2020-2021

ANNUAL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Classes begin September 8, 2020

Registration begins July 20th @ 9:00 AM

PreK-Kinder Class

DETAILS

  • $600.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, at 9:00am-12pm

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 12 students

Welcome to PreK/K with Mrs. Sanchez! In this year long class, students will get creative, explore, and learn through play! With faith in Jesus and character development at the forefront of our learning for this age group, we will cover Life Science, World History, Bible lessons, number and letter concepts, literature, and the arts in this class. Mrs. Sanchez will encourage a desire to learn and grow through a variety of hands-on activities and interactive projects!

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 4 years old by September 1, 2020.

  • Materials fee $30.00, paid by the first day of class directly to the teacher.

  • Parents are required to volunteer helping in class at least four days per year.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Sanchez directly at sammiesanchez32914@gmail.com.

1st Grade | Science Fun 1

Instructor: TBA

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 9:00am-10am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 12 students

 

From senses to squirrels, sunflowers, and seasons, what interesting facts students will discover about the world God created! By understanding observable aspects of God’s creation, they will develop a greater reverence for the Master Designer who planned it all through hands-on activities and demonstrations that will help your child become more interested in science and better understand basic science concepts. Individual lessons include a "Teaching Time" section and a "Hands-On Time" section. In this year long class, students will enjoy learning about the wondrous world God created for them. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 6 years old by September 1, 2020.

  • Parents must volunteer helping in class at least two days per year.  

  • Required materials TBA

  • Materials fee $15.00, paid by the first day of class directly to the teacher.

If you have any questions, email brancheshomeschoolacademy@gmail.com

1st Grade | World History 1

Instructor: TBA

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 10am-11am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 12 students

In this year long class, first grade students are led through a variety of age-appropriate activities class.  The focus of this class is world history which includes reading maps, studying the continents, historical leaders, and learning about other aspect of the world.  Students will be guided through thematic units that explore and study the world throughout history with collaboration, literature, and hand-on activities.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 6 years old by September 1, 2020.

  • Materials fee $30.00, paid by the first day of class directly to the teacher.

  • Parents must volunteer helping in class at least two days per year.  

If you have any questions, email brancheshomeschoolacademy@gmail.com

1st Grade | IEW Writing Course 1

Teacher : TBA

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 11am-12pm

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 12 students

 

In this year long class, students will begin to learn some of the fundamentals of Institute of Excellence in Writing (IEW) and explore the early stages of writing. Students will be guided through thematic units including stories, art, music, Bible, character building, and play.  Through these avenues, they will build a foundation for writing.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 6 years old by September 1, 2020.

  • Parents must volunteer helping in class at least two days per year.  

  • Required Materials TBA

 

If you have any questions, email brancheshomeschoolacademy@gmail.com

2nd Grade | Science Fun 2

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 9:00am-10am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 12 students

 

In this year long class, students will gain a thorough Christian introduction to the study of life sciences at the second grade level. Conversational, accessible lessons will have kids eagerly waiting to hear more about the wondrous world that surrounds them. This class provides hands-on activities and projects that incorporate fun into their learning. Individual lessons include a "Teaching Time" section and a "Hands-On Time" section. Students will enjoy learning about the wondrous world God created for them. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 7 years old by September 1, 2020.

  • Parents must volunteer by helping in class at least two days per year.  

  • Materials fee $30.00, paid by the first day of class directly to the teacher.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Overby directly at jensmil@gmail.com.

2nd Grade | World History 2

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 10am-11am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 12 students

Acquaint your child with how big our world is! In this year long class, students are led through a variety of age-appropriate activities during this class.  The focus of this class is world history which includes reading maps, studying the continents, historical leaders, and learning about other aspects of our world. Students will learn about the history of our world through literature, thematic units, and hands-on activities.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 7 years old by September 1, 2020

  • Parents must volunteer help in class at least two days per year.

  • Materials fee $30.00, paid by the first day of class directly to the teacher.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Overby directly at jensmil@gmail.com.

2nd Grade | IEW Writing Course 2

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 11am-12pm

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 12 students

 

The focus of this class is to guide students in developing some of the fundamentals of Institute of Excellence in Writing (IEW) and explore the early stages of writing. In this year long class, students will be guided through thematic units including stories, art, music, Bible, character building, and play. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 7 years old by September 1, 2020.

