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2019-20 Classics Club GLAM 

Sessions (Subject to change):

Session 1: Tuesday @ 3pm CST

Session 2: Thursday @ 4pm CST

Schedule (Subject to change):

  • Start Date: September 3, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24 - 30, 2019
  • Winter Break: Month of December
  • Spring Break: Most likely March 29 - April 4, 2020
  • End Date: April 30, 2020

Description:

This is a student led book discussion club.  There is no grading.  It is not a for credit class, although parents could choose to use the books as a starting point for a family literature graded credit class. 

Planned Book List:

  • September: Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  • October: The Coral Island: A Tale of the Pacific Ocean by R.M. Ballantyne
  • November: Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
  • January: A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
  • February: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • March: The Adventures of Sherlock Homes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • April: The Call of the Wild by Jack London

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Class Meets:

  • 1 day a week
  • 28 weeks

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Wednesday @ 9am CST
  • Tuesday @ 10am CST

Course Schedule:

  • Start Date: Week of September 30, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24 - December 7, 2019
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 4, 2020
  • Easter Break: March 29 - April 11, 2020
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 18, 2020 

Details:

This is an elementary literature class.

Books covered:

  • Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Anne of Green Gables
  • The Swiss Family Robinson
  • The Secret Garden
  • Treasure Island
  • Where the Red Fern Grows. 

Required Materials:

Microphone:

All LIVE classes do require a headset with a microphone. Some courses may use video during class.

The feedback created by built-in computer mics is disruptive to classes. You will NOT be able to use your computer microphone and audio.

For a list of suggested headsets, please see this article on our helpdesk.

Int Lit GLAM

Class Meets:

  • 1 day a week
  • 15 weeks

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Monday @ 12pm CST
  • Monday @ 2pm CST

Course Schedule:  

(Pending)

  • Start Date: 
  • Thanksgiving Break: 
  • Last Classes Meet: 

Details:

This is a one-semester literature class geared towards middle school-aged students. 

Books covered:

  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • Raymie Nightingale
  • The Hobbit

Microphone:

All LIVE classes do require a headset with a microphone. Some courses may use video during class.

The feedback created by built-in computer mics is disruptive to classes. You will NOT be able to use your computer microphone and audio.

For a list of suggested headsets, please see this article on our helpdesk.

Grammar 1 GLAM

Age: Grades 3-12. 

Description:

We have four grammar levels.  Grammar 1-4.  Grammar 1 is the recommended starting point for any child in grades 3-12.  We HIGHLY recommend all students start in Grammar 1.  However, if your student has had significant grammar experience, they may take the placement test at  this link. If they pass the placement test, they may move on to a higher level book.

This class is not meant to fulfill a full English credit.  It should require 15 minutes a day, 3 or 4 days a week, plus the online class time (30-45 minutes) once a week.  This will be a total of about 1 1/2 hours a week.

Class Meets:

  • 1 day a week
  • 34 week course

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Tuesdays @ 2 PM CST
  • Wednesdays @ 10 AM CST
  • Thursdays @ Noon CST

Break Schedule:

  • Start Date: Week of September 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24-30, 2019 (one week only)
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 4, 2020
  • Easter Break: April 5-11, 2020 (one week only)
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 18, 2020

What this course offers

Once a week, the teacher will meet in the online classroom with the students to correct the students' edits from the previous week, review the vocabulary words, teach the current week's lesson, and do the Day 1 passage for the current week together.

During the week, the kids are responsible for rewriting the previous week's passage that has now been corrected in the live class, uploading that rewrite for a grade, finishing the current week's edits, defining the week's vocabulary words, and being at the next live class ready to discuss their edits.

Also offered on the course page for some levels are weekly grammar cards and vocabulary cards to study via Quizlet. Quizzes on these cards will appear periodically.  The quizzes are optional and at the discretion of the parents.  It will not adversely affect the students' grade if they are not taken. They were created to be used by families who needed or wanted extra grades.

 

Requirements for this class

  • Each family must own The Nose Tree Teacher Manual. This is for copyright purposes and also so that the parent can help their student as needed. 
  • Each student needs a copy of the student book. The teacher manual includes a link to download a copy of the student book for free. You can either print the student book or buy one preprinted.
  • Access to a dictionary is needed.
  • The student needs the ability to upload a clear picture or scanned copy of the handwritten weekly rewrite to be graded by the teacher.

Microphone:

All LIVE classes do require a headset with a microphone. Some courses may use video during class.

The feedback created by built-in computer mics is disruptive to classes. You will NOT be able to use your computer microphone and audio.

For a list of suggested headsets, please see this article on our helpdesk.

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GLAM

Age: Grades 3-12. 

