Homeschool Southaven

Homeschool Southaven

Our Fall 2019 Line up! Starting Thursday August 8th at 1:00 P.M.

Class 1: Home School P.E.

1:00 – 2:00 P.M.

Taught by Chris Neiswonger JD, MA and several helpers.

Stretching out, exercise and sports for kids of all ages with a focus this semester on Volleyball and Soccer, team work and team coordination, playing positions, drills and accuracy. Aerobics and Anaerobic activity. We have a veteran Army trainer that will be coming in to help with calisthenics in a fun and helpful way.

Class 2: “Five in a Row”

2:00 – 3:00 P.M.

Taught by Deni Neiswonger BA, MA, JD

Five in a Row ( Volume 3) is a unit study designed for 1-3rd graders. The course uses well-crafted simple books/stories that open the way to teach a geography lesson, science, social skills and a character development lesson.  We will have fun adventures as we read and study a new book each week. 

Class 3: Language Arts  K5 – 3rd grade

3:00 – 4:00 P.M.

Taught by Terri Webb

Our focus this semester in Language Arts will be learning and developing our skills as critical thinkers, readers, writers, speakers, and listeners.

Class 4: Pre-Algebra concepts and applications

2:00 – 3:00 P.M.

Taught by Chris Neiswonger

Real Numbers, Equations, Polynomials, Linear and Multi-step linear equations, and Word problem applications in a low stress, explanatory environment.

Class 5: Creative Reading and Creating Writing:

3:00 – 3:30 P.M.

Taught by Chris Neiswonger

Using Anne of Green Gables, Little House on the Prairie, Dr Seuss, The Hobbit, and one C.S. Lewis book, we read, reconsider and write to learn to do such well.

Class 6: World History and World Geography

3:30 – 4:00 P.M.

Taught by Chris Neiswonger

Learn about interesting things that happened in some interesting places in the world. Such as where did World War One happen and who were the famous figures? World War II? The famous places and figures of the American Revolution. Where is Greece and why were those people important? What about Rome? Where is Jerusalem and why is it so famous? Can you find Africa and the other continents on a globe?

Class 7: A Young Persons Introduction to Law:

4:00 – 5:00 P.M.

Taught by Jessica Cox, JD

 We will discuss what law is, basic structure of our government; executive, legislative and judicial branches, the difference in criminal and civil law;  then break civil law down further into torts, contracts, property law. We will look at the IRAC method,  and do a simple “mock trial”, to show how a courtroom might be set up.