Courses for Grades 6-8

These exciting courses are all delivered by global educators, and offer a wide array of possiblilities for students. Join Mukhayamna and unlock your child's potential!

These grade bands represent the child's CURRENT grade in academic year 2019-20. Grades 6-8 are equivalent to Years 7-9 in the British Curriculum. These courses are generally aimed at students aged 12-14.

Courses Summary

Arts & Media

  • Musical Theatre Online!


Languages

  • French for Beginners

  • Spanish for Beginners

Literacy

  • Creative Writing

  • جولة حول العالم من خلال الأدب المترجم

  • نادي القراءة

STEM

  • Architecture Throughout the World

  • Google Applied Digital Skills

  • Logic and Critical Thinking

  • Math Problem Solving & Competition Preparation

  • Science at Home

Arts & Media Courses

Students have an exciting opportunity to learn musical theatre techniques, create hands-on projects for costumes and props and socialize (virtually) with their fellow learners! In addition to the live daily interactive classes, we will rehearse and perform the world's favorite musical, Annie! A few of the aspects we will explore include speaking and literacy skills through monologue, dialogue, and improvisation. Students will explore choreography of song and dance numbers, pitch development, rhythm, timing, and reading sheet music, as well as acting techniques that develop character through voice, tone, facial expression and body language. This course aims to highlight how theatre enhances social skills and collaboration to create a musical production!


Course Instructors: Jacob Spears and Nancy Oumarou

Pre-Requisite: This class is for students with a passion for performing. This course is highly recommended for students who have participated in school productions.

Language Medium: English

Session Format: Live sessions

Duration: 4 Weeks

Start Date: July 5

Frequency: 4 times/week (Sun to Wed)

Live Session Timing: 10:30-12:00pm

Course Fee: 600QR

Register Here: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN

Language Courses

These language classes will be offered by TII and provide students with the chance to learn the fundamentals of French. No prior knowledge in French is required. This course is repeated twice over the span of July with Session 1 beginning July 5 and Session 2 beginning July 19.


Led by: Translation and Interpretation Institute

Pre-Requisite: None

Language: English/ French

Session Format: Live sessions

Duration: 2 Weeks

Session 1 Start Date: July 5

Session 1 Start Date: July 19

Frequency: Daily (Sun to Thurs)

Live Session Timing: 2:10-3:10pm

Course Fee: 300QR

Register Here: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN

These language classes will be offered by TII and provide students with the chance to learn the fundamentals of Spanish. No prior knowledge in this languages is required. This course is repeated twice over the span of July with Session 1 beginning July 5 and Session 2 beginning July 19.


Led by: Translation and Interpretation Institute

Pre-Requisite: None

Language: English/ Spanish

Session Format: Live sessions

Duration: 2 Weeks

Session 1 Start Date: July 5

Session 2 Start Date: July 19

Frequency: Daily (Sun to Thurs)

Live Session Timing: 11:10am-12:10pm

Course Fee: 300QR

Register Here: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN


Literacy Courses

Creative Writing - CLASS IS FULL

Creative writing plays an integral role in a child’s literacy development. In this course, students will be working with patterns of writing that are common to a good story including introductions, plot structures, themes, character archetypes, and conflict. Students will have the opportunity to create various texts as well as explore and incorporate major themes within their writing. Some ideas for texts include, but are not limited to, a script for a play, a short story, or a memoir.


Course Instructor: Molly Mosier

Pre-Requisite: This class is for students who enjoy creative writing.

Language Medium: English

Session Format: Live sessions

Duration: 4 Weeks

Start Date: July 5

Frequency: 2 times/week (Mon and Wed)

Live Session Timing: 12:00-1:30pm

Course Fee: 450QR

Register Here: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN


هل تعلم أن العديد من أفلام هوليوود الحائزة على جوائز هي في الأصل روايات؟ من خلال هذه الدورة الدراسية، سوف يكتشف الطلاب الأدب المترجم من خلال دراسة الرواية الشهيرة والفيلم الحائز على جوائز "نساء صغيرات" للكاتبة لويزا ماي ألكوت. فمن خلال دراسة و تحليل الأدب المترجم، سوف يتعلم الطلاب كيفية الموازنة بين وجهات النظر المختلفة، الدفاع عن آرائهم، استكشاف دروس الحياة المهمة التي يتم تصويرها من خلال قضايا مثل الأخلاق، الطبقات الاجتماعية، دور المرأة في المجتمع وأكثر من ذلك بكثير! و بالإضافة إلى قراءة و تحليل الرواية، سوف يشاهد الطلاب المسلسل الكرتوني باللغة العربية للرواية، ليقارنوا بين الطرق المختلفة التي عرضت فيها الرواية. هذه الدورة مثالية للطلاب الذين يستمتعون باستكشاف الأدب الكلاسيكي من جميع أنحاء العالم بطريقة ممتعة ومن خلال أشكال متعددة كما أنه من متطلبات منهاج برنامج السنوات المتوسطة للبكالوريا الدولية.


مقدم الجلسة: أحلام عيسى

شروط التسجيل : هذا الفصل مخصص للطلاب الذين يتمتعون بحب وطلاقة للغة العربية.

