Hindi Classes 2016-17

Hindi Class Handbook for all students

Please Print out the following sheets as per your students Class level

Hindi Sheets Basic

Hindi Writing Practice Sheets -Vowels

Hindi Writing Practice Sheets -Consonants

Gurukul conducts Hindi Classes as per following levels

Beginner I: (Bal Gopals)

These are 4yr olds. This class will learn Hindi basically through a lot of hands on activity and play. Will follow old curriculum.

Goal for this class:

  • Learning a few colors, fruits, vegetables, body parts and daily expressions.
  • Language Skill Level – None
  • Reading Skill Level – None
  • Writing Skill Level – None

Beginner II (Hanuman)

These are kids who are 5-8 yr. old and have attended Gurukul last year. Can sit through class. Learning in a classroom set up with some fun games involved.

Goal for this class:

Kids graduating from this class can perform the following tasks:

  • Have a strong foundation of the following topics
    • Counting
    • Colors
    • Fruits
    • Vegetables
    • Body Parts
    • Greetings
    • Relationships
    • Daily Expressions
  • Language Skill Level – Level 1 – Basic
    • Can memorize speak basic everyday words, expressions and very basic phrases. Can introduce him/herself
  • Reading Skill Level – Level 1 – Basic Readers
    • Can read memorized words
  • Writing Skill Level – None

Beginner III: (Swami Vivekananda)

These are 4thgraders and up who are beginners who have no knowledge of Hindi.

This class will learn in a classroom setup. Will follow old curriculum. This is special class for older kids who have no knowledge of Hindi but can quickly learn move up in the level.

Goal for this class:

Kids graduating from this class can perform the following tasks:

  • Have a strong foundation of the following topics.
    • Counting
    • Colors
    • Fruits
    • Vegetables
    • Body Parts
    • Greetings
    • Relationships
    • Daily Expressions
  • Language Skill Level – Level 1 – Basic
    • Can memorize speak basic everyday words, expressions and very basic phrases. Can introduce him/herself
  • Reading Skill Level – Level 1 – Basic Readers
    • Can read memorized words
  • Writing Skill Level – None

Level I: (Gautam Buddha)

These are kids who are 6+ years who have attended Gurukul last year and are learning to write  Hindi alphabets. They will learn in a classroom setup.

Goal for this class:

Kids graduating from this class are able to perform the following tasks:

  • Can fluently answer questions from any of the below topics.
    • Counting
    • Colors
    • Fruits
    • Vegetables
    • Body Parts
    • Greetings
    • Relationships
    • Daily Expressions
  • Language Skill Level – Level 2 – Elementary
    • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases
      aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others
  • Reading Skill Level – Level 2 – Emergent Readers
    • Readers at this stage have developed an understanding of the alphabet, phonological awareness, and early phonics. They have command of a significant number of high-frequency words.
    • Emergent readers are developing a much better grasp of comprehension strategies and word-attack skills. They can recognize different types of text, particularly fiction and nonfiction, and recognize that reading has a variety of purposes.
    • Books at this stage have:
      • Increasingly more lines of print per page
      • More complex sentence structure
      • Less dependency on repetitive pattern and pictures
      • Familiar topics but greater depth
  • Writing Skill Level – Level 1
    • Can write some alphabets

Level II:  (Samrat Ashoka)

These are elementary kids who already recognize the Hindi alphabet and are learning to blend alphabets and form words. They will learn in a classroom setup.

Goal for this class:

Kids graduating from this class are able to perform the following tasks:

  • Language Skill Level – Level 3 – Intermediate
    • Can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
    • Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly
  • Language Skill Level – Some elements Level 4 – Advanced
    • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
    • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate Basic need.
  • Reading Skill Level – Level 2 – Early fluent Readers
    • At this stage, reading is more automatic, with more energy devoted to comprehension than word attack. Readers are approaching independence in comprehending text.
    • These readers are experiencing a greater variety of text and are able to recognize different styles and genres. Independence often varies with the type of text being read.
    • Books at this stage have:
      • More pages
      • Longer sentences
      • More text per page
      • Richer vocabulary
      • Greater variation in sentence pattern
      • Less reliance on pictures
      • More formal and descriptive language
  • Writing Skill Level – Level 3
    • Can write a word group (any two-word phrase)
  • Writing Skill Level – Level 4
    • Can write a sentence (any simple sentence)

 

Level III: (Chanakya)

These kids have basic understanding of the alphabets and Vowels and have learned basic skills to read and write Hindi.

Goal for this class:

Kids graduating from this class are able to perform the following tasks:

  • Language Skill Level – Level 4 – Advanced
    • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
    • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate Basic need.
  • Language Skill Level – Level 5 – Proficient
    • Can fulfill routine social demands, such as small talk about one’s self, one’s family, and current events
    • Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters
      regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
    • Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans
  • Reading Skill Level – Level 2 – Early fluent Readers
    • At this stage, reading is more automatic, with more energy devoted to comprehension than word attack. Readers are approaching independence in comprehending text.
    • These readers are experiencing a greater variety of text and are able to recognize different styles and genres. Independence often varies with the type of text being read.
    • Books at this stage have:
      • More pages
      • Longer sentences
      • More text per page
      • Richer vocabulary
      • Greater variation in sentence pattern
      • Less reliance on pictures
      • More formal and descriptive language
  • Writing Skill Level – Level 5
    • Can write a punctuated story (of two or more sentences)
  • Writing Skill Level – Level 6
    • Can write a paragraph story (two themes):