Summers @ Lausanne | 1381 West Massey Road | Memphis, TN 38120 | 901-474-1013 | www.lausanneschool.com/summer
Lausanne Collegiate School Summer Camp SK - 12th Grades 1
2012 Summer Academic Workshops
Getting Ready: Preparing for 9th Grade English 9th grade • July 23 - July 27 (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.) Ginger Reese
This program is designed to help assess and identify areas of growth for more success in the upper school English program.
Essential Student Skills for the Upper School: A Workshop for Greater Achievement 9th - 12th grade • July 30 - August 3 (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.) Dr. Tom New
This highly interactive program is designed to complete a battery
The sessions are designed for transfer students to Lausanne
of diagnostic inventories that will provide participants with a much
Collegiate School from other K-8th Grade programs to get an
more realistic and workable awareness of the key skills and habits
early look at the essential skills and content that is covered in
that they will need to be highly successful in a very challenging
our 9th grade course of study. Upon completion of the course,
upper school program. Participants will leave the multiple sessions
students will have an action plan of areas for improvement and
with a better grasp of how they learn best and what habits of the
possible strategies and resources to assist their further preparation
mind they need to further strengthen as they seek to excel in their
for upper school English.
upper school studies.
Art and Critical Writing Course 9th - 12th grade • July 9 - 13 (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) Kelly Geer, Upper School Honors English Teacher Fee: $150 The goal of this course is to develop critical thinkers and critical writers; my approach is to create critique circles that examine in a student-directed and egalitarian way, different mediums of artistic expression and how we approach writing about our interpretations and impressions of such great works of art. We will examine visual art, poetry, music, film, and sculpture, and strategic methods that foster skills in critical writing: expressing core suppositions,
Getting Ready: Preparing for Upper School Mathematics
using evidence to support our suppositions, imbuing writing with
9th - 12th grade • July 30 - August 3 (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
detail and how it integrates a critical stance and provides depth
an original response, using transitions cleverly to pursue context perspective and the importance of a delicate understanding of and texture, much as it does for the signified artifice that is being
This program is designed to help assess and identify areas of
examined. At the close of this week long course, students will feel
growth for more success in the upper school mathematics
empowered with a discerning eye and a motivated hand to pen
program. The sessions are designed for transfer students to
their observations and perspectives, and comfortably share their
Lausanne Collegiate School from other K-8th Grade programs to
perspectives in the context of their critique circles.
get an early look at the essential skills and content that is covered in our geometry and Algebra courses of study. Upon completion of the course, students will have an action plan of areas for improvement and possible strategies and resources to assist their further preparation for upper school mathematics.
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Middle School Math & Algebra Essentials (5th - 8th grade) July 23 - August 3 (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
Intro to Mandarin - Middle School July 30 - August 3 (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) Jessie He
Dean Wheaton, Middle School Mathematics Teacher Fee: $300
This class is designed for beginners to learn the Chinese language
This course is aimed at reinforcing students’ understanding of
practical dialogues and some relevant culture tips. We use
mathematical and algebraic skills and concepts in preparation
Confucius Institute Online to introduce the on-line and audio
for higher level courses. We will investigate topics focused on giving students a strong foundation for success in pre-algebra and algebra. Beginning with a brief review of arithmetic skills, students are introduced to the early middle school math topics, including signed numbers and variables and their use in
in use. Class will focus on introducing basic vocabulary, simple
study resources, Chinese culture introduction and interactive center, including blog, forum, albums, Chinese Bridge, etc. The students will try to write traditional calligraphy, water painting, make dumping and tea. The students are encouraged to ask questions and use Chinese after class as more as possible.
problem solving, polynomials, exponent rules, multi-step and rational equations/inequalities, and even a preview of radicals. Students will learn to create, analyze, and interpret graphs in
Intro to Mandarin - Lower School
their study of statistics. Geometry continues to be explored,
July 30- August 3 (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
with students classifying polygons and using measurement skills
Sarah Li, Lower School Mandarin Teacher
to find the perimeter, area, and volume of geometric figures. Students should expect to be actively challenged with a variety of meaningful problems, refreshing projects, and interesting realworld applications.
