Summer Programs

Summer Programs2020-11-13T07:30:35-08:00

Global Citizens Online 2020

Global Citizens Online 2020 is designed to help students strengthen learning, regain academic ground and confidence, and enjoy the most benefit of eChinese Immersion!

HOW:

  • Enhance and reinforce key content of Chinese Language Arts curriculum taught during the school year to overcome the “COVID slide”
  • Solidify knowledge learned this year through fun, meaningful, and useful activities to prepare for the year ahead
  • Courses offered by mostly HCCS teachers who combine their mastery of curriculum and renewed experience of online immersion teaching that allow differentiated instructions to meet students where they are
  • Small class size puts focus on connection, engagement, learning, and sharing
  • Enrichment Galore – expand learning through an array of enrichment offerings such as Debate, Drawing, Food Writing, Let’s Go Workout, Kiddo Yoga, Movie Critique, Lettering, Reader’s Theater, Short Story Club, and Speech (many classes are available for the middle schoolers!)

WHEN:

  • 5 weeks from 6/29-7/31
  • Flexible weekly enrollment

WHAT:

  • Chinese Language Arts
    • Meet 3 times a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
    • Available at 9:00-9:45 a.m., 10:00-10:45 a.m., and 11:00-11:45 a.m.
    • For students in K – 5th grade level (in 2019-20 school year)
    • Limit enrollment to 6 per class
    • $60/week (week 1: $40)
    • Class overview
      • Week 1, 6/29 – 7/2
        • CLA K – Weekly Theme: Become your best self
          Learning Content: activities, hobbies, family members, pets, body parts
        • CLA 1 – Weekly theme: My day at home
          Learning Content: time, daily routine
        • CLA 2 – Weekly Theme: I am a big boy/girl now
          Learning Content: measurement words, appearance, clothing, sizes, preference
        • CLA 3 – Weekly Theme: My family and friends
          Learning Content: appearance, characteristics, specialties
        • CLA 4 – Weekly Theme: Love and appreciate each other
          Learning Content: appreciate and help others
        • CLA 5 – Weekly Theme: Give Love
          Learning Content: Use Imagination to tell a story based on a given picture. Give opinions on what is seen in a picture
      • Week 2, 7/6 -7/10
        • CLA K – Weekly Theme: Little shopper
          Learning Content: food, fruit, colors, clothing, school supply
        • CLA 1 – Weekly theme: I’m a Health Helper
          Learning Content: health habits, body parts
        • CLA 2 – Weekly Theme: The Holiday Creator
          Learning Content: important holidays, customs, celebration, food, words
        • CLA 3 – Weekly Theme: Care about each other
          Learning Content: write a note, plan a weekend
        • CLA 4 – Weekly Theme: My Wonderful Life
          Learning Content: weekly journal
        • CLA 5 – Weekly Theme: Little Nutritionist
          Learning Content: Survey friends to check whether they have a healthy lifestyle. Promote healthy lifestyle to your community
      • Week 3, 7/13 – 7/17
        • CLA K – Weekly Theme: I’m a Weatherman
          Learning Content: weather, nature, numbers, dates (week, month), time
        • CLA 1 – Weekly theme: This is my friend
          Learning Content: introducing people
        • CLA 2 – Weekly Theme: Let’s be the Zoo Keepers
          Learning Content: animals, habitat and life cycle
        • CLA 3 – Weekly Theme: The animals
          Learning Content: animal daily activities, characteristics, appearance
        • CLA 4 – Weekly Theme: Exploring world knowledge
          Learning Content: cooking methods and food menu
        • CLA 5 – Weekly Theme: Become a Global Citizen
          Learning Content: Compare your own culture with a different culture
      • Week 4, 7/20 – 7/24
        • CLA K – Weekly Theme: Amazing adventure
          Learning Content: countries & transportations
        • CLA 1 – Weekly theme: Clean with me!
          Learning Content: furniture, position words
        • CLA 2 – Weekly Theme:Oregon fun!
          Learning Content: outdoor activities and lifestyle
        • CLA 3 – Weekly Theme: Let’s keep it clean!
          Learning Content: protect environment
        • CLA 4 – Weekly Theme: Be a problem solver
          Learning Content: online research in Chinese
        • CLA 5 – Weekly Theme: Event coordinator
          Learning Content: Plan a culture event
      • Week 5, 7/27 – 7/31
        • CLA K – Weekly Theme: Little designers
          Learning Content: clothing, shape, pattern, house layout & direction
        • CLA 1 – Weekly theme: I love my school
          Learning Content: mapping, school layout, classroom names
        • CLA 2 – Weekly Theme: Fly into the world
          Learning Content: travel, dreams and contemporary poems
        • CLA 3 – Weekly Theme: Travel stories
          Learning Content: introduce a country/city
        • CLA 4 – Weekly Theme: Journey to the West
          Learning Content: create a comic story book
        • CLA 5 – Weekly Theme: Reading workshop
          Learning Content: Share thoughts and detail information in readings
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  • Enrichment
    • Meet 2 times a week on Tuesday and Thursday
    • $30/week
    • Class overview
      • Week 1, 6/29 – 7/2
        • Kiddo Yoga – 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Ages 4-6
          Mind-body connection…together…in kiddos’ way. Create moments of calm, loving energy, and laughter through music and movement. Yoga mat optional if floor is carpeted. Class taught by Certified Yoga Practitioner Michelle Yang with 15 years of yoga practice and Om.
        • Speech – Impromptu Speaking – 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Grade 3-8
          Have you ever felt at a loss for words, and you could whip up ideas out of thin air? Sometimes, in high stress situations, it is difficult to come up with coherent words to speak, but this class will equip you with the tools to do just that! It will teach you to navigate topics of conversation all ON THE SPOT, and challenge your ability to communicate it in a clear and concise manner
        • Drawing – Perspective 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Grade 3-8
          Is 2D rt your go to? Dimensions are difficult to draw out on a flat surface, but with this class, we will go over the basic fundamentals of perspective drawing, and how to (literally and figuratively) make your art POP! Even with just a couple quick sessions, we will teach you some quick tips and tricks to improve and give more depth to your drawings!
        • Let’s Get Moving 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Grade K-5

