Cool Chess Multi-Day 6 Week Course 5--Ages 7-9
In this six week course, the student will learn how to notate their chess games and learn different kinds of checkmates.
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In the first week, the student will learn how to read and write Chess Notation. They will write down the moves of a 7 move checkmate game. In week two, they will learn about the Chess Piece Value, Exchanges, the Scholar's Mate and the Fool's Mate. They will learn about the f2 and f7 squares as the Danger Squares. ln week three, the student will learn about the Queen, Knight, and Bishop Attacks. They will learn how to further utilize their knowledge of the Danger Squares in this lesson. In...
The student's chess skills will continue to improve with more knowledge about the game, learning the rules and learning more checkmates. They will strengthen their game even more by playing against other students or the teacher on-line via the lichess.org website.
Students will receive chess curriculum and a chess puzzle homework sheet to be printed out. The chess puzzle homework sheet will be discussed in the last few minutes of class to make sure all students understand what to do. At the beginning of the next class, we will go over the homework to check for understanding.
20 files available upon enrollmentStudents should have a pencil with an eraser in class and a folder to keep all their chess curriculum and homework puzzles together.
A learner is assessed by understanding the answers on each chess puzzle assignment and knowing how to checkmate to win their games. When a student practices chess at home with others, or on-line, their skills will increase--this will reflect in their knowledge of the game.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
The students will be using the lichess.org website to practice various checkmates and to play games against each other or the teacher. This is a FREE site for students to access to improve their chess skills. ChessKid.com is also a great resource for students to access daily Chess Puzzles, to play chess against the computer, or against other students around the world. There are videos on this site that the students can watch, done by Grand Masters, who can really help the student achieve a higher skill level in chess.
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