Classes

Friday Classes

HEART Academy offers classes for home schooled students from 3rd-12th grade. Home school classes meet each Friday beginning in September and end in that last Friday of May. HEART classes do not meet during the month of December after Thanksgiving for 6 weeks.

Classes are categorized by the following divisions:

  • Lower Academy : classes for students in grades 3-6.
  • Upper Academy : classes for students in grades 7-12.
  • Upper & Lower Academy : classes for students in grades 3-12.

However, home school classes can be available to students outside these ranges based on your assessment of his or her readiness and skill aptitude for a class.

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  • Instructor:
  • Terri Kit, [email protected]
  • Class Period:
  • 4
  • Class Level:
  • Lower Academy
  • American Sign Language (Younger)

  • Course Description: ASL1La, will build on vocabulary and grammar skill along with working on expressive and receptive conversational skills. Some Deaf culture and Deaf community information will be studied. The use of modeling, conversation, and classroom activities will be expected. This course is for 2-6 grade students. Older students may attend at the discretion of the teacher.

    Class Expectations: Attendance and punctuality are extremely important. Students need to keep their phones, iPads, tablets, computer, and other media devices tucked away. This is a visual class. Students should be able to be attentive and participate in the conversations and activities to the best of their abilities.

    Assessment: Parents involvement in discussion and evaluation of students’ work will occur from time to time and is a priority to keep the class in sync.

    Workload: Homework will be assigned almost weekly to help strengthen their conversation foundation in ASL. How did the group  feel about the lab? Periodic quizzes with be given including fingerspelling, vocabulary and grammar.

    Grading/Assessment: Each student will be evaluated based on their participation, quizzes and the described assignments stated above.

    Curriculum: Signing Naturally Student Workbook Units 1-12, Smith, Lentz, and Mikos, 2008

    https://www.dawnsign.com/series/details/signing-naturally-units-1-6

  • American Sign Language (Younger)

  • Instructor:
  • Terri Kit, [email protected]
  • Class Level:
  • Lower Academy
  • Class Period:
  • 4
  • Course Description: ASL1La, will build on vocabulary and grammar skill along with working on expressive and receptive conversational skills. Some Deaf culture and Deaf community information will be studied. The use of modeling, conversation, and classroom activities will be expected. This course is for 2-6 grade students. Older students may attend at the discretion of the teacher.

    Class Expectations: Attendance and punctuality are extremely important. Students need to keep their phones, iPads, tablets, computer, and other media devices tucked away. This is a visual class. Students should be able to be attentive and participate in the conversations and activities to the best of their abilities.

    Assessment: Parents involvement in discussion and evaluation of students’ work will occur from time to time and is a priority to keep the class in sync.

    Workload: Homework will be assigned almost weekly to help strengthen their conversation foundation in ASL. How did the group  feel about the lab? Periodic quizzes with be given including fingerspelling, vocabulary and grammar.

    Grading/Assessment: Each student will be evaluated based on their participation, quizzes and the described assignments stated above.

    Curriculum: Signing Naturally Student Workbook Units 1-12, Smith, Lentz, and Mikos, 2008

    https://www.dawnsign.com/series/details/signing-naturally-units-1-6

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