Kinder (Ages 4-5) – The students will learn vocabulary, colors, shapes, numbers, and children’s songs. Activities will include drawing, handicrafts, imitation of bird and other animal sounds, and learning games. All activities are conducted in Persian
Pre-school (Ages 5-6) – The students will continue to build a strong vocabulary and will converse in Persian. The students will learn to read and write simple sentences and will play flash card games and sing Persian songs.
First Grade (Ages 7+) – The students will continue to learn phonetics, letters, words and syllables while reading the lessons fluently and discussing the lessons in Farsi. The curriculum includes learning the numbers up to 100, telling short stories, writing dictation every two weeks, and learning the days of the week and months.
Second Grade – The focus of second grade will be reading fluency. Each student will read 3-4 story books and will discuss the books in class. Additionally, the students will learn the numbers up to 200, do bi-weekly dictations, and learn about Iranian customs, including Norouz and Mehregan celebrations.
Third Grade – At the end of this session, the students will be able to read and write fluently and with accuracy. The students will read Iranian and American stories and write about the stories, do dictation bi-weekly, and learn about Iranian geography and neighboring countries. They will also continue to learn about Iranian customs and celebrations (Nowrouz, Sizdehbedar, Mehregan, Sadeh, Yalda, and Charshanbeh Soori.
Fourth Grade – The students will continue to do bi-weekly dictation and will read Persian books and newspapers fluently. The students will write essays about Nowrouz, Yalda, and Sizdebedar. Also, they will learn about famous poets and read poems and write them in prose, and the fourth graders will continue to focus on Iranian geography, including states and capital cities.