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Curriculum

Curriculum- Level 1

Humphreys Activity Center(Virtual Classroom) is a Customized Online Learning Platform for each child.

The Lesson Plans can be changed depending on the Child's level or Age. Teachers may add up more lessons, Omit lessons, Speed up or Speed down Lessons depending on the Child's level or Age.

Science

Science

Tiffany D.
Science Level: Pre K-Kindergarten

Lesson 1

Land Animals and their Habitats

Lesson 2

Sea Creatures and their Habitats

Lesson 3

Winged Creatures of the Sky

Lesson 4

Seasons-Where do animals go when it snows?

Lesson 5

Honey Bees of North America

Lesson 6

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Lesson 7

Creepy Crawly Insects

Lesson 8

All About the Earth, Moon, and Sun

Lesson 9

Stars and Planets

Lesson 10

Solar Systems

Math

Math

Tiffany D Kindergarten

Lesson 1

Numbers and counting up to 50

Lesson 2

Numbers and Counting up to 100

Lesson 3

Skip counting by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s

Lesson 4

Comparing

Lesson 5

Patterns

Lesson 6

Addition up to 10

Lesson 7

Subtraction up to 10

Lesson 8

Fractions

Lesson 9

Time

Lesson 10

Measurement and Money

Reading

Reading Level:

Beginner

Krista K

Vocabulary, Spelling & Easy Reader Assignments with every lesson

Foundations for Reading, Language Arts & Literature

Beginner: Beginner Level Easy Reader (e-book assignments after each class)

Unit 1

Lessons 1-26

Alphabet/Sound A~Z

Letter Identification

Uppercase & Lowercase letters

Unit 2

Lessons 27-40

Short Vowels sounds

Long Vowel Sounds

Syllables

Unit 3

Lessons 41-60

Blending Consonant & Vowel Sounds

Word Recognition

Sounding out words

Unit 4

Lessons 61-80

Parts of a Sentence

Nouns

Adjectives

Verbs

Punctuation

Unit 5

Lessons 81-100

Reading from left to right

Rhyming, Parts of a Book

Reality vs. Fiction

**Every lesson includes high-frequency words and vocabulary words

Music (Composers)

Music

(Classical Composers)

Jeremy L.

Lesson 1

Mozart

Lesson 2

Bach

Lesson 3

Beethoven

Lesson 4

Brahms

Lesson 5

Tchaikovsky

Lesson 6

Dvorak

Lesson 7

Gershwin

Lesson 8

Shostakovich

Lesson 9

Ravel

Lesson 10

Bernstein

Music (Rhythm & notes)

Music

(Rhythm/ Note)

Pedro B

Lesson 1

Basic Rhythm patterns

Lesson 2

More rhythm exercises and introduction to melody (with numbers)

Lesson 3

Rhythm and melody combined, exercises

Lesson 4

Timbre (Explore different music instruments and how they sound) applying previous rhythm and melody concepts and games

Lesson 5

Melody and music notes (yay!): DO - RE - MI - FA - SOL - LA - TI - DO!

Lesson 6

Recreational class: we build music notes with Play-doh or color them, and locate the right music note on the staff!

Lesson 7

Music notes on the staff no rhythm

Lesson 8

Music note reading exercises, mixing up with rhythm

Lesson 9

Our first music piece!

Lesson 10

Form: how music pieces are built, building a song together

Art(Allison P for Humphreys Activities Center- Art Level One)

Lesson 1

“Meet the Primary Colors” with: abstract painter Piet Mondrian (Netherlands, New York City) .

Activity: Coloring project in Crayon, oil pastel, colored pencil or marker: abstract squares.

Learning objectives: Memorize the three primary colors, experiment with straight lines and geometry, create a balanced design using black, white, and the three primary colors. Learn how shapes and colors can create a mood.

Lesson 2

“Meet the Secondary Colors” with : landscape painter Vincent Van Gogh (Netherlands, France)

Activity: Draw your favorite outdoor scene, layering the primary colors to create the three secondary colors.

Learning objectives: Memorize how we can mix the primaries to create the three secondary colors. Learn how to separate a landscape into foreground, middle ground, and background to create depth. Learn how curved lines create different emotions than straight lines from the previous lesson.

Lesson 3

“Meet the Elements of Art: LINE” with Architects Zaha Hadid (Iraq/UK) and Antonio Gaudi (Spain)

Activity: Create a design for an amazing new art museum for your paintings using various line techniques.

Learning objectives: Learn how architecture can imitate nature. Learn how drawing influences our every day lives through architecture and interior design. Experiment with straight, curved, and diagonal lines. Use line weight and overlapping to create depth.

Lesson 4

The Elements of Art: SHAPE” with Pacita Abad (Philippines)

Activity: Draw your idea of what mother (or father) nature would look like using simple shapes and patterns.

Learning objectives: Learn how artists use iconography and symbolism to communicate ideas. Learn how pattern and shape can direct the eye and create composition. How to build forms using simple shapes/structures.

Lesson 5

“The Elements of Art: FORM” with glass sculptor Dale Chihuly (USA)

Activity: Color and Sculpt an underwater palace or creature.

Learning objectives: Using thumbnail sketches to plan out a sculpture idea. How to choose a color scheme, experimenting with 3-d forms and symbolism. See how sculptors use cast shadows as a part of their work.

Lesson 6

“The Elements of Art: VALUE” with old master painter Caravaggio (Italy)

Activity: Draw simple shapes and fruits using chiaroscuro

Learning objectives: Understand light and shadow, how to find the shadow line, how shading can create the illusion of 3-d form

Lesson 7

The Elements of Art: TEXTURE” with mixed-media quilt artist Faith Ringgold (USA)

Activity: Design a roof-top village using torn-paper collage and mixed media. Parents will need to help with collecting found materials, gluing and assembly as needed.

Learning objectives: Experiment with collage and mixed media, learn how to plan out a picture using sketches. Practicing composition and narrative.

Lesson 8

The Elements of Art: SPACE” with Hokusai (Japan)

Lesson 9

“What is a Narrative Portrait?” with Frida Kahlo, portrait painter (Mexico)-

Activity: Create a portrait of yourself with your pet (or imaginary one!)

Learning objectives: Experiment with and discuss how artists use background elements to tell a story. Learn how gesture creates a sense life and movement.

Lesson 10

“Combining the Elements” with: Stan Lee, comic book artist (USA)

Activity: Create your own superhero using a gesture line and basic perspective to tell a story.

Learning objectives: Use previous lessons to create an imaginative illustration using thumbnail sketches, gesture, perspective, and simple shapes.

Chinese

Chinese-Level 1

Chinese-Level 1

Chenzi S

Lesson 1

Numbers (1) (1-10) 数字(一~十)

Lesson 2

Numbers (2) (11-20) 数字(十一~二十)

Lesson 3

Greetings (hello, thank you, you're welcome, sorry, etc) 问候(你好,谢谢,不客气,对不起,等)

Lesson 4

Who am I? ( What's your name? How old are you?) 我是谁?(你叫什么名字?你多大了?)

Lesson 5

My family 我的家人

Lesson 6

My body 我的身体

Lesson 7

Colors 颜色

Lesson 8

Animals 动物

Lesson 9

Fruits 水果

Lesson 10

My home 我的家 (furniture, rooms, integrate colors, shapes, numbers, and family members that learned before)

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