|Course Description||In this course, rising 1st-2nd grade students will study famous inventors and their inventions. They will read age-appropriate literature and watch relevant clips from documentaries about these inventors. Students will read independently throughout the week, engage in experiments, complete vocabulary games, comprehension questions, research assignments, and writing assignments for homework. Ms. Larsen will lead classroom discussions that help students get to know these inventors and understand the significant contributions they’ve made in this world. At the end of the course, students will choose their favorite inventor and deliver a presentation on what they’ve learned through various mediums such as PowerPoint presentations, collages, drawings and so on.|
|Teacher||Ms. Danielle from Brighter Bee Academy
Ms. Larsen is a graduate of La Salle University with a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and Special Education, with a minor in American Studies. She strives to ensure her students are both kind and well-educated learners. She believes in using hands-on experiences in the classroom where students can actively learn about the world around them and ask questions in a safe place. Along with teaching, Ms. Larsen has coached fundamental gymnastics for many years.
|Grade||This course is appropriate for rising 1st and 2nd grade students.|
|Textbook / Material||
Tuesdays at 5-6 p.m. EST
8 classes from 7/5-8/23
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