Academics

PRE-GRAMMAR STAGE

(GRADES k-2) WHAT WE WILL DO IN THIS STAGE GUIDED DISCOVERY EXPLORE, FIND THINGS USES LOTS OF TACTILE ITEMS SING, PLAY GAMES CHANT RECITE COLOR, DRAW, PAINT, BUILD USE BODY MOVEMENTS SHORT CREATIVE PROJECTS SHOW AND TELL DRAMA HEAR/READ/TELL STORIES
 
 

GRAMMAR STAGE

(GRADES 3-6) WHAT WE WILL DO IN THIS STAGE LOTS OF HANDS ON LEARNING PROJECTS FIELD TRIPS DRAMA MAKE COLLECTIONS DISPLAYS, MODELS DRILLS, GAMES INTEGRATED SUBJECTS TEACH AND ASSIGN RESEARCH PROJECTS RECITATIONS MEMORIZATION
 

LOGIC STAGE

(GRADES 7-8) WHAT WE WILL DO IN THIS STAGE TIME LINES CHARTS MAPS DEBATES PRESUASIVE REPORTS DRAMA, RE-ENACTMENTS EVALUATE AND CRITIQUE FORMAL LOGIC RESEARCH PROJECTS ORAL/WRITTEN PRESENTATIONS GUEST SPEAKERS, TRIPS

RHETORIC STAGE

(GRADES 9-12) WHAT WE WILL DO IN THIS STAGE DRAMA ORAL PRESENTATIONS RESEARCH IN MAJOR AREAS WITH GOAL OF SYNTHESIS OF IDEAS MANY PAPERS SPEECHES DEBATES GIVE RESPONSIBILITIES ORGANIZE ACTIVITIES IN-DEPTH FIELD TRIPS WORLDVIEW DISCUSSIONS