East Side – Detroit Homeschool  Classes

We are overjoyed to announce our new campus in the East Side – Detroit area. To celebrate, we are offering everyone the opportunity to join us for a Free* 6-week half-day program!

This campus is hosted by Grace Community Community Church at 21001 Moross Rd, Detroit, MI 48236. Classes will be held on Mondays from 10am – 1:30, starting March 5. Our class offerings include Kindergarten through Grade 12.

*A $15 per student deposit is required for the six-week program. This $15 will be applied as a credit towards Fall 2108 registration.

East Side – Detroit Homeschool Class Dates

March 5, 12 and 19

April: 9, 16, 23

NO CLASSES: March 26 and April 2

East Side – Detroit Homeschool Class Schedule


Note: Registration for Early Elementary FUNdamentals must include both morning and afternoon. These are not two separate classes.

10:00 – 11:30      Grades K – 1      (Hartman) Early Elementary FUNdamentals
10:00 – 11:30      Grades 1 – 5      (Foster) STEM Fun
10:00 – 11:30      Grades 1 – 5      (Kearney) Arctic Adventure
10:00 – 11:30      Grades 4 – 8      (Cleland) We Love Michigan
10:00 – 11:30      Grades 4 – 8      (Wood) Music and Movement
10:00 – 11:30      Grades 7 – 12      (Conner) Drawing and Sketching
10:00 – 11:30      Grades 7 – 12      (Powilson) Story Theory
11:30 – 12:00 Lunch (all)
 12:00 – 1:30      Grades K-1       (Hartman) Early Elementary FUNdamentals
12:00 – 1:30      Grades 1 – 5      (Cleland) We Love Michigan
12:00 – 1:30      Grades 1 – 5      (Wood) Music and Movement
12:00 – 1:30      Grades 4 – 8      (Foster) STEM Fun!
12:00 – 1:30      Grades 4 – 8      (Kearney) Island Survival Adventure
12:00 – 1:30      Grades 7 – 12      (Conner) Cartooning
12:00 – 1:30      Grades 7 – 12      (Powilson) Improv Acting

Note: Study Hall is not offered this session. All students must be in a class.

East Side – Detroit Homeschool Class Descriptions

(Hartman) Early Elem. FUNdamentals (10:00 – 1:30)

Welcome to K-1 Learning Enrichment Fun! This is where it all begins. Teacher-directed learning, paired with developmentally suitable curriculum, will help lay a strong foundation for future academic success. Class time will be dedicated to language and literacy studies, science exploration, art, and math. Creative approaches will be used to teach the basics. Numbers, counting, addition, subtraction, sorting, shapes, colors, measuring and learning about time. Plants, animals, weather, seasons, and grade appropriate experiments. Letters, sounds, sight word recognition, writing, and reading. Students will participate in activities that promote social and emotional development, fosters a positive self-image, encourages physical and motor skill development, and advances the overall health and well-being of the child. Students will be tested at the beginning and end of each semester.

(Foster) STEM Fun
Children will engage in fun, hands-on activities in science, technology,
engineering and math. Weekly challenges will involve inquiry,
brainstorming, problem solving, measuring and building.

(Kearney) Arctic Adventure
This project-based class takes elements of research, writing, reading, science, math, and social studies to learn about the Arctic region. Students will learn about animals, climate, and geography then finish by completing mini-projects.

(Cleland) We Love Michigan
Grades 1-5
We will explore many facets of life in the state we live in! The focus will be on Michigan state
facts and symbols, our four distinct seasons, our lakes and lighthouses, and Michigan’s
industries, such as Michigan products and tourism. Students will read books, play games, study
maps, and create flip books to highlight all the things they learned about our wonderful state.

Grades 4-8
This class will focus on Michigan’s natural resources, government, history, and economy.
Students will learn about the tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, service, and research
industries in Michigan. They will also cover main areas of Michigan’s government and history.
Students will create projects like newsletters and advertisements designed to showcase what
makes Michigan unique.

(Wood) Music and Movement
Sing, Tap, Clap, Dance and Stretch through music and movement. This class will be a fun, action-packed program that focuses on breath, sounds, singing, different forms of dance and stretching. We will connect our bodies through song and connect to our breathing. We will create rhythms together, and learn how rhythm translates into basic note reading.

(Conner) Drawing and Sketching
Students will learn the fundamentals of drawing while working on new skills such as shading, proportions, shape etc. They will also learn the basics of sketching, rough drafts, and thumbnail sketches.

(Powilson) Story Theory
Create better stories faster by learning how a story works, how to create believable characters, how to identify and use the strengths and weaknesses of any story medium, and more! We’ll be developing stories in-class and out-of-class in various media, ranging from the familiar (books, video, songs) to the niche (dramatized audiobooks, kinetic novels, interactive fiction). Requires computer at home. A laptop in-class is preferred but not required. All experience levels welcome!

(Kearney) Island Survival Adventure
This project based learning class integrates elements of science, ELA, and social studies into a student-centered adventure that combines imagination, creativity, and problem solving skills as they try and survive mysteriously arriving on an island.

(Conner) Cartooning
Students will learn the basics of cartooning such as style, exaggeration, proportions etc. They will also learn about inking and coloring their pieces.

(Powilson) Improv Acting
We’ll be focusing on our skills of thinking on our feet, being in the moment, and keeping a story moving. We’ll do mostly theatrical improv, with dashes of video improv and other forms of improv too. Open to all skill levels!

Register for East Side – Detroit Homeschool Classes

Space is limited. Registration closes on February 25, 2018.

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