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Lake Country Homeschool is a bible-centered community with the desire to support families in home based instruction.  

Therefore you shall lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul... You shall teach them to your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.
Deuteronomy 11:18-19

Classes

Classes are available for  ages 5 - middle school.  You may sign up for as many, or as little time that meet the needs of your family.
Classes with less than 6 students may be cancelled.
Parents are required to remain on site at all times.  Each family will be assigned a job to help keep our building functioning.  Jobs have a wide range of roles from asst teaching to taking out the trash.

Fee's

Class fees are based per class and is broken into 9 month payments.  Supply Fee's cover the cost of materials the teacher must purchase for the class/lessons.  
A one time yearly registration fee of $80 is required at the beginning of each year.  This helps us purchase materials for the homeschool program each year, in addition  to administrative costs.

Who Can Attend

If you are a homeschooling family looking for community and groups to engage in learning, then we welcome you.  
Lake Country Homeschool is a ministry of Lake Country Baptist Church and it is our expectation that all participants understand and affirm our statement of faith.

Curriculum

Each class is listed with the appropriate age levels and curriculum used.  The details of each class are outlined below.

Connection

We provide party days and events that surround holidays which create fun and excitement in children.  Some of the party days we incorporate are Treat Street, Disguise the Turkey, Pajama Party, Valentines Party and a specialized Easter Party.  Cookie decorating almost always happens with these party days!!
We offer portraits in the fall, and yearbooks in the spring.

Age Exceptions

If you have a child who would be better suited in a class of higher or lower level, please sign them up accordingly.  Ages are listed as a guideline, but the beauty of homeschool is to allow your child to flourish where they are.

2021 - 2022 Classes 

Tuesday Classes:

Period 1
9:00 - 9:45     Algebra 1:    ages 13 - 14 (grade 7, 8 approximately)

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description:  Graphing, solving basic quadratic equations, linear equations, exponents with expanded understanding, adding/multiplying/and dividing polynomials and more.
Curriculum:  Math U See Algebra 1
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 30 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Period 2
9:55 - 10:40  7/8th English / Writing:  ages 13 - 14 (grade 7, 8 approximately) 

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description:  This class is two subjects wrapped into one.  We will dive deep into middle school grammar concepts including noun clauses, gerunds, and infinitives, while reviewing the 8 parts of speech. This includes 67 original sentence-writing exercises and 22 composition practices to prepare with a research paper on a great American.  We will also work though IEW Writing, understanding how to take notes, write from dictation, and characterize writing structures.   There will also be writing units teaching students to “dress up” their writing with stylistic techniques such as strong verbs, quality adjectives and how to use clauses.  
This class will also take opportunities to have students present before their peers and become familiar with public speaking.
Curriculum:  Abeka Grammar & Composition, Fix it Grammar, IEW Writing
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 30 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Period 3
10:50 - 11:35     Math:   ages  11 - 13 (grades 6 approximately) 

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description:  This class extends the student’s concept of place value to the right of the decimal point. Students learn to complete core operations with decimals. The connection between fractions and decimals is presented.  Using properties of operations to simplify and evaluate algebraic expressions.
Curriculum:  Math U See Zeta
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 25 - 30 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Period 4
11:45 - 12:30     English & Writing:  
ages  11 - 13 (grade 6 approximately) 

Period 4
11:45 - 12:30     Art Class:  
ages  9 - 11 (grades 4, 5 approximately) 

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description:  We will cover all eight parts of speech, the five basic sentence patterns, usage concepts such as agreement, and mechanics. Adjective clauses and complex sentences are also introduced.  
We will also focus on writing skills and writing units.  Mastering age appropriate skills in written English while forming an understanding of the mechanics in structured writing.  We will also take opportunities to have students present before their peers and become familiar with public speaking.
Additionally, we have incorporated spelling units into this class.
Curriculum:  BJU Writing & Grammar and IEW Writing
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.
Teacher: Mrs. Lyndie
Description: In this class we will study the basic elements of art such as shape, color, and texture as well as introduce students to famous artists and their works. We will study artists of all types and their styles. From abstract to the renaissance, modern and pop art we will cover a little bit of everything. Students will create something with each lesson using many different mediums.
Curriculum: A culmination of Artists Books
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $60 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