  • Parents must volunteer help in class at least two days per year.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Overby directly at jensmil@gmail.com.

Intro to Life Science | Grades 3rd & 4th

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 9:00am-10am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 16 students

In this year long class will your child will learn about God's Creation of man and man’s environment, study the senses of the human body, the process of photosynthesis, the classifications of animals, the characteristics of different climates, and more. Students will enjoy learning through hands-on experiments & activities, visually appealing & grade appropriate encyclopedias, reading & vocabulary assignments, memory work, narrations, lab reports, and more!

REQUIREMENTS

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS (textbooks will be used for the entire school year)

  1. Christian Kids Explore Biology published by Bright Ideas Press

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Link is provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Aguero directly at aguero.yani7@gmail.com.

Intro to World History | Grades 3rd & 4th

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 10:00am-11:00pm

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 16 students

In this year long class, students will learn about God's world from the beginning of recorded history all the way to present-day and meet many famous explorers, leaders, and missionaries along the way.

REQUIREMENTS

  • In lieu of a materials fee, parents will be asked for donations throughout the semester.

  • Students must be 8 years old by September 1, 2020.

  • Student supplies list TBA

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS (textbooks will be used for the entire school year)​​

  • In order to keep textbook costs low, a bulk copyright license will be purchased. The license will grant access to an eBook or PDF textbooks for this class.

  • A textbook fee of $30 is due at the time of registration payable directly to Mrs. Aguero

  • TEXTBOOKS: Hideaways in History published by Winter Promise

    • ​Let’s Hideaway in Ancient History

    • Let’s Hideaway in Medieval Times

    • Let’s Hideaway in the Age of Empires

    • Let’s Hideaway in the Era of Industry and Information

    • Make-Your-Own-Hideaways Book

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Link is provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Aguero directly at aguero.yani7@gmail.com.

IEW Writing Course | Grades 3rd & 4th

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 11:00am-12:00pm

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 16 students

In this year long writing class, students will further develop their writing skills with a light grammar component.​ During the writing instruction, students will delight in classic children's tales while learning to write with structure and style! Characters and adventures will capture students' imaginations and provide rich writing content. 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • In lieu of a materials fee, parents will be asked for donations throughout the semester.

  • Students must be 8 years old by September 1, 2020.

  • Student supplies list TBD

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS (textbooks will be used for the entire school year)

  1. TBA

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Aguero directly at aguero.yani7@gmail.com.

Life Science | Grades 5th & 6th

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 9:00am-10am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 20 students

In this year long class, students will discover the hand of God in His Creation of man and man’s environment by exploring life science.  In the first 16 weeks, students will study plant & animal cells, flowering plants, roots, stems, photosynthesis, pollination, parasites & passengers.  The second half of the year, students will learn about scavengers & decomposers, biomes around the world, the ocean, tundra, seasonal behaviors, man's impact on the environment, and more through short, hands-on lessons. Students will learn about God's design for heaven & earth with hand-on projects, weekly assignments, and by collaborating with their classmates.  

At this level, completed homework is suggested in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments outside of this course to be complete but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 10 years old by September 1, 2020

  • Supplies list coming soon

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK

  1. God's Design for Life: The World of Plants Student Text (4th Edition)

  2. God's Design for Chemistry & Ecology: Properties of Ecosystems Student Text (4th Edition)

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Vasquez directly at booteebear@gmail.com

World History | Grades 5th & 6th

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 20 students

 

In this year long class, students will learn about the marvelous history of our world.  Students will use a variety of methods including, lecture, collaboration, projects, and art to study Ancient Times:  the First Nomads, Egypt, the Jewish People, Abraham and Joseph, Hammurabi and the Babylonians, the Assyrians, Ancient China, Ancient Africa, Exodus, the Phoenicians, the Greeks and Rome.  What a fabulous was to learn about the Bible and our world's beginnings.  This class will help your child learn about the past from a Christian perspective.

At this level, completed homework is suggested in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments outside of this course to be complete.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 10 years old by September 1, 2020

  • Supply list coming soon

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK 

  1. Volume 1: The Ancient Times, Story of the World

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

 

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Vasquez directly at booteebear@gmail.com

IEW Writing Course | Grades 5th & 6th

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 11am-12pm

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 20 students

In this year long class, Mrs. Vasquez will teach students to write with assignments that also teach ancient history! Using the IEW model of writing, this course teaches students more advanced writing skills.  During the writing instruction, students will learn to write with structure and style.  They will complete a variety of writing assignments throughout the year.  These assignments are meant to be completed and compiled in a notebook as an ongoing project to display.  

