Classes (K-8)

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  • September 17, 2015

    Lower Elementary Reading

    With Sharron Brown *Grades K-2 PrintThis 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 Commun...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, September 17 - November 19
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • September 17, 2015

    Lower Elementary Math

    With Sharron Brown *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, September 17 - November 19
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
  • September 17, 2015

    Upper Elementary Reading

    With Lindy Massey *Grades 3-5 PrintThis class will focus on two main goals: (1) phonemic awareness and sight word practice [alphabet, letter sounds, rhyming, blending], and (2) comprehension of stories read aloud. Students will play games that help to boos...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, September 17 - November 19
    • Time:
      4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • September 15, 2015

    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:
          Tuesdays, September 15 - November 24
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
  • September 16, 2015

    Outstanding Writers League

    With Shelby Auxier *Grades 3-5 Print 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, a...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, September 16 - November 4
    • Time:
      5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • September 19, 2015

    LEGO® & Books: Froggy Plays Soccer

    With Tracy Morris. *Grades K-5 Join Bricks 4 Kidz for story time and building your own frog and soccer game using LEGO® Bricks! Each class is structured to include a story, lessons on the models, building with our unique project kits and instructions, craft, and creative play time! This month features Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London. Register Now for LEGO® & Books: Froggy Plays Soccer

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, September 19
    • Time:
      10:00 am - Noon
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      $10
  • October 24, 2015

    LEGO® & Books: The Littlest Pumpkin

    With Tracy Morris. *Grades K-5 Join Bricks 4 Kidz for story time and building your own version of fun fall-themed models using LEGO® Bricks! Each class is structured to include a story, lessons on the models, building with our unique project kits and instructions, craft, and creative play time! This month features The Littlest Pumpkin by R. A. Herman. Register Now for LEGO & Books:The Littlest Pumpkin

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, October 24
    • Time:
      10:00 am - Noon
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      $10
  • October 5, 2015

    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
    • Meets On:
          Mondays, October 5 - November 9
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      $10
  • September 17, 2015

    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, September 17 - November 5
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE