The Arbor is a non-profit homeschool organization
offering academic classes where intellectually curious children
can learn and grow together.
HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES
High School Biology
Taught by Ms. Susan and Mrs. Perez
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:20 to 1:50
In this 30 week course of 81 instructional hours, we will take an in-depth look at the science of biology. Topics of study include: classification, microorganisms, genetics, cell biology, biochemistry, evolution, ecology, zoology, botany and human biology. This comprehensive course will cover all major topics typically covered in a high school level biology course with an emphasis on laboratory investigations and enriching field experiences.
Students will perform lab experiments and dissections (including a frog and fetal pig dissection) and participate in class activities designed to reinforce core concepts in biology.
Color & Design, grades 4-8
Thursdays, 2:20 to 3:50
An in-depth study of color and design, students will learn the basics of color theory and use analogous, monochromatic, complementary, warm and cool color schemes to explore design and principles. Topics to be covered will emphasize layout and composition, harmony and psychology of color, proportion, contrast, continuity of design, and visual emphasis.
The Creative Side of Writing, grades 2-5
Thursdays 2:20 to 3:30
We will use different elements of writing, including style, theme, character analysis, setting, and plot. Along with diagramming and the use of various charts, we will explore many different areas of writing at its foundation. From how a journalist writes an articles for a local newspaper, to poetry, to how a screenwriter paints words on a page, we will learn a lot! Expect to be challenged, have lots of fun, and use the creative side of your mind!
Drawing I, grades 5-9
Tuesdays 2:20 to 3:50
An introduction to beginning drawing, in this class students will learn basic drawing principles, explore different techniques, create, and problem solve for visual communication. They will learn the importance of and keep a daily sketch journal. Topics to be covered will include contour line, stroke, cross hatching, weight, tonal value, proportion, and form. The student will also be introduced to perspective, gestures, light, and shadows.
Springs Charter will pay $500 towards Arbor classes/year,
in addition to families' regular instructional funds!
What makes a good class great?
What makes an idea jump off the page and grow into a reality?
*inspiring, experienced, knowledgeable teachers*
*activities and experiments that connect concepts to applications*
*opportunities to meet peers who are passionate about similar subjects*
Find these, and more, in classes at The Arbor!
Arbor classes are held at:
The Chabad Center Educational Building
19045 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(We are a non-profit, secular organization and not directly affiliated with The Chabad Center.)