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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 will be cancelled.

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.

Parent Involvement

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.

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.

2020 - 2021 Classes 

Tuesday Classes:

9:00 - 10:00     Dividing Math:    ages 10 - 11 (grade 5 approximately)

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:  $180/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $20
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

10:10 - 11:10     Zeta Math:    ages 13 - 14 (grades 6, 7, 8 approximately) 

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:  $180/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $20
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

11:20 - 12:20     English / Literature:   ages  13 - 14 (grades 6, 7, 8 approximately) 

Description:  English & Grammar is an educational material that covers 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. Writing projects include a biographical sketch, an in-class essay, a letter to the editor, and a book report.  
The Literature portion will help your child to analyze literature in light of God's Word, and give them an enjoyment of literature. There are a compilation of stories, poems, and essays from a variety of authors and genres grouped by theme to develop critical thinking skills.
Curriculum:  BJU Writing & Grammar and BJU Literature
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 35 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $180/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $20
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

12:20 - 12:45     LUNCH 

12:50 - 1:50     Beginning Math:    ages 5 - 6 (grades K - 1 approximately) 

Description:  Addition and subtraction, skip counting, geometric shapes, telling time, and they will be introduced to the manipulative block system (hands on, tangible experience to learn math).
Curriculum:  Math U See Primary/Alpha
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $180/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $20
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

2:00 - 3:00  Language Arts (writing, reading, grammar) ages 5 - 6 (grades K - 1 approximately) 

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. Phonics characters make phonics generalizations fun and memorable.
Curriculum:  This class will be a blend of BJU Grammar & Writing along with Learning Language Arts through Literature (LLATL).
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $180/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $20
Supply Fee:  $30 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Wednesday Classes:

9:00 - 10:00     Beginning Math:    ages 5 - 6 (grades K - 1 approximately) 

Class is full.  Same class is now offered on Tuesday 

Description:  Addition and subtraction, skip counting, geometric shapes, telling time, and they will be introduced to the manipulative block system (hands on, tangible experience to learn math).
Curriculum:  Math U See Primary/Alpha
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $180/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $20
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

10:10 - 11:10  Language Arts (writing, reading, grammar) ages 5 - 6 (grades K - 1 approximately) 

Class is full.  Same class is now offered on Tuesday 

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. Phonics characters make phonics generalizations fun and memorable.
Curriculum:  This class will be a blend of BJU Grammar & Writing along with Learning Language Arts through Literature (LLATL).
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 20 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $180/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $20
Supply Fee:  $30 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

11:20 - 12:20     Growing Math:   ages 7 - 8 (grades 2-3 approximately) 

Description: This class will focus on a mastery of single-digit addition and subtraction to multiple-digit addition and subtraction. One of the stepping stones between these two levels is the concept of place value, which is an important milestone for truly grasping any multiple-digit operation.  We will continue with single-digit facts and multiple-digit multiplication skills.  
Curriculum:  Math U See Beta / Gamma
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 25 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $180/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $20
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

12:20 - 12:45     LUNCH 

12:50 - 1:50     Writing & Grammar:    ages 7 - 8 (grades 2-3 approximately) 

Description: We will emphasize traditional grammar, such as parts of speech, sentence structure, and mechanics, and provide practice with essential reference skills. The English educational materials explain the step-by-step use of the Writing Process for eight different types of writing assignments, such as a friendly letter, a make-believe story, instructions, a book report, and more.  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.  
Curriculum:  BJU English/Grammar Grades 2 & 3 along with some Literature material from LLATL.
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 25 - 30 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $180/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $20
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

2:00 - 3:00     Literature, Writing & Grammar:    ages 9 - 11 (grades 4 - 5 approximately)

Description: This class studies traditional grammar and guides students through the step-by-step use of the Writing Process for a variety of writing assignments, such as compare-contrast essays, persuasive business letters, research reports, and more. There will be guided practice, independent practice, chapter reviews, and cumulative reviews.  Literature portion will have words lessons that contain dictation, grammar exercises, spelling tips, and creative writing.
Curriculum:  BJU English & Grammar along with LLATL.  
Homework:  There will be take home work to be complete each week, about 30 minutes per day depending on student.
Cost:  $180/year broken in 9 monthly payments of $20
Supply Fee:  $40 one time yearly fee for materials, paid at registration.

Thursday Classes:

30 Minute Sessions     Piano Lessons:    ages 5 and older

9:00 - 9:30am
9:40 - 10:10am
10:20 - 10:50am
11:00 - 11:30am
11:40 - 12:10am
Description: Individual piano instruction for beginners and transfer students.
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 34 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.

FAQ's

Lake Country Homeschool is a resource to you on your homeschool journey.  This is not a private school.  You are responsible, and in charge of your child’s education.  
Your child is under your authority while on our property.  Any behavior concerns will be directed to you, the parent.  
Every family involved is required to stay on campus at all times.  If you must leave campus, you are required to have a "Parent Sub" on file and prearranged before leaving the property.
While on our property, actions and behavior must abide by our Statement of Faith from parents and students.
Siblings are welcome on campus while students are in their class, but please be respectful of our space.  We also run a preschool, therefore space will be limited for homeschooling families. 
As a homeschool group, each family is required to take on a role or job:  this can range from a teacher/asst. teacher, set up or take down rooms, take out garbage etc. Jobs will be assigned (and you will have the ability to state a preference) prior to the first day of school.
Parents are welcome to sit on any class, at any time.  Please be respectful of the learning environment and have cell phones muted. 
Our playground will be off limits to homeschooling families as another ministry is currently using this space.