At this level, completed homework is suggested in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments outside of this course to be completed but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 10 years old by September 1, 2020

  • Supply list coming soon

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK 

  1. Ancient History-Based Writing Lessons Student Book Only (5th Edition)

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

 

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Vasquez directly at booteebear@gmail.com

Junior High Life Science | Grades 7th-9th

DETAILS

  • $350.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 9am-10:00am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 20 students

God is the Creator of all things.  He has designed a world around us that is fascinating to explore and discover.  In this year long class, students will learn about the different environments that God designed specifically for different regions on Earth.  They will explore the similarities and differences, examine different life forms in each region, and familiarize ourselves with “life” in these spaces. There are many different areas of study in the “life” sciences.  This class will touch on several areas throughout the year.

Life Science Purposeful Design: This Life Science class will provide a year-long science course for Middle School students. This course provides an in-depth and age-appropriate study of specific science disciplines appropriate for students and is intended to accomplish the following:

• Excite students about the study of science through hands-on instruction and activity

• Instill and nurture the heart and mind in shaping a biblical worldview

• Foster critical thinking skills through scientific inquiry and investigation

• See the wonder of both the Creation and the Creator in every aspect of the study of science

• Critical thinking skills that are developed through scientific inquiry and investigation

• Hands-on learning activities that excite students to want to know more

• The language and processes of science

• Tools to help students be responsible for understanding concepts and lesson objectives

In Jr. High Classes, homework is required in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments outside of this course to be complete but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Materials fee $30.00, paid by the first day of class directly to the teacher.

  • Students must be 12 years old by September 1, 2020

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS (Textbooks will be used for the entire school year)

  1. TBA

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Correia directly at lousshell@yahoo.com

Junior High World History | Grades 7th-9th

DETAILS

  • $350.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 10:00am-11:00am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 20 students

From the beginning of the world to today’s modern way of life, “the most important part of a culture is how people relate to God.” In this year long class, your child learn about the past from a Christian perspective and plan for the future in light of Christian principles. In this class, students will be discussing the Egyptians and their pyramids, Rome and its empire, Johann Guttenberg and his printing press, America and the Industrial Era, the World Wars, and more.

In Jr. High Classes, homework is required in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments outside of this course to be complete but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Materials fee $30.00, paid by the first day of class directly to the teacher.

    Fees for literature books will be required throughout the year, paid to the teacher.

  • Students must be 12 years old by September 1, 2020.

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS  (textbooks will be used for the entire school year)

  1. TBA

  2. Required novels will be purchased in bulk by Mrs. Correia to ensure correct edition.  Additional dues will be collected first weeks of class.

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Correia directly at lousshell@yahoo.com.

Junior High IEW Writing Course | Grades 7th-9th

DETAILS

  • $350.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 11:00am-12:00pm

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 20 students

This year long class is an all-encompassing Language Arts class.  Students will be learning the Institute for Excellence in Writing method of writing in structure and style.  These lessons will teach methods to the writing process that will prepare your student in a full well-rounded manner. This class will also be including grammar and literature to ensure a complete Language Arts curriculum.

In Jr. High Classes, homework is required in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments to be complete but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Fees for literature books will be required throughout the year, paid to the teacher

  • Students must be 12 years old by September 1, 2019

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS  (textbooks will be used for the entire school year)

  1. TBA

  2. Required novels will be purchased in bulk by Mrs. Correia to ensure correct edition.  Additional dues will be collected first weeks of class.

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Correia directly at lousshell@yahoo.com.

High School Biology w/ Lab

DETAILS

  • $600.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 9:00-10:45am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 16 students

This is a full year high school class that can be applied toward graduation credits.  In this high school biology class, students will study God’s creation of life and living organisms through participation in both lectures and labs. Mrs. Guerin, who received a B.S. in Biology, will lead your student, maintaining a Creationist perspective, through the studies of botany, zoology, microbiology, human anatomy and physiology, cytology, genetics, and ecology.  The class will be structured with 45 minutes for lecture and one hour for lab work. 

