* Note: some classes contain distinctly Christian content or a biblical worldview
The stage where children are building foundational knowledge. Students often think in concrete terms, repetition and memorization. Vocabulary and word lists are valuable weapons!
The stage where students begin to ask questions and compare and contrast to understand how knowledge relates to other knowledge. Theme-based writing is a powerful tool at this level.
The stage when foundational knowledge and critical thinking skills have armed students to engage in reasoned debates, persuasive writing and literary analysis.