Armenian School Curriculum Grid v2.xlsx - StLeonArmenianSchool by linzhengnd

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									New Growth Model for Armenian School Curriculum
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 Column1                              Kindergarten Grade 1 & 2
 Vocabulary Words
 Greetings                            բարեւ        շնորհակալութիւն
                                      բարի լոյս    հաճիս, խնդրեմ
                                      գիշեր բարի   ապրիս


 Clothing & Accessories               մատանի       շապիկ
                                      ակնոց        տաբատ
                                      պայուսակ     գուլպայ
                                                   կօշիկ
                                                   գլխարկ




 Travel
 Neighborhood
 Colors
 Numbers
 Actions (verb)
 Family
 Food
 Fruit & Vegetables
 Animals
 Nature
 House
 Body /Senses
 Calendar
 Church/Religion




 Listening                  Level 1
                            Level 2
                            Level 3

 Speaking                   Level 1
                            Level 2
          Level 3

Reading   Level 1
          Level 2
          Level 3

Writing   Level 1
          Level 2
          Level 3
chool Curriculum
      Grade 3 & 4       Grade 5 & 6         Grade 7


     ինչպէ՞ս ես        օրհնեայ տէր      ցտեսութիւն
     լաւ եմ            Աստւած օգնական   յաջողութիւն
     լաւ չեմ           շնորհաւոր        առողջութիւն
     դուն ինչպէ՞ս ես

     փէշ               հովանոց          մոյկ
     հագուստ           գօտի             թաշկինակ
     վերարկու          ժամացոյց         մազակալ
     ձեռնոց            վզնոց            ծամակալ
     վարտիք            ապարանջան        ժապաւէն
     գիշերանոց         օղ
     գրպան             հողաթափ
Existing Armenian School Core Curriculum [pp 25-36]
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                    Pre Kindergarte Grade 1                     Grade 2                 Grade 3                 Grade 4                                  Grade 5
    Reading         K   n
                        • Recognize the 38 • Read with fluency, • Read fluently, paying • Read fluently, paying • Read fluently paying                   • Read fluently, paying attention
                           letters of the         expression and          attention to          attention to          attention to the                   to punctuation marks
                           alphabet               comprehension           punctuation marks     punctuation marks and pronunciation and
                           • Blend sounds                                 and making inferences making inferences.    punctuation marks
                           together to read
                           words.
                           • Proper
                           enunciation
                           • Capitalize on the
                           student's memory
                           and visual abilities
                           • Recognize key
                           words.
                           • read aloud
                           • Read with
                           understanding.

                           • Express ideas        • Retell stories read   • Retell stories read     • Retell stories read out • Retell the story read    • Learn the vocabulary words
    Comprehension          through                out loud.               out loud.                 loud.                     aloud                      • Retell the story read aloud
                           illustrations.
                           • Colors               • Learn the meaning     • Learn the synonyms                                • Learn the vocabulary
    Vocabulary             • Shapes               of key words            and antonyms of                                     words
                           • Family                                       vocabulary words
                           • Body
                           • Senses
                           • Seasons
                           • Clothing
                           • Animals
                           • Know the days of
                           the week, months
                           of the year, and
                           parts of the day
                           (morning, noon,
                           afternoon, evening)


                           • Write legibly.   • Write Alphabet with • Answer the             • Begin writing                  • Writing as a process     • Writing as a process approach
    Writing                • Write their name key words and         questions of the text in narrative and                    approach                   • The three major parts of a
                           • Write numbers 1- illustrate            writing                  descriptive essays               • Making sure to have an   writing:
                           50                                                                                                 introduction, main idea    -Introduction
                           • Count numbers 1-                                                                                 and conclusion             -Development
                           100                                                                                                                           -Conclusion

                                                  • Write key words       • The spelling            • Spelling test on the    • Prepared spelling test   • Prepared spelling test (5 lines
    Spelling                                      correctly               homework for the          above mentioned 3-5       (5 lines from the text)    from the text)
                                                                          weekly spelling test is   lines                     • Unprepared spelling      • Unprepared spelling test
                                                                          to learn to write                                   test
                                                                          correctly the
                                                                          designated 3-5 lines of
                                                                          the text
                                                  • Copy 4-5 lines        • Copy a paragraph     • Write meticulously 3-
    Copying                                       legibly and with        from the text, forming 5 lines of the text
                                                  correct spelling        upper case and lower   paying attention to
                                                                          case letters correctly lower and upper case
                                                                                                 letters
                           • Use age              • Recognize and use     • Use of upper case    • Syllables                  • Phonics (Review          • Review consonants and vowels
    Grammar                appropriate            of upper case letters   letters At the         • Nouns                      consonants and vowels)     • Dictionary and alphabetical
                           grammar and            • Consonant and         beginning of proper,   • Verbs                      • Diphthong                order
                           vocabulary.            vowel sounds            names, After a period, • Pronouns                   • alphabetical order       • Root words
                                                  • Proper names and      At the beginning of a • Adjectives                  • Syllables                • Compound words
                                                  common names            new sentence           • Major elements of a        • Word Composition         • Synonyms
                                                  • Syllables             • Nouns                sentence (subject and        • Root words               • Antonyms
                                                  • Singular-plural       • Singular-plural      verb)                        • Compound words           • Capitalization
                                                                          • Verbs                                             • Vocabulary               • Punctuation
                                                                          • Conjugation                                       • Synonym                  • Noun or subject
                                                                          (present, past and                                  • Antonyms                 • Proper and common names
                                                                          future tenses)                                      • Sentence Structure       • Plural/singular
                                                                          • Adjectives                                        • Capitalization           • Declension
                                                                          • Articles                                          • Punctuation              • Articles
                                                                          • Synonyms and                                      • Noun or subject          • Pronouns
                                                                          Antonyms                                            • Proper and common        • Adjectives
                                                                                                                              names                      • Verbs
                                                                                                                              • Plural/singular          • Groups of verbs ending with el,
                                                                                                                              • Declension               il, al
                                                                                                                              • Articles                 • Tense (present, past, future)
                                                                                                                              • Pronouns                 • Auxiliary verb "to be
                                                                                                                              • Adjectives
                                                                                                                              • Verbs
                                                                                                                              • Groups of verbs ending
                                                                                                                              with el, il, al
                                                                                                                              • Tense (present, past,
                                                                                                                              future)
                                                                                                                              • Auxiliary verb "to be"
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Existing Armenian School Core Curriculum [pp 25-36]
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                     Pre Kindergarte Grade 1                           Grade 2                 Grade 3                     Grade 4               Grade 5
    Social Studies   K   n           • Armenian History                • Seasons               • Seasons, in more
                                               • St. Mesrob            • Plants (vegetables,   detail
                                               • Vartanantz            fruits, flowers)        • Plants (parts of a tree
                                               • Geography of          • Breakfast, Lunch ,    or flower)
                                               Armenia                 Dinner                  • Continents, oceans,
                                               • Architecture of the   • Good manners          islands, etc.
                                               Armenian Church,        (greetings)             • Day, week, month,
                                               • Khatchkar                                     year, leap year, century
                                                                                               • Nutrition food
                                                                                               • Different parts of the
                                                                                               body
                                                                                               • Good manners
                                                                                               (greetings)