This Basic Chinese class is designed for new students and students who have not taken Chinese class before. This class will give them exposure to Chinese language. There are 5 elements to this class: 1.) Speaking – Students will learn how to speak the following in Chinese: basic greeting words, family members, numbers from 1 to 100, 17 fruits, 13 colors, and a greeting conversation. 2.) Listening – To develop students’ listening skill, they will learn to listen to English words and translate what they mean in Chinese. They will also learn to listen to Chinese words and translate what they mean in English. 3.) Writing – Students will learn how to write numbers from 1 to 10 in Chinese. The goal is to teach them to write simple Chinese words in the correct sequence of strokes. 4.) Reading – Students will be able to recognize basic Chinese greeting words. They will be able to look at pictures and tell what they are in Chinese. 5.) Basic introduction to Chinese culture – Students will be exposed to basic introduction of Chinese culture including Chinese traditions and art (such as paper cutting art).
9th - 12th grade • July 30 - August 3 (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
3rd - 6th grade • July 9 - July 13 • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Kathleen Plyler, Middle School Language Arts Teacher
Joy Stephens & Erica McBride
This keyboarding class will cover an introduction to the proper
Led by Lausanne educators, the weeklong Camp Invention
techniques in typing with the intent to improve speed and
program immerses elementary school children in exciting, hands-on
accuracy. Included in this class will be the basics in Microsoft
learning disguised as fun, summer activities. Children will explore
Word as well as an explanation of the keys of “QWERTY”, the
alternative energy to power robotic creatures, investigate intellectual
property tools, and help save avatars by rebuilding a virtual world!
Math on the Menu 1st & 2nd grade • June 18 - June 22 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Peggy Boatwright Fee: $135 Explore various math concepts by using food, playing games and doing fun hands-on activities. Use menus and pretend to order and take orders from classmates while staying within your budget. Come hungry and ready to have fun!
Reading is Big JK & SK • June 18 - June 22 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 1st & 2nd • June 25 - June 29 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Leslie Holm
Middle School English
Do you need extra practice in reading? Reading help is on the way
July 23 - August 3 • (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
reading, guided reading and independent reading. Don’t go to a
tutor when you can get reading help right here at Lausanne. Mrs.
with this camp by a certified first grade teacher. We will do shared
Join us this summer to review all aspects of the writing process.
Holm will help motivate you to read and teach you that reading
We will review the parts of speech and the components of a
is fun! READING IS BIG! Let’s build your reading foundation/
sentence and a paragraph and work toward a five-paragraph
enrichment this summer.
expository essay. We will review those classroom exercises that will teach us to write more efficiently and to employ vocabulary that helps us utilize just the right word. We will diagram our
Swim into SK
sentences to see the parts of speech at work. Additionally,
July 23 - July 27 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
students will review rules of punctuation, study sentence variety
and sentence fluency, and add to their vocabularies, all in the interest of polishing their written work. Each student will leave this course with a good review of both grammar and the writing process.
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Get ready for the school year and get acquainted with your classroom. You will have the chance to observe your surroundings in a small group. We will get to know one another and the Lausanne campus. Get ready for a sneak peek of what’s to come!
Flying into 1st Grade
Welcome to 3rd Grade
July 23 - July 27 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
July 23 - July 27 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Get ready to fly into 1st grade! Refresh your math and writing skills while preparing for your new school year!
Welcome to 3rd grade! Students will meet one of the third grade teachers and be introduced to the general routines and procedures of third grade. Students will learn about the third grade academic expectations including the basics of Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop, as well as learning about what units are studied during the year-long City Project. Addition and subtraction with regrouping will be reviewed and other concepts introduced in third grade will be presented. Cursive handwriting will also be revisited during the camp.
Middle School Bootcamp July 23 - July 27 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Kathleen Plyler
2nd Grade Awaits You! July 23 - July 27 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m Robin Fessler
Allow me to introduce your child to the creative world of 2nd grade! Children will participate in activities designed to strengthen team- building and problem-solving skills as well as have fun with a survey that will reinforce the type of learners we are! We will become acquainted with routines and expectations which will include Readers and Writers Workshop mini-lessons as well as the 2nd grade projects. Utilizing classroom technology, we will review math concepts while playing the game of Jeopardy. Your children will walk away with confidence and a connection to 2nd grade.
