Summer School Class Grid & Course Descriptions for Grade 3-4
Summer School 2022 Grade 3-4 Class Offerings by Period
2022 Summer School Course Descriptions for Grade 3-4
- Cost per class is $120.00 (plus lab fees as listed in the description).
- All classes have a maximum of 18 students, unless otherwise noted in the title of the course description.
- Download Course Descriptions Grade 3-4
Book Club Grades 3-4, Period 3 ($10 Lab Fee)
Share your ideas, opinions, and insights about the characters and conflict in a particular book. Book Club is an exciting and joyful experience, filled with laughter. Come and join our discussion!
Brain Games Grades 3-4, Periods 2 & 3 ($15 Lab Fee)
Students will practice different strategies for problem-solving through Brain Games! Games & puzzles like Sudoku, KenKen, Rush Hour, Blokus, Smart Games, IQ games, Brain Teasers, Einstein Puzzles, and Spatial Reasoning puzzles help students develop their brains and thinking skills! Strategies, rules, and patterns are taught to help complete each puzzle and focus on brain development.
Creative Writing Grades 3-4, Period 4 ($5 Lab Fee)
Students will engage in a variety of experimental creative writing exercises that will enable them to express themselves in fresh and unique ways.
Cursive Writing Grades 3-4, Period 2 ($5 Lab Fee)
Join us to learn & review the art of cursive writing. Students will have the opportunity to practice cursive letters and text with a variety of formats and writing utensils. Students will learn letters and how to connect them. This class will help students develop their own personal style of handwriting.
Directed Drawing & Picture Books Grades 3-4, Periods 3 & 4 ($15 Lab Fee)
Do you love drawing, but don't know where to start? Do you love stories? Do you want to learn how to draw an awesome unicorn? A great white shark? What about some of your favorite characters like Princess Poppy or Hagrid from Harry Potter? This class is for you! Learn how to create some incredible drawings through step-by-step directions from Art for Kids Hub and fun drawing activities, while also reading fantastic stories along the way! Each day we will pair great stories with easy to follow, fun-directed drawings!
Ecology Kids Grades 3-4, Period 3 ($10 Lab Fee)
Children enjoy hands-on fun with science, nature, games, and ecologically friendly art-projects. Learning topics include bugs, the water cycle, habitats, food chains, pollution, and recycling.
Floor Hockey Grades 3-4, Periods 3 & 4
Hockey fundamentals as well as game strategy, teamwork, sportsmanship, and safety will be stressed each week.
Fun & Games Grades 3-4, Periods 1 & 3 ($5 Lab Fee)
Ready to come and have some FUN! Join us to play a variety of games. Students will work on cooperative learning, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
Gardening Grades 3-4, Periods 3 & 4 ($20 Lab Fee) Maximum: 16 Students
Dig into our district vegetable garden this summer. Students will participate in planting & harvesting. This class will include nutrition, study of plants, ecology and garden-themed crafts.
Jewelry Making Grades 3-4, Period 1 ($20 Lab Fee)
Learn how to make bracelets, anklets, earrings, and necklaces using different techniques. Each week we will focus on a different piece of jewelry.
Juggling Grades 3-4, Period 1 ($5 Lab Fee)
In this class we will learn the lifetime skill of juggling! In this class we will break down the basics into an easy to learn format. Each week, we will focus on a new trick that we can show off to friends and family!
Lego Engineering Grades 3-4, Periods 3 & 4
LEGOs are much more than toys! This popular introductory class covers basic force and motion principles with a LEGO sports theme. Students work in partners to engineer a variety of structures as they conduct investigations and attempt challenges, such as building a mini bobsled or a sail car.
Making Books Grades 3-4, Period 1 ($15 Lab Fee)
Join us for daily adventures in writing. We’ll read fun stories and make up stories of our own to share with others. Students will read mentor texts and have the opportunity to create books based upon their life stories. Students will practice gathering ideas, writing stories, and illustrating their books.
Mindful Coloring Grades 2-3,* Period 4 ($10 Lab Fee) * Class for Grade 2-3 only
Think meditation through coloring! Students complete activities while also learning how to relax, decompress, and use coloring to destress. Coloring strategies and organization are taught; but freedom to explore, create, and be unique is also highly encouraged!
Painting and Design Grades 3-4, Periods 2 & 3 ($20 Lab Fee) Maximum: 16 Students
Join us to learn the fundamentals of painting and design. Students will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of art and design by exploring different principles and techniques using a variety of materials. Students will engage in a variety of experiences that will culminate in a final piece: a beautifully crafted landscape painting.
Passport Around the World Grades 3-4, Period 4 ($15 Lab Fee)
Grab your passport, and let’s take a trip around the world! Using print and online resources, we will visit 8 countries. Travelers will research each country, and learn about the history and culture. Students will also listen to folktales, create craft projects, and write postcards home from their daily travels!
Scrapbooking Grades 3-4, Periods 1 & 2 ($20 Lab Fee)
Learn to put together a fun, creative scrapbook by decorating pages with your own photos! Students will learn how to cut pictures into unique shapes, write in creative ways, and organize in an unforgettable way!
Soccer, Kickball, and More! Grades 3-4, Period 1
Students will be able to participate in a wide variety of soccer and kickball activities. Each activity is designed to promote skill and fitness development. Games that will be played will encourage students to cooperate with each other and teach team-building skills. This is an outdoor sports class.
STEM Grades 3-4, Period 2 ($20 Lab Fee)
Students will follow the problem-solving process with engaging project-based lessons that are based on real-world scenarios. Through each project, we will focus on building a growth mindset.
Summer Crafts & Fun Grades 3-4, Periods 1 & 2 ($15 Lab Fee)
Join us for four fun-filled weeks of creating summertime art & craft projects. Students will create many GREAT projects using a variety of materials. Every child will bring home unique art pieces.
Time for Tech Grades 3-4, Periods 1 & 2
This is the perfect class for the student who loves technology, being creative, and trying out new learning resources and skills. We will be spending part of our class time daily brushing up on our keyboard skills. We will use new technology tools & skills to create projects.
Theatre Games Grades 3-4, Period 4
This class will provide practice of basic acting skills through fun & engaging theatre games. Regardless of your acting ability, you can work on body movement, voice and concentration while having fun at the same time!
Track & Field with Unique Games Grades 3-4, Period 4
Students will learn about various track & field events, and we will explore unique games. We will play traditional and non-traditional games from other regions of the world. We will focus on fitness, fun & game play daily. This is an outdoor sports class, and all activities will be modified for all students to participate safely.
Ultimate Sports Grades 3-4, Periods 1 & 2
Come experience what Ultimate Sports is all about! Students will be introduced to and explore a wide variety of diamond and field sports. This is an outdoor class, and all activities will be modified for all students to participate safely.
Yoga Grades 3-4, Period 2 Maximum: 16 Students
This class will introduce students to a variety of basic yoga styles with an emphasis on breathing, flexibility, and balance. The goal will be to develop a low-impact practice to enhance sports performance, dance, and overall agility by connecting yoga to relaxation, internal and external awareness, and self-acceptance. Participants will need to bring their own mat, which they may leave in the classroom for the duration of the summer session.