Classes/Books/Supplies

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FINALLY FINISHED for 2022-2023 ….PLEASE CHECK FOR CHANGES/UPDATES

First Hour

Nursery (all hours)

  • Labeled Diaper Bag with the following:
    • Labeled Sippy Cup w/water
    • Labeled Diapers & Wipes
    • Labeled change of clothes (underwear if potty trained)
    • Blanket for afternoon rest time
    • $10 Supply Fee

Pre K-2nd — Zoology 1 – Flying Creatures

  • Pencils
  • Washable Crayons
  • Colored Pencils
  • Glue Sticks
  • Kid Scissors
  • Small box for supplies (this will be left at co-op along with their supplies)
  • Spiral Notebook
  • $10 Class Fee

3rd-4th — Astronomy

  • Exploring Creation with 2nd Edition Astronomy Textbook Here
    • ***There are two different covers, both work…..as long as it says 2nd Edition.
  • Exploring Creation with Astronomy JUNIOR Workbook Here 
  • Color pencils/ Crayons
  • Glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Pencils
  • $10 Class Fee

5th-6th — Intro to Chemistry and Physics 

  • Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Textbook Here
  • Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Workbook Here
  • Pens/ Pencils
  • Color Pencils
  • Scissors
  • 3×5 Note cards
  • $20 Class Fee

7th-8th — Science in the Atomic Age (Physical Science)

  • Science in the Atomic Age by Dr. Wilie Book Here
  • Science in the Atomic Age Student Notebook Here
    • There is a free/printable version of the Student Notebook Here
    • If you print it yourself, you will need a binder. Please do not send loose paper.
  • Composition Book or spiral for note taking
  • 3×5 Index Cards
  • Colored pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Pens
  • $20 Class Fee

Biology (9th-12th)

  • Exploring Creation with Biology *2nd Ed Book
  • [This book is out of print, but can be found used within the co-op or online. F3 may also have a few co-op copies for sale. Please email us at F3wacotx@gmail.com for availability.]
  • 3×5 Index Cards (note cards)
  • Spiral Notebook (3-subject)
  • Pens
  • Highlighters
  • Colored Pens or Pencils
  • $25 Class Fee

Chemistry (10th-12th — Prerequisite Algebra 1)

  • Discovering Design with Chemistry Book Here
  • Discovering Design with Chemistry Workbook** Here
    • **The Workbook is optional. It will provide a dedicated space for the homework assignments, but a spiral is acceptable. We will be creating our own lab book.
  • Spiral/Binder for notes/ homework
  • Lab Book (Graph Composition) Here
    • This will ONLY be used for labs. Must be separate from homework and notes.
  • Calculator
    • Any calculator will do. Does not need to be a scientific calculator, but it helps. Example
  • Index Cards 3×5
  • $25 Class Fee

Advanced Biology/The Human Body (10th-12th)

  • Exploring Creation with Advanced Biology -The Human Body Book Here
  • Exploring Creation with Advanced Biology – The Human Body Journal Here
  • Human Body Coloring Book (OPTIONAL, but recommended) Here
  • Binder/ Brad Folder for notes
  • 3×5 Index Cards
  • $25 Class Fee

Physics (11th-12th)

  • Discovering Creation with Physics Book Here
  • Spiral/Binder for notes/ homework
  • Lab Book (Graph Composition) Here
    • This will ONLY be used for labs. Must be separate from homework and notes.
    • If you took Chemistry, you can use the same one…just continue it.
  • Calculator
    • Any calculator will do. Does not need to be a scientific calculator, but it helps. Example
  • Index Cards 3×5
  • $25 Class Fee

Second Hour

Pre K-3rd — Arts & Crafts

In “Littles’ Arts and Crafts” we will be learning different artistic age-appropriate techniques as well as using our God-given imaginations for crafting in fun and creative ways.

  • Pencils
  • Crayons or Twistable colored pencils
  • Glue Sticks
  • Elmers Glue
  • Kid scissors
  • $30 Class Fee

1st-3rd — Bible Stories

We will be using “How to Study your Bible” from the Discover 4  Yourself Series.  I would like to spend some time on Luke 2 during December and also the Resurrection during a couple of weeks close to Easter as well. I am reading Mama Bear Apologetics right now, and decided I want to try to give these kiddos a bit of a baseline for apologetics. This seems like a good place to start and will hopefully open up some opportunities for discussions with their families as well as in class. I would highly recommend Mama Bear Apologetics by Hillary Morgan Ferrer.  It has opened my eyes to so much our kids are facing. And how to talk with them about it.

