AY 2018-2019 Program - Semester 1 of 2

Enrollment for Frontier Tutoring classes at the Harry J. McDonald Center in Eagle River this fall is now open. The enrollment deadline to determine whether class size minimums have been met will be August 15th. Pricing for classes is determined by the number of students enrolled by August 15th. If classes have not received enough enrollments to reach the minimum class size by August 15th, parents will be notified by August 21st of any class cancellations. See below for pricing breakdown.

 

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Fall 2018 enrollment is now open!


  • Please complete the Eagle River Home School Classes Enrollment Form, and then pay close attention to your email for information about textbook requirements and class/textbook charges.
  • Class syllabi and ILPs for Fall 2018 will be available soon at the Eagle River Home School Classes Resource Center
  • Budget worksheets will be emailed during the week of September 10th. If you have any questions about your budget worksheet, please contact our office at 907-268-4233.

 


Fall semester classes are operating on Tuesdays and Thursdays from September 3, 2018 to December 13, 2018* at  the Harry J. McDonald Center in Eagle River, and are available to students in 6-8th grade. Each two hour per week class includes 28 hours of instruction and each one hour per week class includes 14 hours of instruction. Classes offered are:

 

  •  English: Language Arts 6-8 (Fall - Writing/Grammar Skills), 
  •  ScienceIntegrated Science 6-8 (Fall - Physical Science, Spring - Earth Science) 
  •  Social Studies: Social Studies 6-8 (Fall - World Geography/Cultures, Spring - US Geography/Civics)
  •  Foreign Language: Beginning Spanish

  

*Classes will not be held November 19-23 (Thanksgiving Break).

 

2 hour/week classes - Science, Social Studies
(28 meetings per semester)

Students

Price

5 - 6 students enrolled

$475 *

7 - 9 students enrolled

$425 *

10 + students enrolled

$375 *

* Plus $300 facility fee to be divided among enrolled students (e.g., If 8 students are enrolled, each will be assessed a $37.50 facility fee)

 

1 hour/week classes - Spanish, Language Arts
(14 meetings per semester)

Students

Price

5 - 6 students enrolled

$295 *

7 - 9 students enrolled

$275 *

10 + students enrolled

$255 *

* Plus $150 facility fee to be divided among enrolled students (e.g., If 8 students are enrolled, each will be assessed an $18.75 facility fee)

 

Class

Semester One

Semester Two

6-8 Science

(2 hours/week)

Physical Science

An introduction to physical science, using scientific investigation to understand some of the following concepts: the scientific method, matter, atoms, the periodic table, motion, forces, and energy.

 

 

Earth Science

An introduction to earth science, covering some of the following concepts: properties of the earth, plate tectonics, geology, water, weather/climate, and the solar system.

 

6-8 Social Studies

(2 hours/week)

World Geography & Cultures

Build knowledge of world geography (countries and major geographical features of the seven continents) and prominent cultures, including their history, religion, mythology, art/literature, and daily life.

 

 

US Geography & Civics

Build knowledge of US geography (state and capitals, major geographical features, and regional cultures) and basic understanding of civic engagement.

 

6-8 Language Arts

(1 hour/week - Thursday)

Writing/Grammar Skills

Build writing skills through the exploration of different writing styles/genres (expository, persuasive, creative), understanding of grammar/sentence structure, and regular writing assignments.

 

 

Fiction/Reading Skills

Build reading comprehension and analysis skills through the exposure to various genres of literature (short story, non-fiction, mythology, poetry, etc.) and related writing assignments.

 

6-8 Spanish

(1 hour/week - Tuesday)

Beginning Spanish, Pt. 1

Build basic skills in speaking and writing Spanish. Emphasis on high-utility phrases, vocabulary, and basic grammar structure. Some exposure to Spanish-speaking cultures. Example of topics covered: greetings, alphabet, colors and numbers, food, and “survival” vocabulary.

Beginning Spanish, Pt. 2

 Continue development of speaking and writing skills, though learning of basic vocabulary and grammar.