 

Homework is required in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments to be completed but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

 

Grading will be based on accumulated point totals which may be earned through reading, homework, projects,  testing and quizzes. In order to receive grades for these complete courses, students must complete all the required work for each course subject.  Although grades are given for these assignments and  this class, they are not official transcripts.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 14 years old by December 1, 2019

  • Materials fee $50.00, paid by the first day of class directly to the teacher.

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK (textbook will be used for the entire school year)

  1. BJU Biology Student Text (5th ed.) OR Biology eTextbook ST (Students who purchase eTextbook must bring laptop to class every week to utilize the book)

  2. Biology Student Lab Manual (5th ed.)

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

 

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Guerin directly at mrsguerinteach@gmail.com.

High School Chemistry w/ Lab

DETAILS

  • $600.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 11:00-12:30pm

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 16 students

This is a full year high school class that can be applied toward graduation credits.  In this high school chemistry class, while keeping God’s creation in mind, students will study the composition and properties of matter and investigate the ways in which they interact, combine, and change.  This is a rigorous course that will include both lectures and labs, requiring strong math skills.  Mrs. Guerin will be alternating between labs and math review each week in order to enhance the students' overall experience.

Homework is required in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments to be completed but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

 

Grading will be based on accumulated point totals which may be earned through reading, homework, projects,  testing and quizzes. In order to receive grades for these complete courses, students must complete all the required work for each course subject.  Although grades are given for these assignments and  this class, they are not official transcripts.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Materials fee $50.00, paid by the first day of class directly to the teacher.

    Students must be 14 years old by December 1, 2020

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK (textbook will be used for the entire school year)

  1. Chemistry Student Text (4th ed.) OR Chemistry eTextbook Student Text (4th ed.) (Students who purchase eTextbook must bring laptop to class every week to utilize the book)

  2. Chemistry Student Lab Manual (4th ed.)

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Guerin directly at mrsguerinteach@gmail.com.

Grades 9th & 10th | High School World History

Instructor: TBA

DETAILS

  • $400.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 12:00pm-1:00pm

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 16 students

The content and assignments in this class are geared toward 9th and 10th graders.  However, any high school students may enroll in this class and necessary modifications will be made appropriately.

In this year long class, students will complete a course that can be applied toward graduation credits! 

The history of the world is a multifaceted subject that can be studied from many various angles and with specifics on a wide range of topics. Students will follow the whole history from a Christian perspective, using the Bible as the lens through which they explore God's providence in the affairs of men.  Students will complete assignments, quizzes, projects, and tests.  They will learn through timelines, maps, collaboration, writing assignments, and projects.

Homework is required in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments to be completed but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

 

Grading will be based on accumulated point totals which may be earned through reading, homework, projects,  testing and quizzes. In order to receive grades for these complete courses, students must complete all the required work for each course subject.  Although grades are given for these assignments and  this class, they are not official transcripts.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 14 years old by December 1, 2020

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS (textbooks will be used for the entire school year)

  1. TBA

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email brancheshomeschoolacademy@gmail.com 

Grades 11th & 12th | High School World History

Instructor: TBA

DETAILS

  • $400.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 10:00am-11:00am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 16 students

The content and assignments in this class are geared toward 11th and 12th graders.  However, any high school students may enroll in this class and necessary modifications will be made appropriately.

In this year long class, students will complete a course that can be applied toward graduation credits! 

The history of the world is a multifaceted subject that can be studied from many various angles and with specifics on a wide range of topics. Students will follow the whole history from a Christian perspective, using the Bible as the lens through which they explore God's providence in the affairs of men.  Students will be challenged in their work and they will complete grade-level assignments, quizzes, projects, and tests.  They will learn through timelines, maps, collaboration, writing assignments, and projects.

Homework is required in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments to be completed but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

 

Grading will be based on accumulated point totals which may be earned through reading, homework, projects,  testing and quizzes. In order to receive grades for these complete courses, students must complete all the required work for each course subject.  Although grades are given for these assignments and  this class, they are not official transcripts.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 14 years old by December 1, 2020

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS (textbooks will be used for the entire school year)

  1. TBA

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email brancheshomeschoolacademy@gmail.com 

Grades 9th & 10th | High School Writing with IEW

Instructor: TBA

DETAILS

  • $400.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 11:00am-12:00pm

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 16 students

The content and assignments in this class are geared toward 9th and 10th graders.  However, any high school students may enroll in this class and modifications will be made appropriately.