  • Book – “How to Sudy your Bible” Here
  • Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Index Cards
  • Bible

3rd-5th — Poetry/Tea Time

In this class students will gather around the table with a pot of tea and some great poetry! We will try different teas from around the world and learn about different teatime customs. All the while learning about poetry including how to read it aloud and memorize it. Each week will be a new teatime adventure. We will have various teatime themes including holiday and seasonal, author and book, and fantastic and fascinating. Activities will include games, writing poetry, and making and eating snacks.

****THIS CLASS INVOLVES FOOD!! Please make the teacher aware of any food allergies or restrictions.

  • Binder
  • 4 Dividers
  • Scissors
  • Colored Pencils or Markers
  • Glue Sticks
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Notebook paper
  • $35 Class Fee

4th-6th — Math Games

Are you ready to master those math facts?! If your kiddos haven’t quite mastered all their addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts yet have no fear, we will be tackling those this year. With help from some great games, holey cards and friends this class will do our best to lay down excellent foundations in math so students can continue in confidence as they move to more difficult mathematical years.

  • Pencil
  • Spiral Notebook
  • Note cards
  • Markers/crayons
  • $10 Class Fee

6th-8th — Sign Language

There are a variety of signed systems as well as signed languages both in America and abroad. In this class, we will learn the foundations of true, natural signed languages, as well as beginner level American Sign Language (ASL). Students will learn the grammar, structure, and vocabulary of ASL, as well as American Deaf culture and history.

The language portion of this class will be taught in silence, and students will be expected to respect the no-voice rule.

Students will need access to a video recording device, as well as a video viewing device (smart phone, tablet, laptop/desktop computer with webcam). Tests for this class will consist of vocabulary quizzes as well as recorded videos showing the student’s progress.

Students will also need access to the internet in order to submit video assignments. We will be using Flipgrid for all video tests. *Videos of students will never be posted to public forums such as YouTube or social media, they will only be shared with me in a private Flipgrid group*

  • 3-ring binder, to collect hand-outs
  • Pen/pencil/eraser
  • $15 Class Fee

6th-8th — Jr. Master Gardener

  • Supplies for this class will be fluid and on an as needed basis.
  • $10 Class Fee (This will include the handbook for the class.)

Yearbook/Photography

We are so excited to offer this class this year! Our goal is give our students an introduction to smart and accurate journalism, teach them to organize and input data onto media platforms, learn basic computer art skills, give them an understanding of photography, teach them use of a real digital camera as well as photo taking and editing their photos. The end product will be displayed for all in our 2022-2023 yearbook as fantastic memory of the year!

  • Book – Digital Photography Complete Course Here
    • This book is optional. If you wish your student to have a copy in order to follow along or for future reference, it’s a great source. Otherwise they will be given snippets of the book in the form of photo copies.
  • An iPad or laptop with WiFi/Data capabilities. (This is also optional, but encouraged.)
    • Please download the free app, “CANVA” which we will be using to create the yearbook this year. There is no need to purchase the pro version unless you so desire.
    • **We highly recommend placing parental controls on the device as it will be hard for us to monitor each student’s activity on their device 100% of the time.
    • **A smart phone is acceptable, but please note, it is very difficult to maneuver and edit this type of media on phones. Work may be done at home if necessary, but our goal is to be able to do the majority of the work in class, especially towards the end of the year.
  • $40 Class Fee

7th-12th — Theater/Drama

  • One composition book (black and white)
  • Pens/Pencils
  • $30 Class Fee

7th-12th — Art 2

Class description: Building on the foundation of drawing and painting from Art I, and continuing on to use new media.

  • For those who want recommendations, some supply stores I am familiar with are MC Art (local), Hobby Lobby, Dickblick.com, and Amazon.
  • Student grade paints are appropriate for student learners & more affordable, but feel free to buy higher quality if you like.
  • Also feel free to use supplies you already have at home! It may be possible for siblings to share some supplies together, helping with cost.

Supply ListPrintable List

  • 11×14 Mixed Media paper pad
  • Sketchbook, approx 9×12”
  • Drawing pencil set — a range from HB to Ebony.
  • Hand held pencil sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Acrylic paints, basic color tube set
    • A set like this usually includes around 5-6  basic colors (black, white, red, yellow, blue, green) and have approximately 60 ml of paint in each tube.
  • Fine-point sharpie marker, black
  • Colored Pencil Set Here
  • Paintbrush set, with sizes up to 1” — synthetic is good for both watercolor and acrylic paint. Brushes shouldn’t be too floppy.
  • Small cup for water
  • Paint palette
    • These can be found pretty  cheaply, but you can also be creative with this (ie a small, old cookie sheet).
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Ruler
  • Aluminum foil
  • A couple of cardboard boxes
  • Bottle of black India Ink Here
  • Optional: apron or large T-shirt to use as a smock
  • Optional: An art portfolio — can be hand-made by stapling two poster boards together to make a pouch to hold art.
  • Optional: A bag or bin to carry your supplies back and forth is helpful.
  • $30 Class Fee

