Mid School

Language:

The general objectives at this level are:

  • To instill the awareness of associating different kinds of languages appropriately, in context to the person being addressed in any given situation.
  • To enable them to match frequently used words to objects, and spoken words to printed words.
  • To enable them to read any basic text with full comprehension, processing as he/she reads.
  • To enable them to write complete sentences with correct punctuation and grammar, while creating essays, letters and messages that are comprehensible and comprehensive.
  • To instill a sense of confidence and understanding in them, that will allow them to attempt spelling words unknown, and to make intelligent guesses of the meanings of sentences containing unknown words.
  • Make them aware of the home in context to the state, the state in the context of the country and the country in the context of the world, the world in the context of the universe.
  • To make them aware of their bodies, socially accepted rules and norms, the family, the environment (flora and fauna).

At the end of this stage learners should be able to –

  • Express feelings and opinions, in order to understand those of others and to view it in the context of his/her experiences.
  • The enable students to engage in simple discussions.
  • Use gestures and movements befitting the language in order to convey their feelings, while being aware of gestures used by others to understand their expressions.
  • To follow basic instructions and interpret them in the form of appropriate responses.
  • Make simple oral presentations.

Though it may yet be early to demarcate study of various sciences, aspects of each nonetheless would have been enhanced through observation and experimentation. Children would be exposed to hands-on science through learning-through-doing approaches. The stress here would be to ensure that the student has a wide knowledge base both empirical and experiential in readiness for the next level of learning.

Math:

The general objectives at this level are:

  • To instill a complete understanding of numbers including fractions and complex operations.
  • To enable them to view numbers from various perspectives in readiness for exercises in Algebra, in the years following.
  • To sharpen basic skills to enable postulation of higher concepts.
  • To make them aware of the basic elements of geometry and how to formulate statements into algebraic expressions.
  • To create an understanding of life skills like computation of ratios, profits, time, money and data representation.

At the end of this stage learners should be able to –

  • Have a complete understanding of numbers to crores /billions
  • Be adept at all basic operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division – at fast paces.
  • Easily work with operation of fractions including operations thereon.
  • Be comfortable with detailed concepts of time, money, measures, ratios, trade related life skills
  • Work with lines, angles, triangles, circles and the applications within experiences.