12:30 - 12:55     LUNCH 

Period 5
1:00 - 1:45      Math:    
ages 8 - 9 (Grade 3 approximately) 

Period 5
1:00 - 1:45     Art Class:  
ages 12 - 14 (grades 6, 7, 8 approximately) 

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description:  This class will use strategies based on place value and properties of operations to multiply, solving for an unknown factor, measuring and computing area, relating concepts of area to addition and multiplication.  Additionally we will use skip counting as a precursor to multiplication by teaching skip counting songs, adding and subtracting time in hours and minutes, multiplying/adding/subtracting U.S. currency and standard units of measure, recording/interpreting data, understanding of basic fractions and estimating and solving measurement problems
Curriculum:  Math U See Gamma
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 25 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.
Teacher: Mrs. Lyndie
Description: In this class we will study the basic elements of art such as shape, color, and texture as well as introduce students to famous artists and their works.  We will study artists of all types and their styles.  From abstract to the renaissance, modern and pop art we will cover a little bit of everything.  Students will create something with each lesson using many different mediums.
Curriculum:  A culmination of Artists Books 
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $60 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Period 6
1:55 - 2:40     Writing & Grammar:    ages 8 - 9 (grade 3 approximately)

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description: This class will emphasize traditional grammar as well as practice with vital reference skills and step-by-step use of the Writing Process.  The grammar instruction is balanced with effective writing instruction.  Integrated language lessons include: phonics, reading, spelling, phonics review and higher order thinking skills.  Focusing on Spelling tips help with memorization of spelling rules as well as handwriting.  We will work through writing models, lists of abbreviations, prepositions, homophones, and diagramming models.
Curriculum:  BJU English & Grammar, Spelling and LLATL
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Wednesday Classes:

Period 1
9:00 - 9:45     1st Grade Math:    
ages 6 - 7 (1st grade approximately) 

Period 1
9:00 - 9:45  ELA (writing/reading/phonics):
ages 5 - 6 (Kindergarten) 

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description:  Addition and subtraction, skip counting, geometric shapes, telling time, ten frames expanded and they will be introduced to the manipulative block system (hands on, tangible experience to learn math).
Curriculum:  Math U See Alpha
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.
Teacher: Mrs. Sandy
Description: We will be using exciting theme lessons to combine phonics, reading, listening and comprehension.  Phonics patterns are also taught using word families. Phonics characters make phonics generalizations fun and memorable.  We will work on CVC (consonant/vowel/consonant) patterns to encourage sight reading.
Curriculum:  BJU Focus on Fives along with TpT resources
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Period 2
9:55 - 10:40  Beginning Math:
ages 5 - 6 (Kindergarten Class) 

Period 2
9:55- 10:40  ELA (writing/reading/phonics):
ages  6 - 7 (1st grade approximately) 

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description: This class will focus on developing numeracy, understanding place value, addition and subtraction,
Understanding and writing the symbols +, – and =, telling and writing time by hours, counting by 2s, 3's, 5s, 10s, and 100s
Reading, writing & interpreting word problems.
Curriculum:  Math U See Primer supplemented with TpT resources
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.
Teacher: Mrs. Sandy
Description: We will be using exciting theme lessons to combine phonics, reading, listening, comprehension, creative writing, and grammar. The six units cover short and long vowels, single consonant blends, and diagraphs, r-influenced vowels, special vowel sounds, silent consonants, suffixes, and syllable division. Phonics patterns are also taught using word families.
Curriculum:  BJU Phonics & English
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Period 3
10:50 - 11:35     TBD