9th-12th — British Literature

This class will be focused on British Literature. Students will read and analyze several of the classics through written questions, vocabulary comprehension, writing assignments, discussion, and group projects. The following is the possible reading list, all of which can either be rented from the library or purchased inexpensively at local or online used bookstores. (***Make sure you do NOT get abridged versions of any of these books.) 

The first two books we will read will be Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde and The Hobbit if you would like to secure copies of those first.

  • Possible book list:
    • Animal Farm- Orwell
    • Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde- Stevenson
    • The Hobbit- Tolkien 
    • A Christmas Carol- Dickens
    • A Tale of Two Cities- Dickens
    • Much Ado About Nothing- Shakespeare
    • Pride & Prejudice- Austen 
    • Till We Have Faces- Lewis
    • Right Ho, Jeeves!- Wodehouse
    • Murder on the Orient Express- Christie
    • Selections from The Best of Father Brown- GK Chesterton
    • Selections from Canterbury Tales- Chaucer
    • Poetry selections
  • Suppy List
    • Binder (for student’s organization)
    • Folder w/ pockets (to turn in completed work)
    • Notebook paper (college ruled is preferred)
    • Pen/pencil
    • highlighter
    • $15 Class Fee

THIRD HOUR

PreK-1st — P.E.

This is designed to be a fun class with some structured play and some free play for littles to get their wiggles out.

  • comfy clothes to pay in
  • tennis shoes are best
  • spill proof water bottle
  • $10 Class Fee

1st-3rd — Spelling, Phonics, Writing

We will be learning spelling and phonics using the Orton-Gillingham approach. We will also be learning syllables, spelling rules, writing by dictation, cursive handwriting, how to write good sentences, and will listen to some good read-alouds to further develop language. We will have some writing projects through the year that will lead to a surprise project for the end of the year. There will also be some fun Holiday themed lessons to look forward to!

  • A Reason for Handwriting C Workbook HERE
  • All About Spelling Student Kit Level 1 HERE
    • (If you can find a full set of used level 1 flash cards, you could do without the rest)
  • All About Spelling Student Kit Level 2 HERE
    • (If you can find a full set of used level 2 flash cards, you could do without the rest)
  • Divider cards HERE
  • 2- Primary Composition Books (like this one: HERE)
  • Regular pencils
  • Coloring pencils
  • Glue sticks
  • Safety Scissors
  • All About Learning Phonogram App (Optional, but helpful to get the right sounds for each  phonogram when practicing at home) FREE HERE 
  • Review Box for cards (Optional, but highly recommended) HERE
  • All About Learning Letter Tile App (Optional, your child may benefit from this visual/ kinesthetic approach to their spelling lists at home.) HERE
  • $10 Class Fee

3rd-5th — Heroes in History

In this “Christian Heroes: Then and Now” class, we will be reading and learning about 10 different heroes of the Christian faith.

  • The Following Books are listed in the order they will be read for class
    • D.L. Moody: Bringing Souls to Christ Here
    • George Mueller: The Guardian of Bristol’s Orphans Here
    • Amy Carmichael: Rescuer of Precious Gems Here
    • C.S. Lewis: Master Storyteller Here
    • Helen Roseveare: Mama Luka Here
    • Hudson Taylor: Deep in the Heart of China Here
    • Isobel Kuhn: On the Roof of the World Here
    • Sundar Singh: Footprints Over the Mountains Here
    • Florence Young: Mission Accomplished Here
    • Wilfred Grenfell: Fisher of Men Here
  • Spiral Notebook
  • 3-ring binder
  • Pencils
  • Colored Pencils or markers
  • $10 Class Fee

4th-6th — Little House Book Study

In this class we will read Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House in the Big Woods and Little House on the Prairie books. We will use her books to study literature, history, and science. We will make crafts, play pioneer games, sing pioneer songs, eat pioneer food, and create a lap book /binder.

