2017

Friday U at Oak Grove
Friday U at Oak Grove is our new elective program offering starting in the Fall of 2017. These fun, but academically robust classes will be open to any Oak Grove student as well as other homeschool students. A child registering for Friday electives will be able to choose 2 classes to take each semester they are enrolled.
Friday U registration will be held during our regular registration times as follows:
Current Oak Grove families may register on Tuesday, February 21.
Families who have attended our Open Houses may register on February 22
Open registration for all is on February 23.
Because Friday U courses have a variety of minimum and maximum sizes, parents will be asked to select an alternate (or second) choice for each block at registration.
Children can preview Friday U at Oak Grove by taking a mini-Friday U course this semester!
Grade Level Block 1 (12:05-1:15) Grade Level Block 2 (1:20-2:25)
TK-3 Magic School Bus Science TK-3 Amazing Art
TK-3 Awesome Kids Chorus TK-4 Sew What! Intro to Sewing
TK-5 Bricks 4 Kidz – Animal Science Through Lego Building TK-4 Diamond Self-Defense
TK-5 French Fun K-8 Physical Education
3-8 Learning Art from Famous Artists 1-4 Adventures with Flat Stanley
3-8 Dance 4-8 Awesome Kids Chorus
4-8 Theatre Arts (Drama) 4-8 Computer Coding
4-8 Keyboarding 6-8 French Fun
5-8 Sew What! Intro to Sewing
5-8 Diamond Self-Defense
Course Descriptions – Block 1
 
(TK-3) Magic School Bus Science – Angela Keathly
Come on, jump on board the Magic School Bus with Ms. Frizzle, Liz, and the gang as we take field trips to impossible locations. We will visit the solar system, clouds, the past, the human body and much more. We will begin by watching a video, then continue with hands-on activities, science experiments, games, etc.
Materials Fee: $20
Class Size: Min. 10, Max. 19
(TK-3) Awesome Kids Chorus – Teacher TBA
Enjoy learning the basics of music while singing some great arrangements with friends. More details coming soon!
Materials Fee: $5
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 19
 
(TK-5) Bricks 4 Kidz: Animal Science Through Lego Building – Chris Howard
This Bricks 4 Kidz® workshop uses LEGO® Bricks that kids love to deliver hands-on lessons. The Bricks 4 Kidz approach to learning is imaginative, multi-sensory and fun, creating a dynamic learning experience for your students. Bricks 4 Kidz models are the centerpiece of the lesson. An experienced teacher provides everything needed including LEGO® Bricks, model plans, power-point presentation and take-home summary sheets.
Materials Fee: $5
Class Size: Min. 10, Additional sections can be opened.
(TK-5) French Fun – Sebastien Crepieux
These French lessons for children are focused on the basics like numbers, colors, fruits, vegetables, animals, days of the week, months, basic sentences, and basic vocabulary. A few songs in French will be introduced along with some reading.
Class Size: Min. 10, Max. 20
(3-8) Learning Art from Famous Artists – Skyli Mullins
Learn basic arts techniques while becoming familiar with the great masters you see, but do not know. Along with some fun art history, students will learn about different brushes, perspective, wood block artwork, painting on canvas, glass art, splatter painting and more.
Materials Fee: $25
Class size: Min. 5, Max. 19
(3-8) Dance – Allyson Gibbons
Students will learn different dance styles including ballet/contemporary, hip hop/jazz, and freestyle such as ribbon dancing. They will also learn about the background and history of each style. Special emphasis will be placed on the importance of physical activity, self-expression, and using dance as a way of praising God (Ps. 149:3).
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 20
(4-8) Theatre Arts (Drama) – Adra Cooper
This class will prepare students for the real world of theatre. Students will enjoy learning about the many styles of theatre acting (realism, melodramatic, etc.) and how to build characters (using emotions, movement, and voice articulation. etc.).
Materials Fee: $30
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 15
(4-8) Keyboarding – Ashley Murray
Students will use computers to learn touch typing or improve their typing skills. Additionally, some time will be spent learning about word processing and other 21st century writing skills. This course will boost student’s confidence and prepare them for success in a variety of endeavors.
Technology Fee: $25
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 8
(5-8) Sew What! Intro to Sewing – Hyoung yon Kim
Kids will enjoy learning everything they need to know to start sewing. They will learn basic sewing techniques and how to use the necessary tools for making projects that include a pin cushion, purse, doll, and more.
Materials Fee: $20
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 10
(5-8) Diamond Self-Defense – Michelle Kirk
This tween self-protection course will use role-play to help children learn how to self-protect in common scenarios and learn basic self-defense techniques that are easy and fun to learn and execute. Self-protection information covered will include bully prevention, body sovereignty, predator awareness, and awareness of common lures and the tricky people who use them. These subjects are taught in an age appropriate way with a focus on healthy boundaries and taught from a Biblical world view.
Materials Fee: $5
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 20
Course Descriptions – Block 2
 
