Elementary

(K - 5th)

Paragon Cooperative Learning Academy offers fine arts, language arts, science, and social science for kindergarten through 4th grade. These courses can be taken separately at the standard tuition rate or bundled together for a discounted tuition.

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EL1A

K / 1 Bundle

This includes all four K - 1 classes (Literature, Art, Science, and History) at a reduced price.

See the individual classes.

Subject

Grade Levels

Elective

Kindergarten

1st Grade

Teacher

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

8 - 12

EL1B

2 / 3 Bundle

This includes four 2nd - 3rd grade classes (Literature, Art, Science, and History) offered at a reduced price.

See the individual classes.

Subject

Grade Levels

Elective

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

Teacher

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

8 - 12

EL1C

4/5 Bundle

This includes five 4th - 5th grade classes (Math, Grammar, History, Spanish, and Science) offered at a reduced price.

See the individual classes.

Subject

Grade Levels

Elective

4th Grade

5th Grade

Teacher

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

8 - 2:30

EL1F

Elementary Bible Fun

This elementary level Bible course includes songs, games, and simple crafts focused around a weekly Bible lesson. Curriculum varies yearly for those who would like to take this class multiple times.

Required Text: Student will need a Bible with the Old & New Testament.

Subject

Grade Levels

Elective

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

Teacher

Marian Rainwater

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

12:30 - 1:30

EL1J

Elementary Bible Fun 4/5

This elementary level Bible course includes songs, games, and simple crafts focused around a weekly Bible lesson. Curriculum varies yearly for those who would like to take this class multiple times.

Required Text: Student will need a Bible with the Old & New Testament.

Subject

Grade Levels

Elective

4th Grade

5th Grade

Teacher

Marian Rainwater

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

1:30 - 2:30

FA1B

K/1 Art

Students will have different monthly units that focus on the world’s greatest painters. The children will study different art techniques, so they will have a foundation to create great works of art by themselves. There will also be several outside the box activities like making jewelry, food as art, and slime time. This course will be interactive and fun. We will incorporate basic kindergarten and first grade writing and reading standards.

Required Text: TBD

Subject

Grade Levels

Fine Arts

Kindergarten

1st Grade

Teacher

Ashley Gladu

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

9 - 10

FA1G

Artistic Pursuits

The student will dive into the four areas of art: Elements of Art (the basics of the actual drawing -line, shape, color, etc.), Composition (balance, proportion, space), Color Theory, and Art History (studying different artists, styles, and periods).
Required Text: Artistic Pursuits Grades 4-6 Book 1 (ISBN: 978-0981598246) Students will keep an Art History binder.

Subject

Grade Levels

Fine Arts

3rd Grade

4th Grade

Teacher

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

11 - 12

FA1J

K-2 Author Studies

This course uses a variety of books written by popular authors that allow students to explore, discuss, and continue to develop a love of reading through author studies and exploration centers.
No text required

Subject

Grade Levels

Fine Arts

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2nd Grade

Teacher

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

11 - 12

FA1K

3rd/4th Author Studies

This course uses a variety of books written by popular authors that allow students to explore, discuss, and continue to develop a love of reading through author studies and exploration centers. This age will dive into chapter books as well.
No text required

Subject

Grade Levels

Fine Arts

3rd Grade

4th Grade

Teacher

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

10 - 11

FA1M

K/1 Author Studies

This course focuses on classic children's stories and includes take home lessons that the parent can tailor to each child's reading and writing level.

Required Text: None

Subject

Grade Levels

Fine Arts

Kindergarten

1st Grade

Teacher

Marian Rainwater

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

10 - 11

FA1N

2/3 Author Studies

This course uses a variety of books written by popular authors that allow students to explore, discuss, and continue to develop a love of reading through author studies and exploration centers. This age will dive into chapter books as well.

Required Text: None

Subject

Grade Levels

Fine Arts

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

Teacher

Renee Brannon

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

9 - 10

FA1P

2/3 Art

Students will have different monthly units that focus on the world’s greatest painters. The children will study Art techniques so they will have a foundation to create great works of art themselves. There will also be several outside the box activities like making jewelry, food as art, and slime time. This course will be interactive and fun.

Required Text: 13 Paintings Children Should Know ISBN: 9783791343235

13 Art Techniques Children Should Know ISBN: 978-3791371368

Subject

Grade Levels

Fine Arts

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

Teacher

Ashley Gladu

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

10 - 11

FA2H

MS Music

This class is designed to provide a close-up look at famous composers, their music, and their times with special attention to character traits and Christian testimony. Students will learn basic sight reading through playing the recorder and keyboard. All musical abilities will enjoy this class.

No text required

Subject

Grade Levels

Fine Arts

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

Teacher

Tonya Wallace

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

10 - 11

FL1C

Elementary Spanish

This course presents basic structure and grammar of the Spanish language and encourages learning by using games and other activities to engage the student in the course. Students will converse, read, and write in Spanish.