Kick Start the new school year! Along with study skills and self-advocacy strategies, students will practice in hands on activities covering: goal setting, time management, learning styles, reading comprehension, summarization and paraphrasing techniques, summer reading materials, test strategies and much more to get off on the right foot.
2012 Summer Academic Credited Courses Spanish I
Algebra I June 4 - July 6 (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) Instructor TBD Fee: $900 (No Credit) / $1200 (Credit) Pre-requisite: Successful completion of pre-algebra program
June 18 - July 27 (excluding July 2 - 6) â€˘ (12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
This course is the bridge between elementary and higher level
Mavis Negroni, Upper School Spanish Teacher
mathematics and is designed to lay the conceptual foundations
Fee: $900 (No Credit) / $1200 (Credit)
for advanced mathematical courses. In addition to the focus on
Spanish I introduces students to the language and culture of
algebraic manipulations of equations, problem-solving and critical-
Spanish-speaking countries. Students will acquire a practical
thinking skills are emphasized. Algebraic principles are connected
working knowledge of Spanish pronunciation, vocabulary,
with other areas of mathematics, other disciplines, and real-world
and grammar, while exploring Hispanic cultures, history, and geography. Although the textbook and its ancillaries will serve as the foundation of the course, numerous other authentic resources will be used to support student understanding of grammar and vocabulary, as well as to foster a deeper appreciation of culture. These resources include, but are not limited to websites, movies, commercials, audio files, magazine and newspaper articles, as
applications to provide students with a better understanding of how algebra is relevant to their lives and their futures. Final accrual of credit is by successful performance on a comprehensive exam (75%).
Geometry June 4 - July 6 (1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
well as literature excerpts. By the end of the course, students
Instructor TBD Fee: $900 (No Credit) / $1200 (Credit)
will be able to accurately talk about the present using regular,
Pre-requisite: Successful completion of pre-algebra program
stem-changing, reflexive and irregular verbs, talk about the past in its most basic form (preterit), ask for information, express likes and dislikes, describe with accuracy people and their surroundings, use an extensive functional vocabulary (cardinal
This course includes the study of the terms, properties, and relationships related to the study of plane geometry and introductory solid geometry. Also included is the study of lines, planes, angles, and polygons, and their specific properties and
numbers, nationalities, professions, household items, calendar,
relationships, along with some coordinate geometry and elementary
places, physical description, body parts, daily routine, weather,
geometric figures. A major purpose of this course is for students
dates, time, colors, clothing, numbers, and family, among others)
to acquire a strong foundation in the basic definitions, postulates,
as well as manage a preliminary range of linguistic structures
theorems, and properties of plane geometry, as well as to develop
that will allow them to strongly communicate at a basic-mid
deductive reasoning in proofs and problem-solving. Final accrual
level. Classes are taught in Spanish and students are expected to
of credit is by successful performance on a comprehensive exam
speak in the target language. Students will be evaluated through
tests and quizzes, short compositions, short oral presentations, short listening activities and projects. Final accrual of credit is by successful performance on a comprehensive exam (75%).
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June 4 - July 6 Algebra 1 (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
$900 No Credit | $1200 Credit
Geometry (1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
$900 No Credit | $1200 Credit
June 18 - July 27 (excluding June 2 - 6) Spanish 1 (12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
$900 No Credit | $1200 Credit
June 18 - June 22 Reading is Big JK & SK (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) $135 Math on the Menu (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) $135 June 25 - June 29 Reading is Big 1st & 2nd grade ( 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
July 9 - July 13 Art and Critical Writing Course (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) Camp Invention (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
July 23 - July 27 Getting Ready: Preparing for 9th Grade English (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Swim into SK
(9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) $125
Flying into 1st grade (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) $125 2nd Grade Awaits You (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) $125 Welcome to 3rd Grade (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) $125 Middle School Bootcamp (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
July 23 - August 3 Middle School Math & Algebra Essentials (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Middle School English
(9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Getting Ready: Preparing for Upper School Math (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Essential Student Skills for Upper School (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Intro to Mandarin - Lower School (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Intro to Mandarin - Middle School (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Keyboarding (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
July 30 - August 3
Please contact me with any questions: Devon Pohlman Summer Camp Director email@example.com