Grammar School Highlight


Grammar stage is the foundation for children in preparing them to continue to study in the stage of Logic and Rhetoric. Our programs focus in preparing the students academically as well as socially and spiritually. Students learn and comprehend new knowledge, concepts, and applications in their daily life. Basic facts and memorization are emphasized in this stage because they are needed for overall comprehension, discussions, questions, presentations, and projects in order to train them to think critically. Parents and teachers work together to nurture students in their development in study habits, character, and spiritual.


First GradeGS01

  • Bible: The Characteristics of God, Bible Stories
  • Memorize Ephesians 1
  • Intensive phonics instruction
  • Write a complete sentence
  • Learn to read chapter books
  • Indonesian Language: Learn to read stories
  • Saxon 2 Math Skills
  • Geography: Continents and Countries
  • Science: Living and Non-Living Things


Second Grade

  • Bible: Genesis through Joshua
  • Memorize Ephesians 2
  • Write a simple narrative story in sequence
  • Use and Classify Parts of Speech: Noun, Verb, Adjectives, Adverb
  • Indonesian Language: Learn chapter books
  • Saxon 3 Math Skills
  • History: Ancient Egypt
  • Science: Introduction to Solar System, Earth, and Rocks


Third Grade

  • Bible: Judges through Kings
  • Memorize Ephesians 3
  • Write personal expository narrative (2-3 paragraphs) with 3-4 sentences each
  • Use and classify Parts of Speech: Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb, Preposition
  • Writing in cursive with emphasis on clarity
  • Indonesian Language: Grammar, Parts of Speech
  • Saxon Intermediate 4 Math Skills
  • History: Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Science: Ecosystem and Food ChemistryGS02


Fourth Grade

  • Bible: Chronicles through Malachi
  • Memorize Ephesians 4
  • Using self-selected topic or prompt, write a paragraph with topic sentence, supporting details, and concluding sentence
  • Use and classify Parts of Speech: Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb, Preposition, Conjunction Direct/Indirect Object, and Prepositional Phrases
  • Indonesian Language: Grammar, Parts of Speech, write simple paragraph
  • Saxon Intermediate 5 Math Skills
  • History: Fall of Rome, Early Middle Ages, Medieval, The Beginning of Renaissance
  • Science: Physics – Energy, Motion, Simple Machines


Fifth Grade

  • Bible: Gospels
  • Memorize Ephesians 5
  • Master Simple Past and Present Tense
  • Writing expository narrative: explaining a process or biography (3-4 paragraphs)
  • Emphasize elaborating supporting details for a topic sentence
  • Indonesian Language: Grammar, Parts of Speech, write simple stories (2-3 paragraphs)
  • Latin: Vocabulary, Declension
  • Saxon Course 1 Math Skills
  • History: Early Modern Times, American Revolution
  • Science: Plants, Animals Kingdom, and Human Body & Systems


Sixth Grade

  • Bible: Acts through Revelation
  • Memorize Ephesians 6
  • Writing expository narrative: explaining a process or biography (3-4 paragraphs)
  • Emphasize elaboration of details with 5-6 sentence paragraphs
  • Indonesian Language: Grammar, Parts of Speech, writing stories, Formal Speech
  • Latin: Vocabulary, Declension
  • Saxon Course 2 Math Skills
  • History: Modern Times, Civil War, World Wars
  • Science: Earth, Rocks, Solar System

GS03

 

Minimum Entrance Standard

First Grade

  1. Understand directions in simple sentences (in English and Indonesian Language)
  2. Read 3 letters words
  3. Write the name and read the alphabets
  4. Able to eat independently
  5. Able to use restroom independently

Second Grade

  1. Fluently read and comprehend stories
  2. Write a complete sentence (in English and Indonesian Language)
  3. Master first grade concepts

Third Grade

  1. Fluently read and comprehend stories
  2. Answer complete questions in complete sentences verbally (in English and Indonesian Language)
  3. Master second grade concepts

Fourth Grade

  1. Fluently read and comprehend novels
  2. Able to answer complete questions in complete sentences written and verbally (in English and Indonesian Language)
  3. Master third grade concepts

Fifth Grade

  1. Fluently read, comprehend, and summarize novels
  2. Able to answer complete questions in complete sentences written and verbally (in English and Indonesian Language)
  3. Master fourth grade concepts

Sixth Grade

  1. Fluently read, comprehend, and summarize novels
  2. Able to answer complete questions in complete sentences written and verbally (in English and Indonesian Language)
  3. Master fifth grade concepts