Required Text: TBD

Subject

Grade Levels

Foreign Language

4th Grade

5th Grade

Teacher

Maribel Ruiz

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

11 - 12

LA1C

4/5 Grammar & Compostion

Lessons will cover parts of speech, sentence structure, and rules of capitalization and punctuation. Basic elements of writing will be introduced as students learn to model original works using the imitation method.

Required Text: The Language Mechanic (ISBN: 978-0-89455-761-3)

Subject

Grade Levels

Language Arts

4th Grade

5th Grade

Teacher

Teresa Robertson

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

10 - 11

LA2C

4/5 Grammar

Grammar & Composition (4th-5th Grade) Lessons will cover the eight parts of speech, types of sentences, sentence fragments and run-on sentences, and rules of capitalization and punctuation. Basic elements of writing will be introduced through journal entries, friendly letters, sentence combining, and imitating original works using key-word outlines.

Required Text: Easy Grammar Grade 5 Student Workbook ISBN : 978-0-936981-451

Subject

Grade Levels

Language Arts

4th Grade

5th Grade

Teacher

Shari Sewell

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

10 - 11

MA1C

4/5 Math

The course builds on the foundations of place value and the four basic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) to help students develop a greater understanding of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, measurement, basic geometry, , and pre-algebra concepts.

Required Text: Modern Curriculum Press Level E Student Edition - 2005 Edition (ISBN: 9780765260642)

Subject

Grade Levels

Math

4th Grade

5th Grade

Teacher

Teresa Robertson

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

8 - 10

SC1A

K/1 Science

Course description coming soon.

Required Text: Abeka Discovering God’s World 4th Edition Grade 1 Science Reader (Item No: 197548)

Subject

Grade Levels

Science

Kindergarten

1st Grade

Teacher

Renee Brannon

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

11 - 12

SC1F

2/3 Science

Course description coming soon.

Required Text: Abeka Exploring God’s World Student Text Grade 3, 5th Edition (www.christianbook.com stock# WW315788)

 Abeka My Animal Notebook - Grade 3 (Item No: 323527)

Subject

Grade Levels

Science

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

Teacher

Hannah Pitts

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

10 - 11

SC1G

4/5 Science

Topics covered in our science units will include rocks and minerals, matter and energy, weather, biomes, ecosystems, sound and light, respiratory and circulatory systems. This class will be designed for instruction on a 2-year plan.

Year 1 (2019-2020) Chapters 1,3,5,7,9,11

Year 2 (2020-2021):  Chapters 2,4,6,8,10,12.

Required Text: BJU Press Science 5 – 4th Edition ISBN #: 978-1-60682-463-4

Subject

Grade Levels

Science

4th Grade

5th Grade

Teacher

Hannah Pitts

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

1:30 - 2:30

SS1F

K-2 History

Students will explore what history is, timelines, intro to history, prehistoric times, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Modern Times all through storytelling and hands-on activities. Teacher will use Bede’s History and A Child’s History of the World.
No Required Text (Parents may purchase A Child’s History of the World by Virgil Hillyer if you would like to review the stories at home, but this is not required).

Subject

Grade Levels

Social Studies

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2nd Grade

Teacher

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

9 - 10

SS1G

Expedition Earth: Geography

A hands on world geography curriculum that covers 31 countries across the world. Students will learn the continents, oceans, people, cultures, animals, climates, try new foods, crafts and more, all through hands-on activities!
No Text Required

Subject

Grade Levels

Social Studies

3rd Grade

4th Grade

Teacher

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

9 - 10

SS1N

K/1 History

Road Trip USA: This course offers an exciting journey for students as they travel the 50 states.  Topics include state symbols, famous people, landmarks, important historical events, and U.S. Presidents.

Required Text: None

Subject

Grade Levels

Social Studies

Kindergarten

1st Grade

Teacher

Renee Brannon

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

8 - 9

SS1P

2/3 History

Expedition Earth: Geography: Expedition Earth is a hands-on geography curriculum that covers 31 countries across the world.  Students will learn through hands-on activities, class discussion, listening to ethnic music and by sampling foods from various countries.

Required Text: None

Subject

Grade Levels

Social Studies

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

Teacher

Marian Rainwater

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

8 - 9

SS1S

4/5 History

This modern US history course will begin with the post-reconstruction period and continue to present day.

Required Text: Our Star-Spangled Story Part 2, (ISBN: 978-1-60999-125-8),

My Star-Spangled Student Workbook 9781609991289. Notgrass Publisher

Subject

Grade Levels

Social Studies

4th Grade

5th Grade

Teacher

Marian Rainwater

Class Day and Time

Tuesday

12:30 - 1:30

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