Description:

We have four grammar levels.  Grammar 1-4.  Grammar 1 is the recommended starting point for any child in grades 3-12.  We HIGHLY recommend all students start in Grammar 1.  However, if your student has had significant grammar experience, they may take the placement test at  this link. If they pass the placement test, they may move on to a higher level book.

This class is not meant to fulfill a full English credit.  It should require 15 minutes a day, 3 or 4 days a week, plus the online class time (30-45 minutes) once a week.  This will be a total of about 1 1/2 hours a week.

Class Meets:

  • 1 day a week
  • 34 week course

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Tuesday @ 3:00 PM CST
  • Thursday @ 9:00 AM CST

Break Schedule:

  • Start Date: Week of September 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24-30, 2019 (one week only)
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 4, 2020
  • Easter Break: April 5-11, 2020 (one week only)
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 18, 2020

What this course offers

Once a week, the teacher will meet in the online classroom with the students to correct the students' edits from the previous week, review the vocabulary words, teach the current week's lesson, and do the Day 1 passage for the current week together.

During the week, the kids are responsible for rewriting the previous week's passage that has now been corrected in the live class, uploading that rewrite for a grade, finishing the current week's edits, defining the week's vocabulary words, and being at the next live class ready to discuss their edits.

Also offered on the course page for some levels are weekly grammar cards and vocabulary cards to study via Quizlet. Quizzes on these cards will appear periodically.  The quizzes are optional and at the discretion of the parents.  It will not adversely affect the students' grade if they are not taken. They were created to be used by families who needed or wanted extra grades.

 

Requirements for this class

  • Each family must own The Robin Hood Teacher Manual. This is for copyright purposes and also so that the parent can help their student as needed. 
  • Each student needs a copy of the student book. The teacher manual includes a link to download a copy of the student book for free. You can either print the student book or buy one preprinted.
  • Access to a dictionary is needed.
  • The student needs the ability to upload a clear picture or scanned copy of the handwritten weekly rewrite to be graded by the teacher.

Microphone:

All LIVE classes do require a headset with a microphone. Some courses may use video during class.

The feedback created by built-in computer mics is disruptive to classes. You will NOT be able to use your computer microphone and audio.

For a list of suggested headsets, please see this article on our helpdesk

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Grammar 3B GLAM

Age: Grades 6-12 

NOTE:  This course will cover only the second half of the Grammar 3 book during the year.

Class Meets:

  • 1 day a week
  • 34 weeks

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Thursday @ 11am CST

Break Schedule:

  • Start Date: Week of September 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24-30, 2019 (one week only)
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 4, 2020
  • Easter Break: April 5-11, 2020 (one week only)
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 18, 2020

Description:

We have four grammar levels.  Grammar 1-4.  Grammar 1 is the recommended starting point for any child in grades 3-12.  We HIGHLY recommend all students start in Grammar 1.  However, if your student has had significant grammar experience, they may take the placement test at  this link. If they pass the placement test, they may move on to a higher level book.

This class is not meant to fulfill a full English credit.  It should require 15 minutes a day, 3 or 4 days a week, plus the online class time (30-45 minutes) once a week.  This will be a total of about 1 1/2 hours a week.

What this course offers

Once a week, the teacher will meet in the online classroom with the students to correct the students' edits from the previous week, review the vocabulary words, teach the current week's lesson, and do the Day 1 passage for the current week together.

During the week, the kids are responsible for rewriting the previous week's passage that has now been corrected in the live class, uploading that rewrite for a grade, finishing the current week's edits, defining the week's vocabulary words, and being at the next live class ready to discuss their edits.

Also offered on the course page for some levels are weekly grammar cards and vocabulary cards to study via Quizlet. Quizzes on these cards will appear periodically.  The quizzes are optional and at the discretion of the parents.  It will not adversely affect the students' grade if they are not taken. They were created to be used by families who needed or wanted extra grades.

Requirements for this class

    • Each family must own The Frog Prince Teacher's Manual. This is for copyright purposes and also so that the parent can help their student as needed. 
    • Each student needs a copy of the student book. The teacher manual includes a link to download a copy of the student book for free. You can either print the student book or buy one preprinted.
    • Access to a dictionary is needed.
    • The student needs the ability to upload a clear picture or scanned copy of the handwritten weekly rewrite to be graded by the teacher.

    Microphone:

    All LIVE classes do require a headset with a microphone. Some courses may use video during class.

    The feedback created by built-in computer mics is disruptive to classes. You will NOT be able to use your computer microphone and audio.

    For a list of suggested headsets, please see this article on our helpdesk.

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Grammar 4B GLAM

Age: Grades 6-12 

NOTE:  This course will cover only the second half of the Grammar 4 book during the year.