In this year long class, students will complete a course that can be applied toward graduation credits! 

Great literature can change and shape a person. In this class,  high school students will focus on how to analyze the primary elements of literature: setting, plot, characterization, imagery, allusions, parallelism, and much more. From a Christian perspective, students will also learn to view literature and the author's intentions. Students will read pieces of literature before completing a variety of associated assignments.

Students will put literary analysis skills into practice as they study and write about great works of literature from around the world. In-home assignments will consist of novel reading, writing assignments, projects, etc.

Homework is required in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments to be completed but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

 

Grading will be based on accumulated point totals which may be earned through reading, homework, projects,  testing and quizzes. In order to receive grades for these complete courses, students must complete all the required work for each course subject.  Although grades are given for these assignments and  this class, they are not official transcripts.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Additional literature books will be required throughout the year.

  • Students must be 14 years old by December 1, 2020

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS (textbooks will be used for the entire school year)

  1. TBA

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email Brancheshomeschoolacademy@gmail.com

Grades 11th & 12th | High School Writing with IEW

Instructor: TBA

DETAILS

  • $400.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 9:00am-10:00am

  • Year-long class, 32 weeks

  • Maximum of 16 students

The content and assignments in this class are geared toward 11th and 12th graders.  However, any high school students may enroll in this class and modifications will be made appropriately.

In this class, students will complete a course that can be applied toward graduation credits! 

Great literature can change and shape a person. In this class,  high school students will focus on how to analyze the primary elements of literature: setting, plot, characterization, imagery, allusions, parallelism, and much more. From a Christian perspective, students will also learn to view literature and the author's intentions. Students will read pieces of literature before completing a variety of associated assignments.

Students will put literary analysis skills into practice as they study and write about great works of literature from around the world. In-home assignments will consist of novel reading, writing assignments, projects, etc.

Homework is required in order to maintain a full and complete understanding of the material presented. The classes are designed to give a full class curriculum with instruction on Tuesday, however parents are still the main teacher for their student. All assignments will be given with a weekly “homework” schedule to help keep your student on track. It is best to pace your student throughout the week to help them retain the most information. Each class is a full course and does not need additional assignments to be completed but parental guidance and follow-up is necessary.

 

Grading will be based on accumulated point totals which may be earned through reading, homework, projects,  testing and quizzes. In order to receive grades for these complete courses, students must complete all the required work for each course subject.  Although grades are given for these assignments and  this class, they are not official transcripts.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Additional literature books will be required throughout the year.

  • Students must be 14 years old by December 1, 2020

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS (textbooks will be used for the entire school year)

  1. TBA

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email brancheshomeschoolacademy@gmail.com

Good Steward's Life Skills | Grades 5th-12th

DETAILS

  • $300.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00pm

  • Year-long class, 30 weeks (no class for our annual Thanksgiving potluck and End of the Year Party).

  • Maximum of 20 students

 

"Whatever you do, work heartily as for the Lord and not for men." Colossians 3:23

In this year-long class, students will learn to honor God through daily life skills.  This class will offer the biblical principles and practical applications on the following topics: time management, money matters and budgeting, manners, conversations skills, first aid, obtaining and keeping a job, starting a small business, dating etiquette, cell phone etiquette/social networking, and more!  Mrs. Wolfe will guide students through focused lessons each week with "real world" assignments to complete throughout the week at home.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 10 years old by September 1, 2020

 

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Wolfe directly at mrsjetto5@gmail.com

Christian Apologetics | Grades 8th-12th

Instructor: Mrs. Yanira Aguero

DETAILS

  • Annual Tuition $300.00

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 pm 

  • Year-long class, 30 weeks (no class for our annual Thanksgiving potluck and End of the Year Party).

  • Maximum of 16 students

"But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear; having a good conscience, that when they defame you as evildoers, those who revile your good conduct in Christ may be ashamed." 1 Peter 3:15-16

In this year-long class, through Socratic discussion, research, reading, and study, students will explore how a biblical worldview provides the best explanation for some of the toughest questions in life. We're not going to cover every detail, but we are going to walk systemically through major issues and arguments students will face as they share their faith with the World. By the end of the year, students will be equipped to fully understand and own their faith as well as be prepared to share the gospel with Grace and Truth.

