ELECTIVES Cycle:

During your elective time, you could take band or choir. If music isn’t your style, you could choose to take the elective cycle. It consists of:

ART: Exploratory Art is a nine week course that allows sixth grade students to learn about the elements and principals of art and design. Students will participate in regular studio projects and lectures regarding various art mediums and artists. Over the nine weeks, students will study color theory, composition, and art history through drawing, painting, and printmaking.

COMPUTER: Computer is a nine week course designed to help students master the touch method of keyboarding. Students will be required to complete specific lessons daily and reach and maintain a set speed. In addition to the touch method, students will also learn about the basics of computer equipment and software and also create and format business and academic documents.

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES: FACS Exploratory for 6th grade students is designed to prepare students for the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development of teenagers. Topics discussed in this class include: discovering individuals’ uniqueness, families, goals, relationships, and nutrition. Students will learn how to prepare nutritious snacks as well. An elective fee will be charged at the beginning of the school year; therefore, all supplies will be purchased by Dr. Smith and be available in the classroom.