          Come move your body with Coach Roche. There will be fun ways to wiggle, get stronger, more flexible, while learning important forms for sprinting, jumping, throwing and catching. Coach Roche will incorporate some yoga, along with common sports drills to entertain your children through the whole movement class.

      • Week 2, 7/6 – 7/10
        • Kiddo Yoga 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Ages 4-6
          Mind-body connection, together, in kiddos’ way. Create moments of calm, loving energy, and laughter through music and movement. Yoga mat optional if floor is carpeted. Class taught by Michelle Yang, a Certified Yoga Practitioner, with 15 years of yoga practice and Om.
        • Speech Radio 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Grade 3-8
          Learning how to sell yourself is important! Letting others know that you are confident in yourself and the product that you may be selling is invaluable for the future. In this class, you will create a product, however absurd, and try to sell it to a panel using a combination of fact and fancy. Inform us, but even more importantly, entertain us!
        • Movie Critique 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Grade 3-8
          Has your inner critic been dying to manifest itself? Together, we will choose a movie to watch and review, and we will learn how different styles and history affected the message that the movie was trying to share. Then, we will talk about how good movies are made!
        • Let’s Get Moving 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Grade K-5

          Come move your body with Coach Roche. There will be fun ways to wiggle, get stronger, more flexible, while learning important forms for sprinting, jumping, throwing and catching. Coach Roche will incorporate some yoga, along with common sports drills to entertain your children through the whole movement class..

      • Week 3, 7/13 – 7/17
        • Kiddo Yoga – 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Ages 4-6
          Mind-body connection, together, in kiddos’ way. Create moments of calm, loving energy, and laughter through music and movement. Yoga mat optional if floor is carpeted. Class taught by Michelle Yang, a Certified Yoga Practitioner, with 15 years of yoga practice and Om.
        • Debate – Public Forum 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Grade 3-8
          Learning to argue is really about learning and listening. However, the tools to present a solid case is always extremely important when it comes to demonstrating that you know about a topic. Together, we will learn the techniques of a Public Forum debate, including how to collect data, speak and present ideas clearly, as well as how to ask meaningful questions.Sign up if you’ve always wanted to learn how to win an argument!
        • Short Story Club 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Grade 3-8
          Book clubs are a popular pastime, and we are going to replicate a simpler and shorter version of that with our Short Story Club! Instead of a whole book, we will select a short story, and then discuss it from various perspectives. From historical, authorial, philosophical, etc. we will learn how authors took what was going on in their world and incorporated it into THEIR writing to make it their own!
        • Let’s Get Moving 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Grade K-5

          Come move your body with Coach Roche. There will be fun ways to wiggle, get stronger, more flexible, while learning important forms for sprinting, jumping, throwing and catching. Coach Roche will incorporate some yoga, along with common sports drills to entertain your children through the whole movement class.

      • Week 4, 7/20 – 7/24
        • Kiddo Yoga – 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Ages 4-6
          Mind-body connection, together, in kiddos’ way. Create moments of calm, loving energy, and laughter through music and movement. Yoga mat optional if floor is carpeted. Class taught by Michelle Yang, a Certified Yoga Practitioner, with 15 years of yoga practice and Om.
        • Debate – Congressional 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Grade 3-8
          Ever wondered how a bill becomes law? Live it out in a real-world scenario by becoming mini-senators and representatives! You will come up with a bill, and, using Congressional debate techniques, we will see how the group decides to change, keep, or maybe toss it out…
        • Reader’s Theater 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Grade 3-8
          Even despite being quarantined at home, it is still possible to travel to faraway lands, and even to a different time period! For those of you with a passion for literature and adventure, this course is for you! Together, we will read a play and then share it with the class by acting it out – possibly even in costume!
      • Week 5, 7/27 – 7/31
        • Kiddo Yoga – 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Ages 4-6
          Mind-body connection, together, in kiddos’ way. Create moments of calm, loving energy, and laughter through music and movement. Yoga mat optional if floor is carpeted. Class taught by Michelle Yang, a Certified Yoga Practitioner, with 15 years of yoga practice and Om.
        • Food Writing 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Grade 3-8
          Eat your food and write about it too! Do you want to be able to describe your plate with more than words like “delicious” and “yummy”, well this course is for YOU – the ultimate foodie! We will learn how to advertise and describe the assortment of delectable dainties that you would like to communicate to your family and friends, and trust me, by the end of this course, both you and them will be.
        • Lettering 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Grade 3-8
          The art of handwriting is slowly fading away, but this class is looking to show you how it can be used not only as a WAY of writing, but as an art form. Starting with block letters and going all the way to the other of the spectrum with script, we will learn some cool letter techniques that are sure to impress those around you!
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