Students will be expected to participate in class discussion and humble and loving debate. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be 13 years old by September 1, 2020.

  • Student supplies list TBD.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS (textbooks will be used for the entire school year)

  1. Journey: Advocates Bible Study published by AWANA (make sure you select your desired Bible version)

  2. Journal (or notebook)

  3. Bible

 

Feel free to purchase books through your preferred vendor. Links are provided for your convenience.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Aguero directly at aguero.yani7@gmail.com.

FALL SEMESTER | Show Choir/Choreography Performance

DETAILS

  • FALL SEMESTER Tuition, $190.00 for first student and $175.00 for each additional sibling

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 12:30-2:00 pm 

  • Semester long class, 15 weeks (no class for our annual Thanksgiving potluck).

  • Maximum of 25 students

 

Our Show Choir/Choreography class will perform songs and choreographed numbers from The Greatest Showman, Phantom of the Opera and a couple of fun contemporary pieces too. Students will have a blast not only singing and dancing, but will also have the opportunity to be creative with their own inspired choreography ideas. The fundamentals of this class encourages and inspires students to be confident and creative. Students must maturely follow directions, respectfully and easily get along with others and have consistent attendance. Students enrolled will also have an opportunity to perform and showcase their final class performance at our 2020 Branches Talent Show. Class space is limited, so please don’t wait!

Mrs. Castaneda’s goal is to cultivate and encourage an atmosphere of trust, support and a whole lot of fun.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ages 10-16 (Younger students must be 10 years old in the 20/21 school year).

  • Final performance will be the night of the Talent Show in January.

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Castaneda directly at nadiavalenzuela@yahoo.com.

SPRING SEMESTER | Theatrical Mini Production of “ANNIE”

DETAILS

  • SPRING SEMESTER Tuition, $190.00 for first student and $175.00 for each additional sibling

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 12:30-2:00 pm 

  • Semester long class, 15 weeks (no class for our End of the Year potluck).

  • Maximum of 25 students

Lights, Sound, Action! Get ready to act, sing, dance and have a whole lot of fun. In this semester long class, students will be learning about stage presence, movement, terminology and choreography. Our mini production of “Annie” will guide your child through what it takes to put on a live production. From auditions, to memorizing lines and learning to work as a team, there is nothing like bringing it all together for a final show! This class is fast pace and requires students maturely follow directions, respectfully and easily get along with others and have consistent attendance. Students enrolled will have an opportunity to perform and showcase their final class performance at our 2021 Branches Open House. Class space is limited, so please don’t wait!

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ages 9-16 (an interview will be required by Mrs. Castaneda for younger students who are serious about participating)

  • Final performance on the night of Open House in May.

 

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Castaneda directly at nadiavalenzuela@yahoo.com.

Elementary Rhythym and Rumble | Grades 1st-3rd

Instructor: Mrs. Diane Norcott

DETAILS

  • Tuition, $175.00 per semester, $350.00 annual tuition

  • Meets on Tuesdays, 12:30-2:00 pm 

  • Year-long class, 30 weeks (no class for our annual Thanksgiving potluck and End of the Year Party).

  • Maximum of 14 students

Students are ACTIVELY engaged in learning through DOING. They learn & practice rhythm skills through bucket drumming, world rhythm instruments, rhythm cup games, boomwhackers, & playing specialized Orff instruments. Singing is a natural expression for children and enjoy singing partnered with movement activities as a form of worship, form of emotional expression, and development of aural skills. Music theory is taught through guided, interactive play experiences and reinforced with written assignments. Upon completion of the year, students will be prepared to take National Federation of Music Clubs Festival theory exams (& may register through our local district to take the exams if interested). Students will have opportunities to perform and share what they've learned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Materials fee $25.00, paid by the first day of class directly to the teacher.

  • Students must be 6 years old by September 1, 2020.

 

If you have any questions, email Mrs. Norcott directly at norcottstudio@gmail.com.

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BRANCHES Homeschool Academy

meeting @The Flipside Church

10912 Jersey Blvd | Rancho Cucamonga | CA 91730

(909) 241-1624 | (909) 214-1731

brancheshomeschoolacademy@gmail.com

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