                          • Religious symbols; • Sharagans             • Sharagans           • Church
    Religion              cross                • Prayer                • Prayer              • Lord's Prayer
                          • Prayer             • Feast days            • Feast days          • Sharagans
                          • Feast days                                                       • Bible
                          • Know the                                                         • 10 Commandments
                          significance of                                                    • Church Service
                          holidays                                                           • Saints
                                                                                             • Feast days and
                                                                                             Prayers
                                                                       • The origins of the  • Early stages of                                   • Heritage project on the
    History &                                                          Armenian Nation       Armenian history                                    Armenian genocide
    Geography                                                          • Geograpy of Armenia followed by the history
                                                                       (mountains, lakes,    of Ardashesian and
                                                                       rivers)               Arshagouni Kingdoms,
                                                                                             and the conversion of
                                                                                             the Armenian Nation to
                                                                                             Chritianity


                          • re-tell favorite                           • Recitation of         • Recitation of poems       • Recite with         • Recite with understanding and
    Recitation            story-books                                  selected poems after                                understanding and     expression selected poems
                                                                       reading and                                         expression selected
                                                                       understanding the                                   poems
                                                                       subject
    Music


    Art




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Existing Armenian School Core Curriculum [pp 25-36]
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                    Grade 6                              Grade 7
                    • Read fluently and comprehend       • Fables, short stories, poetry and
    Reading         what he/she read.                    the novel are introduced with
                                                         segments from famous Armenian
                                                         authors.




                    • Be able to interpret what he/she
    Comprehension   read in his own words

                                                         • Students expand their formal
    Vocabulary                                           vocabulary.




                    • Composition and recitation.        • Translation of texts is required.
    Writing




    Spelling




    Copying


                    • Use the parts of speech,           • At this level students learn the
    Grammar         vocabulary and especially            basic parts of speech and sentence
                    grammar correctly                    composition along with
                                                         conversation and mastery of the
                                                         alphabet in print and script.
                                                         • Major emphasis is placed on
                                                         Armenian grammar and its usage,
                                                         language is reinforced through
                                                         narrative writing assignments.
                                                         • Grammar is the principal focus
                                                         of the Language Arts curriculum
                                                         though literature is also presented.




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Existing Armenian School Core Curriculum [pp 25-36]
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                     Grade 6                                Grade 7
                     • Students will learn the history      • History and geography is focused
    Social Studies   and geography of Armenia in its        on Armenia.
                     global context.                        • The Armenian Question is
                     • They will also learn about our       introduced and input is requested
                     faith-based traditions and cultural    from students.
                     customs.                               • This will also be an exercise in
                                                            writing and feedback.
                                                            • Information is presented about
                                                            Armenia, the Armenian people
                                                            and culture.
                                                            • Oral and written expression is
                                                            required about the presentations.


                                                      • Religion in the Intermediate and
                     • Religion in the Intermediate and
    Religion         Junior Levels focuses on the     Junior Levels focuses on the
                     fundamentals of our Armenian     fundamentals of our Armenian
                     Christian faith and teaches the  Christian faith and teach the basics
                     basics of Badarak.               of Badarak.
                     • The basic prayers of our       • Focus is on the basic prayers of
                     Armenian Christian faith are     our Armenian Christian faith as
                     mandatory prerequisites          well as on scriptural readings
                                                      during major Feasts.
                     • Know about the major Armenian • In addition the significance of
    History &        cultural figures and events.     Armenian literature through
    Geography        • Know about famous Armenian     specific periods is presented as
                     literary figures and be familiar well as the major periods in
                     with their work.                 Armenian History.




                     • Composition and recitation.
    Recitation


                     • Armenian traditional music and
    Music            famous Armenian composers will
                     be introduced to the students.

                     • Intermediate and junior level
    Art              students will apply their creative
                     skills to art that reflects Armenian
                     culture.
                     • They will also be introduced to
                     famous Armenian artists and
                     different techniques germane to
                     Armenian culture.




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Readiness (Performance Indicators)

                                          Full Time       Partial        None
Is Armenian spoken at home?

Results from simple assessment
                              example: http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/osa/nyseslat/samplers/2007/

								
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