Enrichment Clusters 3rd-5th Grade Fall 2011
Vintage AdventuresMrs. Baker 1 Come play the games and do the activities your parents and grandparents grew up doing! Do you know what a pet rock is? Can you make a potholder? How many jump rope chants do you know? Can you make an airplane out of newspaper?
Minute to Win It! Mrs. Thorp 2 Got a Minute? Do you like to play games? Do you like to WIN? The Minute to Win It cluster is for you! We will play, create, and design games that you can take home to play with your family or a friend.
3 Amazing Power Points! Learn how to make your Power Points come to life with super fun animations and designs! Ms. Friesen It’s so much fun!!!
Triple H! Hula Hooping with Miss Harp 4 Come join Miss Harp as we learn about the life-long skill of hula hooping! It’s great exercise, and it is a fun way to make new friends and acquire some serious hooping skills!
Ms. King Learn to draw! 5 Texture Shading Still life Come have fun and learn to draw like an artist! Portraits
6 Come join the fun in the gym learning basketball skills, the rules of play, and end the class with a fun game of basketball against some of your favorite teammates! Hoops with Ms. Dowell
Scrapbooking with Ms. Wirt SENSATIONAL SCRAPBOOKING! 7 Join Ms. Wirt in this creative workshop that will take us on a page by page journey through the world of scrapbooking! Every week we will explore a new way to archive our treasured memories and photos, so by the end of our workshop, we will have a beautiful scrapbook to take home and share with family and friends!
8 Number SpiralsMrs. Graham Math is EVERYWHERE, even in art. Use multiples of numbers to create amazing designs using string!
9 ANIMOTOMs. Angeli Animoto is a really cool website that allows you to make video slideshows Click on the link below to see a sample video: http://animoto.com/play/ftrCvSBgPgLe3Xzn69w0RQ
10 Paper Craft Fun Come learn various crafts you can make using paper. Let your artistic side take over as we explore paper as a way to create masterpieces of art! Mrs. Senn
11 Yoga with Ms. Riordan You will learn relaxation and deep breathing techniques through a series of poses that improve flexibility and relieve stress.
12 Origami Golden Snitches Writing with invisible ink.. Daily Harry Potter Book Trivia… Reading Tea Leaves Daily Harry Potter Character Trivia… Honeyduke’s Acid Pops ALL THINGS harry potter!With Ms. Moreno Have you read all the Harry Potter books and still can’t get enough? If you love Harry Potter books as much as I do, this is the place for you. Come dressed in your best HP gear each week and be ready to test your Potter Knowledge and imagination. Origami Owl Posts Magical Edible Wands from Ollivander’s Your own HP glasses Broom Races
13 LTE Garden Club Do you love to be outdoors, have an interest in plants, and enjoy arts and crafts? If so, you should be in the LTE Garden Club. In this Enrichment Class you will enjoy fixing up our garden to make it an enjoyable place to be. Some of the activities you’ll participate in are: adding new plants to the garden decorating a flower pot making your own creative garden art designing and building a wind chime to add to our garden Ms. Shanafelt
Story Telling Workshop w/ Ms. Wood 14 • Students will learn the elements of storytelling • Participate in a variety of activities that will help students overcome shyness so they can be a really good story teller • Students will learn: • Voice fluctuation (Change tone and quality of voice) • Body language • Voice characterization (become many characters) • Improvise (make up things as you go) • Animation (bring things to life that are not usually alive) • Students will be able to tell a story to the group
15 Come join us in the gym and learn how to bump, set, and spike in a fast paced, fun-filled game of volleyball! End the class with a game against your favorite teammates as you show off your volleyball skills! Volleyball with Ms. Peña
16 EGYPT Do you like to learn about Egypt? Do you want to explore Egypt’s history, arts, culture, food or language? Come and join us to learn more about Egypt through our five senses. Ms. Wells
17 Ping Pongwith Ms. Davis During this cluster students will learn the rules and regulation of the game ping pong. We will have a singles and doubles tournament to demonstrate our awesome Ping Pong skills!!!
