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Elementary

grades 3-5

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This fun drawing club is for grades 4+. There are 2 different 7 week sessions. Each will include a new project every week. Directions will be provided, but there will be plenty of room for each artist to customize their work. Students may use whatever coloring supplies they like. Markers, Crayons and Colored pencils would all work. They can even combine them to make mixed media. The only required supplies are drawing paper, pencil, eraser and ruler.
Meetings:
All meeting are from 1:30 - 2:15 eastern on Thursday. 
  • Session #1: May 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6,13, 20
  • ​Session #2: July 11,18,25 August 1,8,15, 22

Registration:
The club fee is $30 for each session (7 meetings). You are welcome to register for one or both sessions. The projects will be different each week. This is a casual club and because each week is a complete project there is no problem if students miss a week or two. The PowerPoint will be posted in the classroom for them to do on their own time. You can register by emailing Cindy at cindysclass@lumpkinfamily.net or using the "Get in Touch" form on the home page. Club limited to 6-14 students. Registration deadline for session #1 is May 1 and for session #2 it is July 3.

Fall Classes

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In this 2 semester class students will read and discuss 6 elementary books that star animal characters, complete a short story unit, and learn all about 6 story elements. The class uses fun activities and games related to the books to introduce the study of literature. There will be no grades given but each student is expected to keep up on weekly reading and writing, and come to class ready to participate.
Classes:
This class meets on Tuesdays from 2:30 - 3:15 eastern. There will be 26 classes altogether, 13 each semester. Fall Dates are: Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24 Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29 Nov. 5, 12, 19 Dec. 3, 10. There is no class on Oct. 8 (Fall Break) or Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving Break). Spring Dates are: Jan. 14, 21, 28 Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 Mar. 4, 18, 25 Apr. 1, 8, 15. There is no class on Mar. 11 (Spring Break).
 
Required Books: 
  1. The one and only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
  2. Charlotte’s Web by EB White
  3. The Cricket in Time Square by George Selden
  4. Socks by Beverly Cleary
  5. The Trumpet of the Swan by EB White
  6. Babe the Gallant Pig by Mary LeCompte
Registration:
The class fee is $100 for the year (all 26 classes) You can register by emailing Cindy at cindysclass@lumpkinfamily.net or using the "Get in Touch" form on the home page. Class is limited to 6-10 students. Please register and pay by Aug. 19.
This is a 2 semester class for young artists. In it students will will learn new techniques for using colored pencils and explore a new contemporary artist each week as they make an animal illustration.  Instruction will be given for each project, but there will be an opportunity for each student to make artistic choices to customize their art. Some artists studied include: Laurel Birch, Kate Green, Scott Partridge, and Kent Paulette.
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Grades are not given in this class. Most work will be completed in class, but students will be asked to bring completed work to share during the next the class period. All learners will be encouraged to improve their technique from whatever starting ability they have.
Classes:
This class meets on Mondays from 2:30 - 3:20 eastern. There are 22 classes. Dates are: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 Oct. 14, 21, 28 Nov. 4, 11, 18 Dec. 2. There is no class on Oct. 7 (Fall Break) or Nov. 25 (Thanksgiving Break). Spring Dates are: Jan. 13, 20, 27 Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 Mar. 3, 17, 24, 31. There is no class on Mar. 10 (Spring Break).
 
Needed Supplies: 
  • A set of at least 24 Crayola or Prismacolor Scholar colored pencils
  • Light-weight white card stock or smooth mixed media paper (65-90#)
  • Pencil, good eraser, and sharpener
Registration:
The class fee is $85 for the year. (22 classes) You can register by emailing Cindy at cindysclass@lumpkinfamily.net or using the "Get in Touch" form on the home page. Class is limited to 6-12 students. Please register and pay by Aug. 19.
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