Period 3
10:50-11:35 ELA (writing/reading/phonics):
ages  7 - 8 (grade 2 approximately) 

**Something new coming soon
Teacher: Mrs. Sandy
Description: ELA for 2nd graders will include traditional grammar, such as parts of speech, sentence structure/mechanics, and provides practice with essential reference skills. The English educational materials explains the step-by-step use of the Writing Process.  This class will also incorporate spelling units.
Curriculum:  BJU English 2 supplemented with TpT resources
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 25 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Period 4
11:45 - 12:30     Math:    
ages 7 - 8 (grade 2 approximately) 

Period 4
11:45 - 12:30     Art Class:  
ages  6 - 7 (1st grade approximately) 

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description: We will dive into understanding place value and using it to add or subtract, fluently add any combination of whole numbers, solving for an unknown addend, fluently subtracting any combination of whole numbers, story problems, telling and writing time by hours and minutes, understanding/adding/subtracting money, measuring and estimating length with inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.  We will also express differences between numbers as inequalities, finding the perimeter of any polygon, and interpreting data in plots and graphs
Curriculum:  Math U See Beta
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 25 - 30 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.
Teacher: Mrs. Lyndie
Description: In this class we will study the basic elements of art such as shape, color, and texture as well as introduce students to famous artists and their works.   Students will create something with each lesson using many different mediums.
Curriculum: A culmination of Artists Books
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $60 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

12:30 - 12:55     LUNCH 

Period 4
1:00 - 1:45     Math:    
ages 10 - 11 (grades 4 - 5 approximately)

Period 4
1:00 - 1:45     Art Class:  
ages  7 - 8 (grades 2, 3 approximately) 

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description:  Division is presented as the inverse of multiplication. Single-digit division facts are learned and the concepts of division and place value are applied when solving long division problems.
Curriculum:  Math U See Delta / Epsilon
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration
Teacher: Mrs. Lyndie
Description:  In this class we will study the basic elements of art such as shape, color, and texture as well as introduce students to famous artists and their works.  We will study artists of all types and their styles.  Students will create something with each lesson using many different mediums.
Curriculum:  A culmination of Artists Books
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $60 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Period 6
1:55 - 2:40     Writing & Grammar:    ages 9 - 11 (grades 4 - 5 approximately)

Teacher: Mrs. Jen
Description: This class studies traditional grammar and guides students through the eight parts of speech.  We focus on grammar, writing and spelling each week.  There will be a strong emphasis on sentence structure, complex sentences and diagraming sentences through pictorial representation.  There will also be an introduction to writing units teaching students to “dress up” their writing with stylistic techniques such as strong verbs, quality adjectives.
Curriculum:  BJU English & Grammar and IEW Writing
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $198/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $22
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Thursday Classes:

30 Minute Sessions     Piano Lessons:    ages 7 and older 
(students younger than 7, must receive permission from piano instructor prior to registration)

Teacher:  Mrs. Julie
Times:  Piano lessons are offered in 30 minute increments beginning at 9am with the exception of 11:30 - 12:00 for lunch.
Description: All piano lessons are on Thursdays.  Individual piano instruction for beginners and transfer students.  Our piano instructor will contact you to set up a time once you register.
Curriculum:   Beginning students will be using one of the three levels from Faber Piano Adventures.  Other supplemental materials may be added to facilitate each students individual needs.  
Transfer students will be evaluated and assigned curriculum as appropriate.
Homework:  5 good days of practice each week.  Intensity and duration depending on student age and level.  
Cost:  $65 per month - a total of 33 lessons over the 9 month school year.  Lessons are 30 minutes.
Requirements:  Each family will need to provide a piano (or quality 88 key digital keyboard) for daily practice.  
Supply Fee:  $35-$40 initial cost for method books and practice materials.  Parents will purchase these student materials on their own after the Piano Instructor communicates specific materials each student will need.  Your Piano Instructor will also guide you where to purchase these student materials.  Other supplemental material may be suggested as students progresses.