18 Awesome string artWith Mrs. Serfoss Learn how to create pictures by sewing with string!
19 Jump Rope Fun For Elementary Students You will learn how to jump rope with one and two ropes. The students will also write their own jump rope chants to sing during their sessions. Presented by Ms. Karen Evans
20 Make cards to share with friends
21 Express Yourself Design a personal journal and discover ways to express yourself through learning fun, creative journal writing exercises. Ms. Andrus
22 M3…Mysteries, Myths, and Monsters We will investigate and become experts in areas of study including: carnivorous plants, alienology, ghosts of the world, wicked bugs, monsters (such as Nessie, Bigfoot, and the Chupacabra), the Bermuda Triangle, and more… Ms. Locklear
23 Broadcast video production If you would like to learn how the morning broadcast works behind cameras, this is a great opportunity for you! 5th Grade Only Ms. Rodriguez
24 Lights, Camera, Action!Ms. Dauzat Do you like to read? Do you like to perform? You can do both in this fun class! Come enjoy Reader’s Theater and learn how to be a student actor.
25 Interesting Insects! • What will we do? • Run around outside and collect bugs! • Observe and preserve them. • Classify them. • Create a display! • HAVE FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!! Join Mrs. Frankhouser to collect and observe all kinds of fascinating insects! If you like science fiction, try science fact!
26 Animal Lovers’ Cluster Do you have an interest in learning about all different kinds of animals? Come join this cluster to learn about animal habitats and behaviors. Ms. Urueta
27 Like Percy Jackson? Want to know more? Come join the Ancient Cultures cluster to learn about Greek and Roman gods and their myths! See Ms. Edelen for more info
28 Learn the ancient art of Origami Learn where and when this art form originated Make your own original holiday gifts for friends and family Learn some basic Japanese phrases Would you like to learn how to Fold paper into animals, flowers, boxes and other fun objects? Ms. Becker
29 Photostory Presented by: Mrs. Rodriguez allows users to create a visual story (show and tell presentation) The software allows adding narration, effects, transitions and background music to create a Windows Media Video.
30 Craft Sticks Challenge Students will create a different project each week using a specific number of wood craft sticks. Because students will have a limited number of sticks to work with, they will have to use their ingenuity skills to make their projects work according to their plan. with Mrs. Ramirez
31 Perspective Drawing Are your drawings looking a little flat? Learn how to draw in 3D. Room 205 – Ms. Payan
32 ECO KIDZ CompostingRoom 206 – Mrs. Kramer What is composting? (The “How-To”) What can be composted? Begin composting at LTE
33 FOCUS ON FASHIONwith Mrs. Demco What will I do: travel the 20th century through the interesting world of fashion look at different trends of each era and create similar clothing create a portfolio with fashion designs create original fashion designs
34 Room 204 - Mrs. Dodson Just Bead It!Learn To Bead In Beadwork 101 Let your creativity flow! Make necklaces, bracelets, hairpins, and more.
35 Have you ever wanted to play scrabble? Do you love the sound of words? If so Scrabble Mania is the place for you! • Students will learn how to play scrabble, as well as boost their word awareness and vocabulary. • No experience required! • If you are looking to have a great time, and you love using and playing with words; this is the place for you! Miss Reiter 4th Grade Teacher Scrabble Mania!
36 Games Galore! Learn and enjoy board games, cards, Jax and more!
37 Girls Running Group With Mrs. Sherrer We will: Focus on endurance Running Training Exercises Build Friendships Motivate each other Have Fun!
38 Mexican Folk Art Mrs. Miller-Kopp Let’s Explore the Native Art of Mexico! Let’s create some great treasures And teach other about the folk Art Of Mexico!
39 Puppetryw Ms. Howell We will be creating various types of puppets. At the end of the class, we will present a puppet show.
Directions • When your class is called you will come to the gym doors • Get a clipboard • Walk through the hall and write down your 5 favorite choices…remember you may not get your top pick! • Turn in your sheet to the person at the door • Return to your seat and wait quietly!