At the Central Austin location on Fridays, we offer:
Spanish – Mrs. Lomas (K/1 homeroom)
Vamos a aprender Español, Lets learn Spanish Students will learn to count, identify colors and shapes, read, write and speak in Spanish in a fun and dynamic way through songs, games, lessons and activities.
We will have posters, exhibits and assignments which we will work together in every class. We will review the alphabet, numbers, vocabulary words, months, days, greetings and lots of practice in pronunciation. We will incorporate circle time, story time and art time to each lesson. We will take a journey to other Spanish speaking countries learn their culture and traditions. We will make Spanish speaking fun for students.
We will be using flash cards, power point presentations, examples and exercises depending on each grade level.
Science – Mrs. Schaffer (1/2 homeroom)
Reader’s Theatre/Sign Language – Mrs. Dickson (3/4 homeroom)
In this course your child will have the opportunity to experience the interpretive activity that is reader’s theater. Reader’s theater is a strategy that combines reading practice with performing. Its goal is to enhance students’ reading skills and boost their confidence by practicing reading with a purpose. Your child will not only get the opportunity to use their voices to bring characters to life, but will learn to pepper in sign language to add flavor to their stories. In this course students will learn basic fingerspelling, signs for specific story enhancing words, and how to express oneself in a fun creative way. In reader’s theater students will learn to bring a character to life while needing no sets, costumes, props, or memorized lines. The performer’s goal will be to read a script aloud effectively enhancing the performance with learned signs enabling the audience to visualize. the action. Reader’s theater gives students a real reason to read aloud.
P.E. – Mrs. Cecil (5/6 homeroom)
This PE course will incorporate movement through teambuilding games to develop cooperation among peers as well as agility, coordination and balance.
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