Elementary Enrichment Descriptions

Comic Art/Anime
Students will be given the opportunity to develop and refine their artistic skills in the Comic/Anime genre of drawing. The students will be expected to develop a story-line and complete a 9 frame (minimum) illustrated "Comic Book." Conventions for fiction and narrative writing will apply to the story.

School News Writers
The news broadcast team needs your writing skills. We will report on events throughout the quarter including regular season sports, concerts, plays, dance events, as well as other school activities. Our school can watch highlights of the events and stay up to date with what’s going on at PAA. This class will only be for writers. If you wish to be part of the news crew that will appear on camera, then sign up for the 2nd enrichment broadcast team.

Disney Movies Part 1
Does Beauty really end up with the Beast? Does Rapunzel fall in love with a criminal, like in Tangled? Does the Princess and the Frog have a happy ending? Have you ever wondered why all the Disney movies finish with a happy ending? The real tales are no where near as happy. If you want to learn what really happens in the Little Mermaid, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, and countless others ... sign up for my class. It will rock your world!

LEGO Building
Lego Building - Students will create, invent and apply building skills using LEGOS. Students will learn LEGO terms, complete a blind build and participate in other challenges.

Fishing at City Park (Both Enrichments)
We will be walking to city park to go fishing! We will be enlisting the help of a wildlife professional to help us become master fishermen! This will be a double enrichment and you need to sign up for both sections. No equipment needed! $3 fee for bait covers the whole enrichment. This enrichment will take 1st and 2nd enrichment. We are partnering with parks and wildlife to teach students how to fish, how to gut a fish, how to cook fish and how to take care of the environment.

Disney: Fact vs. Fiction
Does Beauty really end up with the Beast? Does Rapunzel fall in love with a criminal, like in Tangled? Does the Princess and the Frog have a happy ending? Have you ever wondered why all the Disney movies finish with a happy ending? The real tales are no where near as happy. If you want to learn what really happens in the Little Mermaid, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, and countless others ... sign up for my class. It will rock your world!
School News
Be an on-camera personality for the news broadcast team. We will report on events throughout the quarter including regular season sports, concerts, plays, dance events, as well as other school activities. Our school can watch highlights of the events and stay up to date with what’s going on at PAA. This class will only be for those willing to appear on camera. If you wish to be part of the news crew but do not wish to be on camera, then sign up for 1st enrichment for writers.

Disney Character Tile Floors Part 2
Disney characters are always perceived as having a particular point of view. Students will become the characters to view the world as they would see it with an art and writing project.

Pay It Forward
Students will learn the value of Paying it Forward. We will be creating cards to mail to Veterans, reading to younger elementary students, picking up garbage around the area, distribute Good Luck Pennies, May Day baskets on doors.

Tape It & Make It
Each week, students will create an artifact made entirely out of duct tape and nothing else. Artifacts to include: wallets/bags, hats and jewelry, accessories, and articles of clothing/shoes. Students signing up for this class must prepare themselves with their own roll of duct tape for each week's class throughout the quarter or pre-pay$10.00. I will not be supplying students with duct tape.

Desktop Publishing
Want to make your own meme and see how many "like" or share it? Have a good idea for cd cover? Wondering where to get a business card or need an invitation for your birthday party? We will be making all that and more!