Classes (K-8)

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  • September 12, 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
    • Time:
      4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
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      Mondays, September 12 – November 14

  • September 12, 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
    • Time:
      5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
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      Mondays, September 12 – November 14

  • September 15, 2016

    Lower Elementary Writing

    With Lametta Isaacs *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
    • Time:
      5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
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      Thursdays, September 15 – November 17

  • September 12, 2016

    Upper Elementary Reading

    With Yvette Relford *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
    • Time:
      3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
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      Mondays, September 12 – November 14

  • September 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
    • Time:
      4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE
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      Tuesdays, September 13 – November 15

  • September 12, 2016

    Middle School Reading & Book Club

    With Yvette Relford *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 ...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Time:
      4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE
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      Mondays, September 12 – November 14

  • September 14, 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 stories, poems, blogs, comic strips, and more. Funded by the Blue Grass Community Foundation. Register Now for Outstanding Writers League  

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Time:
      5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      Wednesdays, September 14 – November 2

  • September 22, 2016

    Spanish for Kids

    With Sandra Martinez *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
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      Thursdays, September 22 – November 17 (no class October 13)

  • October 3, 2016

    Math Training for Tutors & Parents

    With Becky Williams. Dinner will be provided. Registration is required. Does this “new math” confuse you? Are you having trouble helping your child with math homework? Come to this training! Becky Williams, a veteran teacher at Wilmore Elementary will be here to explain some of the new concepts. The same training will be offered twice, so you only need to come to one evening.  

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE
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      Monday, October 3 OR Wednesday, October 5 (choose one) 6:00-7:15 pm

      Register for Monday, Oct. 3, 6:00-7:15 pm.  OR  Register for Wednesday, Oct. 5, 6:00-7:15 pm

  • November 2, 2016

    Calligraphy & Handwriting for Kids

    With Elise Mandel *Grades 2-5 Would you like to improve your handwriting or learn some beautiful lettering techniques? Whether your homework is hard to read or you just love doodling with words and letters, you will learn many cool new ideas in this fun class! Register Now for Calligraphy & Handwriting for Kids

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Time:
      6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $5
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      Wednesdays, November 2 – 16