Social Emotional Learning Summary

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All Live Oak students participate in developmentally-appropriate activities designed to enhance and strengthen their social emotional fitness. Important elements of the curriculum include developing their skills around self-awareness, empathy, advocacy, collaboration, and global awareness. Live Oak students learn about taking responsibility for their actions, how to have ownership over their learning, and how to solve […]

Eighth Grade Drama

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Topics: Acting techniques, story creation, plays and playwrights, theater history, business of theater. Skills: Scenework, improvisation, utilize verbal and non-verbal communication, develop empathy and new perspectives, enhance psychological well-being, appreciate aesthetic. Concepts: Responsibility, creative problem solving and decision making, individual and specialized work, expanding knowledge of plays, as well as other art forms.

Seventh Grade Drama

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Topics: Acting techniques, story creation, plays and playwrights, theater history, business of theater. Skills: Scenework, improvisation, utilize verbal and non-verbal communication, develop empathy and new perspectives, enhance psychological well-being, appreciate aesthetic. Concepts: Responsibility, creative problem solving and decision making, individual and specialized work, expanding knowledge of plays, as well as other art forms.

Sixth Grade Drama

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Topics: Acting techniques, story creation, plays and playwrights, theater history, business of theater. Skills: Scenework, improvisation, utilize verbal and non-verbal communication, develop empathy and new perspectives, enhance psychological well-being, appreciate aesthetic. Concepts: Responsibility, creative problem solving and decision making, individual and specialized work, expanding knowledge of plays, as well as other art forms.

Eighth Grade Spanish

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Cultural Goals: Students will continue to learn about the similarities and differences among Spanish-speaking countries. They will begin to develop a broader understanding of these comparisons and see their impact on the Latin world. Projects will move beyond finding facts, to producing written and presented ideas and opinions on several subjects that are culture specific. […]

Seventh Grade Spanish

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Cultural Goals: To effectively compare and contrast cultural aspects of the different Latin American countries. To identify the various traditions, famous sites, foods, history and geography of Latin American countries. Communication, Reading, & Writing Goals: To express oneself in a variety of ways and articulate thoughts more automatically. Students have a breadth of vocabulary that […]

Sixth Grade Spanish

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Cultural Goals: To identify the location and most important features of Spanish-speaking countries, and the overarching similarities and differences among them. To know what constitutes Hispanic culture and be able to recognize its influence over the United States. Communication, Reading, & Writing Goals: To articulate personal information, ask and respond to basic questions, and describe […]

Fifth Grade Spanish

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Cultural Goals: To be aware of the importance and usefulness of learning Spanish as a second language. To begin to acknowledge the cultural diversity that exists among Spanish-speaking countries. Understand basic geography (where Spanish-speaking countries are located.) Communication, Reading, & Writing Goals: Students will further develop their listening and verbal skills. They will expand their […]

Fourth Grade Spanish

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Cultural Goals: To begin developing an appreciation for the Spanish language. To learn the significance of some traditions and celebrations from Spanish-speaking countries. Communication, Reading, & Writing Goals: Students will learn basic vocabulary and expressions; they will be able to apply them in context, in oral and written form. Students will know how to introduce […]

Eighth Grade Physical Education

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Skills: Advanced sport-specific skills for individual, dual and team sports; uses both offensive and defensive strategies regularly in sports; apply locomotor, nonlocomotor, and manipulative skills to team physical activities. Concepts: Planning a personal physical fitness plan in collaboration with the teacher; long-term psychological benefits of regular participation in physical activity including self-image and stress reduction, […]