Star Academics Electives
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Introduction to Filmmaking (grade 8 – 12)
This course is an introduction to film production. Students learn the basics of pre-production, production, and post-production, culminating in a finished short film. Students are taken through the aesthetic and technological principles of filmmaking, including script development, crew organization, camerawork, editing, and sound. Weekly exercises familiarize students with the various aspects of filmmaking, turning theory into practice and improving their skills through hands-on experience.
|00180||La Mirada||F||10:50AM-11:50AM||$225.00||OPEN||Login to Add|
Public Speaking-Effective Communication Strategies (grade 8 – 12)
Public Speaking-Effective Communication Strategies (grade 8 – 12) This course is a practicum in speech and effective communication. Topics include research skills, the structure of a speech, rhetorical devices and their use, and an introduction to basic communication theory. Students will prepare and deliver several speeches of varying lengths and topics.
|00056||Yorba Linda||B4||T||10:50AM-11:50AM||$225.00||OPEN||Login to Add|
Yearbook (grade 8 – 12)
This two-semester course develops an understanding of the production and publication of a yearbook through lecture, discussion, and specialized projects that enhance learning about layout, photography, design, editing, advertising, sales, and fundraising. The course culminates in the marketing, sales, and distribution of the finished product.
|00035||Yorba Linda||B4||R||10:50AM-11:50AM||$225.00||OPEN||Login to Add|
Sample Class Schedules
Tuition is per semester. (see Tuition/Fees)
Course Level Guidelines
The course levels listed in parentheses (excluding Torrey Academy Classes) are guidelines. We realize that homeschoolers often cross grade-level "boundaries" for many subjects; therefore students are welcome to enroll in any class that suits their level of achievement. Please remember that our core courses are college preparation level.
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