اللغة : اللغة العربية

نوع الجلسة : جلسة مباشرة

المدة الزمنية المحددة : 4 أسابيع

تاريخ البدء : 5 يوليو

عدد الجلسات: 3 أيام أسبوعياً (كل أحد، ثلاثاء، خميس)

توقيت الجلسة : صباحًا 11:00-10:00

رسوم التسجيل: 450QR

سجل هنا: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN

إيماناً منّا بدور القراءة وأهميّتها في حياة الأمم سيكون نشاطنا لقراءة القصّة القصيرة لطلاب المرحلة المتوسطة . وتهدف هذه الجلسات في نادي القراءة لزيادة الوعي بأهمية القراءة لدى الطلاب بالإضافة إلى تحسين مهارات اللغة العربية لديهم ، وكذلك زيادة قدرتهم على التعبير بطلاقة والمساهمة في تنمية مهارات التعلم والتفكر وتوسيع مداركهم، لمن يدرس البكالوريا الدولية (IB)


مقدم الجلسة: نائلة جابر

شروط التسجيل : هذا الفصل مخصص للطلاب الذين يتمتعون بحب وطلاقة للغة العربية.

اللغة : اللغة العربية

نوع الجلسة : جلسة مباشرة

المدة الزمنية المحددة : 4 أسابيع

تاريخ البدء : 5 يوليو

عدد الجلسات: 3 أيام أسبوعيًا (كل أحد، ثلاثاء، خميس)

توقيت الجلسة : 5:00-4:00

رسوم التسجيل: 450QR

سجل هنا: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN

STEM Courses

Have you ever thought about being an architect? Are you fascinated by the buildings that surround us? In this course, students will virtually explore architecture and key architectural landmarks from around the world. Students will explore software such as Revit Architecture, SketchUp, and AutoCad Architecture and will be challenged in groups to design sustainable and green buildings.


Course Instructor: Waddah Al-Alem

Pre-Requisite: This class is for students with a passion for learning more about architecture.

Language Medium: English

Session Format: Live sessions

Duration: 3 Weeks

Start Date: July 5

Frequency: 2 times/week (Mon, Wed)

Live Session Timing: 10:00-12:00pm

Course Fee: 450QR

Register Here: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN

Do you want to be GSuite certified and earn a digital badge from Google for resumes, college applications, and bragging rights? Google Applied Digital Skills is an online curriculum that can be accessed by individual learners or used in a classroom setting. Project-based units help students practice basic digital skills using Google's G Suite for Education applications (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, etc.). Students watch step-by-step video tutorials, pausing to complete activities. Lesson activities range from creating a budget spreadsheet to planning a trip to conducting research and writing a report. Some coding concepts are also integrated into the curriculum, such as programming a script to look for overused words. At the end of the course, students have the option to take the GSuite Ceritfication Exam.


Course Instructor: John (Brad) Dugan

Pre-Requisite: This class is for competent students motivated to complete the Google Certification Program. Any student who chooses to take the certification exam will be required to pay an additional 135QR at a later stage ( $37 USD.)

Language Medium: English

Session Format: Live sessions

Duration: 4 Weeks

Start Date: July 5

Frequency: 4 times/week (Sun-Wed)

Live Session Timing: 12:00-2:00pm

Course Fee: 600QR

Register Here: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN

You may not always be able to prove that something is true, but through inductive and deductive reasoning, you can build stronger logical claims to make better arguments. Logic, reasoning and critical thinking skills are key components of intellectual inquiry. This class aims to develop understanding and solving this type of reasoning in a variety of contexts, both mathematically and by using propositional logic. This course will teach students the mathematical skills needed to make smarter arguments, better decisions and stronger conclusions.


Course Instructor: Arfaan Hanif

Pre-Requisite: This class is challenging and for students with an exceptional ability in mathematics.

Language Medium: English

Session Format: Live sessions

Duration: 4 Weeks

Start Date: July 5

Frequency: 3 Days/ Week (Sun, Tue, Thurs)

Live Session Timing: 1:00-3:00pm

Course Fee: 600QR

Register Here: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN

Qatar will be hosting the World Math Teams Championship in 2022! Will you be ready? This advanced mathematics problem solving course will provide students with an introduction to solving math competition type questions, and offer exposure to a wide array of topics, as well as strategies for approaching challenging problems. Some of the topics would include, but are not limited to geometry, trigonometry, Combinatorics, probability, logic, algebraic thinking, functions, and graph theory. This course is a must for any student who is inspired by all things mathematical!


Course Instructor: Matthew McCormick

Pre-Requisite: This class is challenging and for students interested in math competitions.

Language Medium: English

Session Format: Live sessions

Duration: 3 Weeks

Start Date: July 5 - Registration is FULL

Frequency: 3 times/week (Sun, Tue, Thurs)

Live Session Timing: 3:00-5:00pm

Course Fee: 600QR

Register Here: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN

This science class will be an integration of chemistry, biology and physics. In chemistry, students will explore meals, molecules, and the science of cooking. Students will understand that cooking is a kind of chemical reaction and the rate of reaction can be controlled by changing certain factors. In biology, students will focus on human biology and learn about the mysteries of the human body. By the end of the course, students will have a firm and deeper understanding of the general anatomy and development of the human body. In physics, students will explore forces, motion and collisions. This class is a great opportunity for students to dig deeper into core concepts of chemistry, physics and biology!


Course Instructor: Mohamed Farah

Pre-Requisite: This class is for students with a passion for science.

Language Medium: English

Session Format: Live sessions

Duration: 3 Weeks

Start Date: July 5

Frequency: 3 times/week (Sun, Tues, Thurs)

Live Session Timing: 11:30am-1:00pm

Course fee: 450QR

Register Here: https://cvent.me/kMnDDN