Classes (K-8)

  • June 16, 2014

    Upper Elementary Reading (summer)

    With Kirsten Jaworski *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) comprehension of stories read aloud. Students will play games that help to boost their reading skills and engage in activities and crafts that demonstrate their reading comprehension. Funded by Blue Grass Community Foundation.

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Mondays, June 16 - July 28
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • June 17, 2014

    Outstanding Writers League (summer)

    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 Blue Grass Community Foundation.  

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, June 17 - July 22
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • June 18, 2014

    Spanish for Kids

    With Jackie Garrido *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!

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, June 18 - July 30
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • June 18, 2014

    Lower Elementary Math (summer)

    With Rachel Urs *Grades 1-3* In this class, students will investigate place value and number patterns to enhance their number sense. They will review addition and subtraction strategies, as well as be exposed to beginning multiplication and division. Classes will emphasize fun, hands-on activities designed to develop mathematical thinking. Content may vary depending on the needs of the students.

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, June 18 - July 30
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • June 18, 2014

    Upper Elementary Math (summer)

    With Rachel Urs *Grades 4-5* In this class, students will review addition and subtraction of 3-digit and 4-digit numbers, double-digit multiplication, and long division in a way that will enhance student number sense. We will also make equivalent fractions, simplify fractions, factor, and find multiples. Students will take part in fun, hands-on activities that will make them better mathematicians. Content may vary depending on the needs of the students.

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, June 18 - July 30
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • June 23, 2014

    Talking Hands: Intro to American Sign Language (ASL)

    With Beth Wyatt *Grades K-3 (parents/guardians are welcome, too)* Learn how to talk with your hands! This class will be packed full of art, songs, and fun. We’ll learn over 250 signs, and even some Spanish words! Learning guide and instructional DVD included in the cost of the class.

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Mondays, June 23 - July 28
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      $40
  • June 28, 2014

    Lower Elementary Reading: Authors & Art

    With Rochelle Harp Grades K-2 Join us this summer as we celebrate reading with special guest authors! Each month, students will spend time with published authors who will read and discuss their children’s book. Students will engage in a fun workshop that includes reading, writing, and art. A healthy lunch will be provided in each class, and all registered students in attendance will receive an autographed copy of the book to take home with them! Guest authors include Marcia Thornton Jones (The Bailey School Kids series) and Leigh Anne Florence (Woody, The...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturdays, June 28 - August 30
    • Time:
      10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      This class meets on Saturdays, June 28, July 26, & August 30, 10:00 am-1:30 pm.

  • August 9, 2014

    Back to School Brain Power

    With Elise Mandel *Grades 3-6* Let’s start pumping up your brain power before heading back to school next week! We’ll warm up the brain with vocabulary builders, magic number games, and organizational and study skills that will help you breeze through the upcoming school year.

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, August 9
    • Time:
      10:00 am - Noon
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      $5