Children are introduced to Bulgarian through individual play, songs, group circle time and other age appropriate basic writing activities. The experience is enhanced through movement activities, songs and craft projects, exposing the children to many Bulgarian cultural traditions. We look at books and talk about them. Children between the ages of 3.5 years to 6 years old are welcome and we no previous Bulgarian experience is required.
1st – 2nd grade
Starting in first grade students are introduced to basic language concepts, with the emphasis on simple communication skills, reading and writing skills. A workbook is used to introduce basic language skills. We continue to teach Bulgarian traditions through songs, play and cultural events.
3rd – 5th grade
Entering 3rd grade and higher students learn more complex concepts of the Bulgarian language. The classes focus on reading stories, writing of more complicated sentence structures and exploring more advanced grammar. Students learn interesting facts about Bulgaria and different countries and their history. The students participate in the Bulgarian events celebrated throughout the year.
Students who attend Bulgarian School at elementary level are encouraged to continue their studies on middle & high school level.
6th – 8th grade
Honors 6th Grade Social Studies in Bulgarian; AND
6th Grade Bulgarian Language, Literature and Culture
Honors 7th Grade Social Studies in Bulgarian; AND
7th Grade Bulgarian Language, Literature and Culture
Honors 8th Grade Social Studies in Bulgarian; AND
8th Grade Bulgarian Language, Literature and Culture
9th – 12th grade
AP Bulgarian Language and Culture
Honors Bulgarian Studies
AP Bulgarian Literature
Success on Two or More Testing Options. Student may qualify for the Seal of Biliteracy and College Credit(s).