Classes (K-8)

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  • January 14, 2016

    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, January 14 - March 17
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • January 14, 2016

    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, January 14 - March 17
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
  • January 12, 2016

    Upper Elementary Reading

    With Sarah Bentley *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) reading comprehension. Students will play games that help to boost their readi...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, January 12 - March 15
    • Time:
      4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • January 12, 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:
          Tuesdays, January 12 - March 15
    • Time:
      5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
  • January 13, 2016

    Outstanding Writers League

    With Lela Chaffin *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, an...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, January 13 - March 16
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • January 21, 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, January 21 - March 17
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • February 29, 2016

    Making Your Own Comics

    With Stephen Moore. Grades 6-8 Do you like comics, Manga, and cartoons? We will learn the art of storyboarding and paneling, turning our ideas and words into pictures and drawings. We will create our own stories, with characters and environments, and eventually turn them into our own short comic strip. Don’t worry if you don’t draw often! This isn’t a drawing class - it’s a class about putting ideas onto paper in image form. Register Now for Making Your Own Comics

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Mondays, February 29 - March 21
    • Time:
      5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      $5
  • February 27, 2016

    LEGO® & Books: Wheels in Motion

    With Tracy Morris. Grades K-2 Put on your fire fighter helmets! With sirens blaring and lights flashing, this fire engine is coming in fast! Join us to build a fire engine out of LEGO® Bricks and then we will learn about and build our own locomotive. Do you know the difference between a train and a locomotive? Join us and find out! Register Now for LEGO® & Books: Wheels in Motion

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, February 27
    • Time:
      10:00 am - Noon
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      $10
  • April 23, 2016

    LEGO® & Books: Ticket to Ride

    With Tracy Morris. Grades K-2 Delve into the history and mechanics of favorite amusement park rides in this imaginative class. Students will construct a Tilt a Whirl and Merry Go Round and learn a little about physics to give students an understanding of the physical forces they experience every day. Register Now for LEGO® & Books: Ticket to Ride

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, April 23
    • Time:
      10:00 am - Noon
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
      United States