****THIS CLASS INVOLVES FOOD!! Please make the teacher aware of any food allergies or restrictions.

  • Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls wilder Here
    • any version of this book will do
    • This book will be used first and should be completed by Thanksgiving.
  • Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder Here
    • any version of this book will do
  • Glue Sticks
  • Pens/pencils
  • Scissors
  • Colored pencils or markers
  • Binder Options
    • Option 1: 1 Binder for Both Books
      • 1 binder (3 inch or larger)
      • 4 dividers
    • Option 2: Separate binder per Book
      • 2 – 2 inch binders (2.5 will work)
      • 8 dividers
  • $30 Class Fee

7th-9th — Pre-Algebra IN PERSON

  • Math U See Pre-Alg Student Pack Here
  • Teacher set with video (optional) Here
  • $10 Class Fee

7th-12th — Art 1

Class description: Learning art basics through drawing and painting.

  • For those who want recommendations, some supply stores I am familiar with are MC Art (local), Hobby Lobby, Dickblick.com, and Amazon.
  • Student grade paints are appropriate for student learners & more affordable, but feel free to buy higher quality if you like.
  • Also feel free to use supplies you already have at home! It may be possible for siblings to share some supplies together, helping with cost.

Supply ListPrintable List

  • Acrylic paints, basic color tube set
    • A set like this usually includes around 5-6 basic colors (black, white, red, yellow, blue, green) and have approximately 60 ml of paint in each tube.
  • A few paintbrushes of varying sizes, up to 1”. Brushes shouldn’t be too floppy.
  • Black rollerball pen
  • Fine-point sharpie marker, black
  • Eraser
  • Drawing pencil set — a range from HB to 6B, plus one Ebony pencil.
  • Small set of colored pencils
    • (Specifically for Art) Here
  • Hand held pencil sharpener
  • Ruler
  • Sketchbook, approx 9×12”
  • Paint palette…. These can be found pretty cheaply, but you can also be creative with this (ie a small, old cookie sheet).
  • Optional: apron or large T-shirt to use as a smock
  • Optional: An art portfolio — can be hand-made by stapling two poster boards together to make a pouch to hold art.
  • Optional: A bag or bin to carry your supplies back and forth is helpful.
  • $15 Class Fee

***Needed on first class day: pencil set, eraser, sharpener, sketchbook 


9th-12th — Sign Language

There are a variety of signed systems as well as signed languages both in America and abroad. In this class, we will learn the foundations of true, natural signed languages, as well as beginner level American Sign Language (ASL). Students will learn the grammar, structure, and vocabulary of ASL, as well as American Deaf culture and history.

The language portion of this class will be taught in silence, and students will be expected to respect the no-voice rule.

Students will need access to a video recording device, as well as a video viewing device (smart phone, tablet, laptop/desktop computer with webcam). Tests for this class will consist of vocabulary quizzes as well as recorded videos showing the student’s progress.

Students will also need access to the internet in order to submit video assignments. We will be using Flipgrid for all video tests. *Videos of students will never be posted to public forums such as YouTube or social media, they will only be shared with me in a private Flipgrid group*

  • 3-ring binder, to collect hand-outs
  • Pen/pencil/eraser
  • $15 Class Fee

9th-12th — Engineering

This is an introductory engineering course exploring topics such as electricity, fluid- and thermodynamics, mathematics, biomimicry, aerodynamics, robotics, mechanical structures, and more. Students will enjoy hands-on activities, study inventors throughout history, and start their own inventor’s journal. This yearth-12th grade with the upper-level students learning basic engineering calculations.

  • “Made in Heaven” by Ray Comfort and Jeffrey Seto Here
  • Engineer’s Data Book Here
    • You can purchase older editions/used copies if you can find them
  • Scientific Calculator – Here or something similar
  • Mechanical pencil
  • Notebook
  • Drawing Instruments
  • Students will be expected to either print out their provided class notes or record their answers in a separate notebook.
  • Students will need access to a laptop for writing essays and downloading free software (TBD) for learning engineering drawings and calculations.
  • $20 Class Fee

Zoomed Math Classes

Pre-Algebra (7th-10th)

  • Math U See Pre-Alg Student Pack Here
  • Teacher set with video (optional) Here
  • $10 Class Fee

Algebra 1 (8th-10th)

  • Math U See Alg 1 Student pack Here
  • Teacher set with video (optional) Here
  • $10 Class Fee

Geometry (9th-12th)

  • Math U See Geometry Student pack Here
  • Teacher set with video (optional) Here
  • Calculator
    • Any calculator will do. Does not need to be a scientific calculator, but it helps. Example
  • $15 Class Fee (this includes a protractor/compass set that will be provided)

Algebra 2 (9th-12th)

  • Math U See Alg 2 Student pack Here
  • Teacher set with video (optional) Here
  • Calculator Any calculator will do. Does not need to be a scientific calculator, but it helps. Example
  • $10 Class Fee