Class Description

Classes for New Students

  1. Mathura - Grades K and 1

  2. Gokulam - Grade 2

  3. Govardhanam - Grades 3 - 5

  4. Indraprastham - Grades 6 and 7


Classes for Existing Students

  1. Gokulam

  2. Vrundhaavanam

  3. Avantika

  4. Dwaraka

  5. Hastinapuram

  6. Dharmakshetram


Classes for existing students are based on age and proficiency.


Sample Course Contents


mathurA

मथुरा

  • Reading (paThanam) and Writing (lekhanam) - recognize the individual letters and learn to write some of them (depending on grade).

  • Learn 10-20 conversational sentences

  • Learn 50 vocabulary words (numbers, colors, etc.)

  • Learn shlokas (praarthanaa shlokas, shanti mantras and subhashitams)

  • Learn Samskrit Songs (4 songs)

  • Listen to and understand simple stories in Samskrit (10 stories).

  • Crafts, games and outdoor activities (in Samskrit)

  • Learn about Indian culture (Festivals)


gokulam

गोकुलम्


(students from mathurA continue here)

  • Simple conversation (very basic concepts)

  • Reading and writing of all letters, and short 2-4 letter words (e.g. अजः , कमलम् , etc.)

  • Vocabulary (150+ words)

  • Learn Shlokas (15)

  • Learn Songs (4)

  • Listen to and understand simple stories in Samskrit

  • Games and outdoor activities (in Samskrit)

  • Class Projects

vRndAvanam

वृन्दावनम्

(same curriculum as mathurA + gokulam combined curriculum -- for higher grades)

avantikA

अवन्तिका

(students from gokulam and vRndAvanam continue here)

  • Continue to build on conversation (more concepts)

  • Reading and writing of all guNitAxaram (क् + इ = कि )

  • Able to take dictation of 2-5 letter words (शिवः , गुरवः, मालविका , etc.)

  • Vocabulary (300+ words)

  • Grammar -

  • Shlokas (25)

  • Song (4)

  • Projects

dvArakA

द्वारका

(students from avantikA continue here)

  • Conversation - start building sentences with more verbs, longer sentences and linking them (more concepts).

  • More focus on conversations

  • Reading and writing of all saMyukaaxaram ( वि द् या = विद्या , क र् म = कर्म )

  • More focus on able to read short paragraphs. answer questions.

  • Able to take dictation of words from गीता

  • Vocabulary (300+ words)

  • Stories (6)

  • Shlokas (25)

  • song (4)