Class Meets:

  • 1 day a week
  • 34 weeks

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Tuesdays @ 11am CST

Break Schedule:

  • Start Date: Week of September 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24-30, 2019 (one week only)
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 4, 2020
  • Easter Break: April 5-11, 2020 (one week only)
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 18, 2020

Description:

We have four grammar levels.  Grammar 1-4.  Grammar 1 is the recommended starting point for any child in grades 3-12.  We HIGHLY recommend all students start in Grammar 1.  However, if your student has had significant grammar experience, they may take the placement test at  this link. If they pass the placement test, they may move on to a higher level book.

This class is not meant to fulfill a full English credit.  It should require 15 minutes a day, 3 or 4 days a week, plus the online class time (30-45 minutes) once a week.  This will be a total of about 1 1/2 hours a week.

What this course offers

Once a week, the teacher will meet in the online classroom with the students to correct the students' edits from the previous week, review the vocabulary words, teach the current week's lesson, and do the Day 1 passage for the current week together.

During the week, the kids are responsible for rewriting the previous week's passage that has now been corrected in the live class, uploading that rewrite for a grade, finishing the current week's edits, defining the week's vocabulary words, and being at the next live class ready to discuss their edits.

Also offered on the course page for some levels are weekly grammar cards and vocabulary cards to study via Quizlet. Quizzes on these cards will appear periodically.  The quizzes are optional and at the discretion of the parents.  It will not adversely affect the students' grade if they are not taken. They were created to be used by families who needed or wanted extra grades. 

 

Requirements for this class

    • Each family must own The Little Mermaid Teacher's Manual. This is for copyright purposes and also so that the parent can help their student as needed. 
    • Each student needs a copy of the student book. The teacher manual includes a link to download a copy of the student book for free. You can either print the student book or buy one preprinted.
    • Access to a dictionary is needed.
    • The student needs the ability to upload a clear picture or scanned copy of the handwritten weekly rewrite to be graded by the teacher.

    Microphone:

    All LIVE classes do require a headset with a microphone. Some courses may use video during class.

    The feedback created by built-in computer mics is disruptive to classes. You will NOT be able to use your computer microphone and audio.

    For a list of suggested headsets, please see this article on our helpdesk.

MS Writing History GLAM

Recommended For Students Grade 6 to 8

Class Meets:

  • 1 day a week 
  • 30 weeks

Description:

† Contains distinctly Christian content

Middle School Writing - U.S. History Themed is a comprehensive writing course. Middle school students will learn writing techniques, while also reading and discussing themes from U.S. History. Each week the  student will study vocabulary, discuss literary devices, write out a key word outline during class, learn a new writing technique, and then will write a paragraph or essay related to the books, author, or time period.  Students will read Journey to Topaz - by Yoshiko Uchida during this class.

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Tuesdays at 1:00 PM CST

Course Schedule:

  • Start Date: Week of September 16, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24 - December 7, 2019
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 4, 2020
  • Easter Break: March 29 - April 11, 2020
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 18, 2020

Required Texts:

If you get the Teacher's Manual from a different location, be sure the text has this cover ...  There is an old version out there that is NOT compatible and cannot be used.

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Microphone:

All LIVE classes do require a headset with a microphone. Some courses may use video during class.

The feedback created by built-in computer mics is disruptive to classes. You will NOT be able to use your computer microphone and audio.

For a list of suggested headsets, please see this article on our helpdesk.

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MS Writing Narnia GLAM

Recommended For Students Grade 6 to 8

Class Meets:

  • 1 day a week 
  • 30 weeks

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Wednesdays at 2:00 PM CST
  • Thursdays at 2:00 PM CST

Course Schedule:

  • Start Date: Week of September 16, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 24 - December 7, 2019
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 4, 2020
  • Easter Break: March 29 - April 11, 2020
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 18, 2020

Description:

† Contains distinctly Christian content

Middle School Writing - Narnia Themed is a comprehensive writing course. Middle school students will learn writing techniques, while also reading and discussing the first three books of the Chronicles of Narnia.  Each week the student will study vocabulary from the books, discuss the book and literary devices, write out a key word outline during class, learn a new writing technique, and then will write a paragraph or essay related to the books, author, or time period.

Students will need to purchase the required books for this course.

Required Materials:

Required:

MUST HAVE BOTH THE TEACHER MANUAL AND THE STUDENT BOOK

Following Narnia Volume 1:  The Lion's Song Student Book

Student Resource Notebook (Included with purchase of student text or combo)

Following Narnia Volume 1:  The Lion's Song Teacher Manual

Combo is listed here  

You will also need long term access to the following Narnia books (10-12 weeks for each one)

  • Magician's Nephew
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • The Horse and His Boy