History / Science grades 1 & 2Grades 1 - 2
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2021-08-24 - 2022-04-12
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Tue: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Cost: $90 / Annual
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About the Course
The first and second grade history/science class is a weekly, hour long class that covers both subjects.
For the science portion of class, we will loosely follow topics from the Answers in Genesis science curriculum used in 3rd – 6th grades. A weekly take home page will summarize the key idea of every lesson. These pages can be kept in a notebook as a learning portfolio or to use for review. In class, we will learn science basics and vocabulary through songs, chants, and games. I try to do fun, simple experiments whenever possible. Through those, we learn to use the scientific method.
If you would like to purchase books, we will follow some topics in the following texts:Our Weather & Water Properties of Atoms & Molecules Heat & Energy The World of Plants
Any edition is fine and again, purchase of the books is optional.
For history, we will study countries and cultures. As we travel around the world, we will learn fun facts about various countries and locate those countries on the map. We will also learn about historic time periods including Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome and the Middle Ages. No text is required. I’ll send out an optional reading list of library books.
Hi! I'm Debbie Griffin and I love all things music! I graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in K-12 Music Education, with a focus on general music, choral music, and piano pedagogy. I also did post-graduate studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where I met my husband Rick, who is a pastor. I've taught music in various capacities over the years, including general music, choirs, private piano, and I've led both school and church productions. I really enjoy accompanying and assisting with worship teams. I'm a veteran homeschool mom of five children, four of whom have graduated, so I cheer on all of you homeschool moms!