Classes (K-8)

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  • June 16, 2016

    Lower Elementary Reading

    With Martha Crumbie *Grades K-2 This class is designed to teach your child the foundational skills, concepts and strategies that are essential components of decoding, fluency and comprehension — all of which make for good reading. A participatory and interactive approach is the basis for instruction in this hands-on class. Funded by the Blue Grass Community Foundation. Register Now for Lower Elementary Reading  

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, June 16 - July 28
    • Time:
      4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • June 16, 2016

    Lower Elementary Math

    With Martha Crumbie *Grades K-2 The class is structured to provide your child with strategies, skills, and concepts that are the building blocks for higher level and more complex math, through a hands-on, active, and engaging approach. Register Now for Lower Elementary Math  

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, June 16 - July 28
    • Time:
      5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
  • June 15, 2016

    Lower Elementary Writing

    With Alyssa Molden *Grades K-2 This hands-on class will help you develop writing skills through activities designed to make writing more colorful and engaging. Writing types include narratives, poetry, letters, and more. Funded by Blue Grass Community Foundation. Register Now for Lower Elementary Writing

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, June 15 - July 27
    • Time:
      5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
  • June 14, 2016

    Upper Elementary Reading

    With Kathy Cleary *Grades 3-5 This class will focus on two main goals: (1) phonemic awareness and sight word practice [alphabet, letter sounds, rhyming, blending], and (2) reading comprehension. Students will play games that help to boost their reading skills and engage in activities and crafts that demonstrate their reading comprehension. Funded by the Blue Grass Community Foundation. Register Now for Upper Elementary Reading

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, June 14 - July 26
    • Time:
      3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • June 13, 2016

    Upper Elementary Math

    With Elise Mandel *Grades 3-5 Work and play together! This class uses games and cooperative activities to introduce and reinforce math skills such as addition, subtraction, logic, multiplication, division, fractions, and more. Handouts provided and some homework help will be available. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend! Register Now for Upper Elementary Math

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
    • Meets On:
          Mondays, June 13 - July 25
    • Time:
      4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
    • Addl Info:
         

      No Class July 4

  • June 15, 2016

    Outstanding Writers League

    With Carol Johnston *Grades 3-5 In the Outstanding Writers League (O.W.L.), you’ll hone your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how fun writing can be as we write blogs, book and movie reviews, comic strips, and more. Funded by the Blue Grass Community Foundation. Register Now for Outstanding Writers League  

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, June 15 - July 27
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • June 16, 2016

    Spanish for Kids

    With Jackie Arakaki *Grades 1-5 ¡Hola! Join us for this fun, hands-on workshop for kids. You’ll learn the basics of the Spanish language from a native Spanish speaker through fun games, crafts, songs, activities, and more! Register Now for Spanish for Kids

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, June 16 - July 28
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • June 20, 2016

    Jabberwocky & Other Wacky Words: Creating Your Own Language

    With Carole Johnston *Grades 3-5 Let’s slay the “Frumious Bandersnatch” with our imaginations and some crayons. This class will take us on some strange adventures. The only way to be heroes will be to make up our own words, use them to act out stories and write them down. Register Now for Jabberwocky & Other Wacky Words: Creating Your Own Language  

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
    • Time:
      1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $5
    • Addl Info:
         

      Monday, June 20-Thursday, June 23 (4 days)

  • June 20, 2016

    Super Hero Words

    With Carole Johnston *Grades 4-6 In this class, we will create our own super heroes and write stories about them. We will look at spectacular comic book words (KAPOW-SHAZAAM) and find powerful synonyms for ordinary words. Have fun learning super hero words and appreciate the power of language for the rest of your life! Register Now for Super Hero Words  

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Time:
      1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      $5
    • Addl Info:
         

      Monday, June 27-Thursday, June 30 (4 days)

  • June 13, 2016

    Middle School Reading & Book Club

    With Kellie Payne. Grades 6-8 Is your middle schooler struggling with reading? In this fun and hands-on class, we’ll work on reading fluency and comprehension techniques with the help of engaging, approachable books. This class will help your student gain and maintain momentum over the summer and carry reading skills into the upcoming school year Is your middle schooler struggling with reading? In this fun and hands-on class, we’ll work on reading fluency and comprehension techniques with the help of engaging, approachable books. This class will he...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Mondays, June 13 - July 25
    • Time:
      5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE