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Toddler Class (ages 3-4)
This class teaches children to interact with the language by playing games, making crafts, singing songs, and storytelling. These activities supplement our standard German kindergarten activities especially learning the concepts of same and different, size, opposites, left and right, numbers, colors and more. Seasonal topics are also incorporated into the lesson plan.
Primary Class (ages 5-6)
This class teaches children to learn and practice German through playful activities that encourage the kids to communicate in German. The curriculum is filled with activities that encourage language and literacy development in young children, e.g. rhythmic games, playing with syllables and letters. Reading and writing is introduced through games and other supplemental learning materials.
Lower Elementary (ages 7-8)
This class teaches children to focus on conversation, expand their vocabulary and work on Grammar, as well as reading and writing in German. Reading and writing is introduced within the learning topic. Other supplemental learning materials are supporting the reading and writing development as well.
Lower Elementary Tuesdays 5pm - 6pm IN-PERSON
Required Material: Tinto 2 Arbeitsbuch
Elementary (ages 9-10)
This class focuses on conversation. A strong literary component also ensures that the students not only listen, speak and play in German, but read and write, as well as work on grammar. The topics are chosen according to children's interests to provide a fun yet educational environment similar to schools in Germany.
Elementary Wednesdays 4pm - 4:50pm REMOTE
Required Material: Tinto 3 Arbeitsbuch
Upper Elementary I (ages 11-12) and II (ages 12-13)
This class is for students who are already communicating well, but need to work on grammar and orthography. Students will apply word analysis and vocabulary skills to comprehend selections and they will read and comprehend unfamiliar words using root words, synonyms, antonyms, word origins and derivations.
Upper Elementary I Wednesdays 5pm - 5:50pm REMOTE
Required Material: Tinto 4 Arbeitsbuch
Through the various reading of different stories and hands-on activities, students will make inferences, draw conclusions, compare and contrast, summarize stories, use context clues and establish purposes for reading. We will also focus on thinking and integrating the language process to help students improve their written communication skills.