(TK-3) Amazing Art – Teacher TBA
This basic art class will be a blast for kids who want to learn art skills and complete some first-rate projects. More details are coming soon.
Materials Fee: $25
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 19
(TK-4) Sew What! Intro to Sewing – Hyoung yon Kim
Kids will enjoy learning everything they need to know to start sewing. They will learn basic sewing techniques and how to use the necessary tools for making projects that include a pin cushion, purse, doll, and more.
Materials Fee: $20
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 10
(TK-4) Diamond Self-Defense – Michelle Kirk
This children’s self-protection course will use role-play to help children learn how to self-protect in common scenarios and learn basic self-defense techniques that are easy and fun to learn and execute. Self-protection information covered will include bully prevention, body sovereignty, predator awareness, and awareness of common lures and the tricky people who use them. These subjects are taught in an age appropriate way with a focus on healthy boundaries and taught from a Biblical world view.
 
Materials Fee: $5
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 10
(K-8) Physical Education – Allyson Gibbons
Students will learn about healthy diet and exercise. They will learn basic exercises including locomotive skills, strengthening exercises, and cardio exercises in addition to healthy eating habits and the importance of overall health and well-being. Students will learn how physical activity improves coordination (gross motor and fine motor), enhances cognitive development, and improves sensory processing. Ultimately, stress will be placed on the importance that taking care of our bodies is pleasing to the Lord (1 Cor. 6:19-20).
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 20
(1-4) Adventures with Flat Stanley – Angela Keathly
Come along as we travel with Flat Stanley on his world-wide adventures. In this class, we will read the Flat Stanley Worldwide Adventure series. While we read through each book, we will develop a vocabulary list and learn through Stanley’s adventures. For example, in the Mount Rushmore Calamity, we will make a paper model and discover who the faces of Mount Rushmore are.
Materials Fee: $20
Class Size: Min. 10, Max. 19
(4-8) Awesome Kids Chorus – Teacher TBD
Enjoy learning the basics of music while singing some great arrangements with friends. More details coming soon!
Materials Fee: $5
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 19
(4-8) Computer Coding – Ashley Murray
Coding is as simple as telling the computer what you want it to do. Every time you press a key on the keyboard, the computer is forced to think and follow your every command. In this class, we will break down coding to show how it can be done with the simplest of things, and how the great programmers do it to create our everyday technologies.
Materials Fee: $25
Class Size: Min. 5, Max. 8
(6-8) French Fun – Sebastien Crepieux 
This course is an introduction to the French language and culture. The four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing are developed with an emphasis on effective oral communication, the acquisition of concrete vocabulary, and basic grammar skills. This is achieved through a variety of activities aimed at addressing different learning styles. These activities may include taped listening activities, oral drills, dialoguing, paired question/answer activities, Total Physical Response Storytelling, and independent cultural projects.
Materials Fee: $25
Class Size: Min 10, Max. 20

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