Do you want to be a Twenty-First Century Renaissance person? Build your knowledge and creativity by not only studying literature and art, but creating it. By immersing yourself in contemporary short stories, writing in a variety of genres including fiction, nonfiction and poetry, you will also learn about the lives of great artists and create your own artworks based on their unique styles. Students will leave with a portfolio of work.
Come explore the myths, legends, and fairy tales of Armenian culture. Students will learn about the history, art, and cultural symbols of this ancient civilization. Students will work on different projects to demonstrate their learning. These projects will encompass writing, visual, and performing arts.
Are you ready for an amazing trip around the world? During this class students will read stories from different cultures, travel to enchanted lands, learn about magical creatures, and befriend
many imaginary characters. Artistic and dramatic elements will be incorporated to embody the stories read.
Use your detective skills to hunt for context clues and discover new vocabulary. English language learners will be immersed in a supportive environment with an emphasis on reading and writing. Engaging games and daily discussions will prepare students for proficiency in English. By principal recommendation only.
Reinforces the reading, math, and language skills learned during the kindergarten year of PUSD’s French Immersion Program. Class is open to any student who has already completed one year of a French Immersion Program. Students must be six years old by Sept. 1, 2022.
Are you constantly on the hunt for a new fantasy world to explore? If so, this class is perfect for you! We will discuss plot points (and holes), character traits, author’s purpose, the rules that guide the world, and any other topic on your mind. Whether your are a seasoned reader of fantasy or just venturing into your first “Other World” experience, you’ll be eager to up your next book!
Reinforces the reading, math, and language skills learned during the kindergarten year of PUSD’s Mandarin Immersion Program. Class is open to any student who has already completed one year of a Mandarin Immersion Program. Students must be six years old by Sept. 1, 2022.