2017 – 2018 Level One

1st Line Of Punjabi Alphabet

2nd Line Of Punjabi Alphabet

3rd Line of Punjabi Alphabet

4th Line of Punjabi Alphabet

5th Line of Punjabi Alphabet

6th Line of Punjabi Alphabet

7th Line of Punjabi Alphabet

Jap Ji Sahib 5 Pauris

January 13, 2018

Memorize first page of Animals from the book (page number 68)
Memorize all colors (Page number 75) Book page colors are black and white.
Please show them all the colors around the house and practice saying them.
Memorize numbers 1-10
Go over first five lines of the alphabet
Complete pages  82-86  of book for writing practice. They will be checked next Saturday for HW completion.

Recite first Pauri of Japji Sahib with your kids every day. Will listen to the first pauri of Japji Sahib in class next week.

January 6, 2018

Memorize ਪਹਿਲੀ ਪਉੜੀ of Japji Sahib as much as you can

Complete pages 82,83 and 84 of your Level 1 book and practice saying the letters as you write them (Pronunciation audio files are uploaded on Rochester Gurdwara Website)

Memorize Animal names from Level 1 book (page number 68 of Level 1 book)

December 9, 2017

Midterm Punjabi test is on December 16th, 2017 for all levels. Be in Gurdwara Sahib by 3:30pm.

Please refer to Level 1 Punjabi Book to review and practice Midterm Level 1 Syllabus.

Syllabus for mid-term exam:

First 5 lines of Punjabi Alphabet
Days of the week
1-10 ginti
Body Parts
Oral Commands
First 7 Oral Qs
Sikh History (first five Qs)
Animal Names (Page 68,69)
Word names starting with Alphabet letters (First five lines) from the book

December 2, 2017

Review and study for Midterm test

Syllabus for mid-term exam:

First 5 lines of Punjabi Alphabet
Days of the week
1-10 ginti
Body Parts
Oral Commands
First 7 Oral Qs
Sikh History (first five Qs)
Animal Names (Page 68,69)
Word names starting with Alphabet letters (First five lines) from the book

November 18, 2017

Next quiz: December 2nd, 2017
Mid-term test: 
December 16th, 2017

ABOVE you can find seven recordings (seven lines of the alphabet). For homework, listen and practice saying the letters. Then record SEPARATE 5 lines (speaking slowly) of your child.

Some notes on upcoming class schedule for level-1:

  1. There is no class next Saturday, November 24th, 2017
  2. The following homework assignments will be graded during December 2nd class:
    • Re-check 25 workbook pages for completion and good writing (20 points)
    • New audio file of correct pronunciation of first 25 letters (20 points)
  3. Our second quiz for level-1 will be taken on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Please review the following materials with your child to prepare for this quiz (60 points):
    • Sequentially say the first 25 letters of the alphabet (first five lines)
    • Write the letters as your teacher says them
    • Read the letters to your teacher
    • Identify body parts and say their names in Punjabi
    • Identify colors and say their names in Punjabi (page 75-78)
    • Review animal names (page 68-69)
    • Sikh History Qs 1-5 (Page 66)
    • Know how to respond to all oral commands (page 55)

November 11, 2017

Memorize Colors, Body Parts, First page Animal Names
Review Oral Commands, First seven Oral Questions (Kids should be able to understand oral commands and be ready to answer the questions asked)

November 4, 2017

Quiz next class (November 11th, 2017)

Memorize the following-
days of the week
First ten numbers in Punjabi (੧ – ੧੦)
Colors first page
Body Parts first page
Oral Commands

October 21, 2017

Finish the first 20 letter pages. Letters should be written nicely and in proper places.

Record the third and fourth line and send it by next Saturday. For those who still need to submit first two lines, please do so that too.

Body Parts (memorize) page 76 of Level 1 book

Colors (Page 75 of Level 1 book)

No class next week. Next class November 4th, 2017

October 14, 2017

Complete alphabet writing pages up to ਛ
(redo the letters until they are written nicely and in correct locations on each page)

Make a recording of your child saying the first 10 letters. And email it to your child’s teacher.
Please use the audio emailed earlier (above) for the child to learn correct pronunciation. This audio is also available on the class webpage.There will be a quiz on November 4th, to evaluate reading, writing and speaking the letters. Our goal is to reach 20 letters by then. The audio for letters 11 through 20 will be emailed after the next class.October 7, 2017

Complete ੳ through ਙ in your book. Each letter must be written accurately and on the correct location on the page. Re do the letters not done properly.

September 23, 2017

No class next Saturday (September 30th, 2017)
Next Class October 7th, 2017

Complete pages for ੳ through ਹ in your book if not done already. Complete writing page number 82 in your Punjabi book for ੳ, ਅ, ੲ, ਸ, ਹ

Practice and memorize color names.

September 16, 2017

Finish writing ਅ ੲ (2 pages). Those who didn’t finish ੳ page should finish that. HW will count towards your final grade from next class.

Stars are next to the ੳ that need to be re-done nicely.

September 9, 2017

Complete the ੳ practice page in Level 1 book. Please make sure that the child follows the given steps and keep re doing the letter until correctly written.

Talk to your child about the importance of paying attention in class and being nice to each other.