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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K / 1 Bundle

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EL1A

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

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

8 - 12

Tuesday

Elective

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2 / 3 Bundle

See the individual classes.

EL1B

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

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

8 - 12

Tuesday

Elective

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4 / 5 Bundle

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EL1C

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

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

8 - 1:30

Tuesday

Elective

4th Grade

5th Grade

Elementary Bible Fun

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

EL1F

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

12:30 - 1:30

Tuesday

Marian Rainwater

Elective

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

Elementary Bible Fun 4/5

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

EL1J

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

1:30 - 2:30

Tuesday

Marian Rainwater

Elective

4th Grade

5th Grade

K/1 Art

Required Text: 13 Paintings Children Should Know ISBN: 9783791343235

13 Art Techniques Children Should Know ISBN: 978-3791371368

FA1B

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

9 - 10

Tuesday

Jamie Corley

Fine Arts

Kindergarten

1st Grade

Artistic Pursuits

Required Text: Artistic Pursuits Grades 4-6 Book 1 (ISBN: 978-0981598246) Students will keep an Art History binder.

FA1G

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).

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

11 - 12

Tuesday

Fine Arts

3rd Grade

4th Grade

K-2 Author Studies

No text required

FA1J

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

11 - 12

Tuesday

Fine Arts

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2nd Grade

3rd/4th Author Studies

No text required

FA1K

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

10 - 11

Tuesday

Fine Arts

3rd Grade

4th Grade

K/1 Author Studies

No text required

FA1M

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

10 - 11

Tuesday

Marian Rainwater

Fine Arts

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2/3 Author Studies

No text required

FA1N

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

9 - 10

Tuesday

Renee Brannon

Fine Arts

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

2/3 Art

Required Text: 13 Paintings Children Should Know ISBN: 9783791343235

13 Art Techniques Children Should Know ISBN: 978-3791371368

FA1P

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

10 - 11

Tuesday

Jamie Corley

Fine Arts

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

MS Music

No text required

FA2H

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

10 - 11

Tuesday

Hannah Pitts

Fine Arts

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

4/5 Grammar - Class is Full

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

LA2C

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

10 - 11

Tuesday

Shari Sewell

Language Arts

4th Grade

5th Grade

4/5 Math

Required Text: BJU Press Math 5 Student Worktext – 3rd Edition;

Updated Copyright: ISBN #: 9781628562347

MA2C

Lessons will include place value, Roman numerals, addition & subtraction, multiplication & division, equations, geometry, time & measurement, ratios, proportions, percent’s, fractions, decimals, and integers.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

8 - 10

Tuesday

Shari Sewell

Math

4th Grade

5th Grade

K/1 Science

No Text Required

SC1A

Students will focus on three separate units. In the Earth Science unit students will observe, measure, and communicate weather data to see patterns in weather and climate. In the Physical Science unit students will investigate light and sound. In the Life Science unit students will investigate the characteristics and basic needs of plants and animals. We will incorporate basic kindergarten and first grade writing and reading standards. This will be an interactive, hands on approach to Science.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

11 - 12

Tuesday

Jamie Corley

Science

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2/3 Science

Required Text: BJU Science Grade 3 Student Book 4th Edition (ISBN: 1606828827)

BJU Science Grade 3 Activity Manual 4th Edition (ISBN:  160682883)

SC1C

2/3 Science covers the basics of elementary-level earth science, life science, and physics; chapters on cold-blooded animals, warm-blooded animals, plants, ecosystems, matter, sound, energy in motion, weather, skin and more.  The class will include hands on experiments as well as class discussions.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

11 - 12

Tuesday

Hannah Pitts

Science

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4/5 Science

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

SC2C

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. 

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

12:30 - 1:30

Tuesday

Shari Sewell

Science

4th Grade

5th Grade

K-2 History

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).

SS1F

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.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

9 - 10

Tuesday

Social Studies

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2nd Grade

Expedition Earth: Geography

No Text Required

SS1G

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!

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

9 - 10

Tuesday

Social Studies

3rd Grade

4th Grade

K/1 History

Required Text: Wee Sing America book and cd  ISBN-13: 978-0-8431-1279-5

SS1N

Students will have an introduction to United States history through the study of selected historical figures. In the history strand, students study the important contributions each historical person made. In the geography strand, students learn about where these historical people lived and explore important basic geographic concepts and including a study of maps. The civics strand provides a study of the positive character traits exhibited by these important historical figures. We will incorporate Wee Sing America Songs and have a fun wax museum character exhibit at the end of the year. We will incorporate basic kindergarten and first grade writing and reading standards.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

8 - 9

Tuesday

Jamie Corley

Social Studies

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2/3 History

Required Text: Our American Heritage 4th Edition Abeka: Item No. 104728

SS1P

We will study leaders from Christopher Columbus to Martin Luther King, Jr., to give your child a chronological understanding of great leaders in American history. With 22 biographical excerpts of Presidents, generals, preachers, pioneers, and more, your child can observe the character-building qualities of these leaders. Comprehension questions, timelines, terms and definitions, “Stop and Think” sections and maps of where these honorable people lived give your child facts to remember and traits like honesty, courage, and bravery to model in his life.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

8 - 9

Tuesday

Renee Brannon

Social Studies

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4/5 History

Required Text: Our Star-Spangled Story Part 1, ISBN 9781609991241

My Star-Spangled Student Workbook 9781609991289. Notgrass Publisher

SS2G

This course begins with the time period before Europeans came to what is now the U.S. and takes students on an exciting journey through the history of the people, places, and events that shaped U.S. history until the late 1800s.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

11 - 12

Tuesday

Marian Rainwater

Social Studies

4th Grade

5th Grade

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