Homeschool Enrichment Programs

Roseville Community School (RCS) offers a multitude of hands-on opportunities that integrate language, math, science, history, and nature literacy through purposeful activities that engage students’ minds and bodies. Each enrichment class has a focus, however the three-hour class period will incorporate open ended play times, integrated curriculum from all subject areas, and social emotional learning.

Fall Semester 2018

September 7 - November 30

Acorn Class

A primary learning experience for 5-6 year olds through Play

Age: 5-6

Class Schedule: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9AM to 12PM

Acorn Class Offers:

  • Open ended activities, prompts, and themes to help inspire play, meeting young children wherever they are in their learning
  • Activities to support fine motor skills, pre-writing, and language development
  • Activities to inspire early math concepts; classification, sorting, grouping, and number sense
  • Hands on activities that inspire exploration and curiosity
  • Support with social interactions; perspective taking, problem solving, and working together
  • Offers an inspiring, safe environment that encourages risk taking, physically, socially and academically

Cost: $800

Sunflower class

Learning and skill building for 7-8 year olds through the lens of our natural world. Fall topic- BIRDS!

Grade: 1

Class Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday, 12:00PM - 3:00PM

Sunflower Class offers:

  • Open ended activities and prompts to explore all there is to know about BIRDS
  • Activities to support fine motor skills, pre-writing, and language development
  • Activities to inspire early math concepts; classification, sorting, grouping, and number sense
  • Hands on activities that inspire observation and investigation
  • Support with social interactions; perspective taking, problem solving, and working together
  • An inspiring, safe environment that encourages risk taking, physically, socially and academically

Cost: $800

sapling school

Environmental Sciences Through Investigations

A depth of studies for 8-12 year olds based around the real-time active environment of our school garden and/or local Riparian Creek.

Age: 8-12

Class Schedule: Monday and Friday, 9AM - 12PM

Children with opportunities to immerse themselves in their natural world are motivated to make observations, create investigations, ask questions and are then in turn motivated to care about the world around them,becoming enthusiastic stewards.

Topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Plant families
  • Insects
  • Water cycle and quality
  • Soils
  • Energy
  • Birds
  • Native plants and trees
  • animals and habits

In addition to in-depth studies, students will actively participate in :

  • Farming in the RCS Garden
  • Harvesting, tasting, and cooking RCS grown produce
  • Setting up and running the RCS Market

Cost: $800

How to be a Spy

Exploring Language Through Creative Writing

This intensive spy-school program encourages descriptive writing, code word play, and imaginative reporting. Students will use their observation skills to first solve a mystery, then create their own by gathering intelligence and creating a case file. Included in the class is grammar instruction though exploring mentor texts, engaging group games and individualized instruction.

Grade: 2 to 6

Class Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday

  • 9AM - 12PM: Grade 4-6

Course may include independent reading book club selections such as Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh, Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz, and From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg.

  • 12PM - 3PM: Grade 2-3

Course may include independent reading book club selections.

Cost: $800

That Sums it Up!

Building Mathematical Understanding with Games and Literature

Experience the power of mathematical thinking through games, play and investigations. Students will apply their developing mathematical understandings and number sense to grapple with real problems involving estimation, patterns, measurement and logic.

Grade: 2 to 6

Class Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday

  • 9AM - 12PM: Grade 2-3

A student-driven program engaging students in developing their math fluency through questioning, observing and applying their understanding in an atmosphere of curiosity and play. Focus is on individual perspectives and approaches to solving problems.

  • 12PM - 3PM: Grade 4-6

A student-driven program drawing on the power of mathematical discussions to engage students in examining their understandings and applying them to new situations in an atmosphere of investigation and play. Using activities that encourage students to think visually about mathematics through exploring patterns within numbers, paper folding, cooking, building and designing. Focus is on individual strategies and divergent thinking to solve problems and strengthen mathematical thinking.

Cost: $800

What’s cooking?

Experiencing Chemistry Through Food Science

If dancing spaghetti, edible slime, and creating a soda geyser sound like a good time, this is the class for you. You will cook and create with food while building meaningful connections to scientific concepts.

This course will incorporate multiple disciples in the learning experience. You will use your writing skills to record observations and express ideas, use technology to make new discoveries, and be motivated by challenges that encourage curiosity.

Grade: 2 to 6

Class Schedule: Thursday

  • 9AM - 12PM: Grade 4-6
  • 12PM - 3PM: Grade 2-3

Cost: $400

We’d Be Lost Without You!

Geography, Mapping, and Spatial Thinking

Students will map and explore places near and far, (like their own bedroom or Africa), as well as places real and unreal (story mapping of places like Neverland or the creation of their own campground).

This unit will integrate history, math, language, art, anthropology, earth science, and will be done through asking questions, creating projects, carrying out investigations, performing, presenting and teaching others.

Grade: 2 to 6

Class Schedule: Thursday

  • 9AM - 12PM: Grade 2-3
  • 12PM - 3PM: Grade 4-6

Cost: $400

Note: Each class charges a $50 supply fee per semester.

We accept personal payments as well as vouchers from your homeschool program. If you wish to enroll your child and we are not a vendor of your particular program, we can work together to get on your program's vendor list.

Please download and complete the homeschool enrichment programs enrollment form if you are interested in any of the classes. If you have any further questions, please contact amberpearce@yourrcs.org or 916-786-6906.

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