ME Kids Academy Phonics and Abacus
ME Kids Academy Phonics and Abacus
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Phonics Content
Why to learn Phonics?
Phonics is a method for teaching the reading and writing of an alphabetic language (such as English, Arabic and Russian). It is done by demonstrating the relationship between the sounds of the spoken language (phonemes), and the letters or groups of letters (graphemes) or syllables of the written language.

Phonics Level 1
1 to 3 Months
2 to 3 Years Old
Phonics instruction must be systematic and sequential. In other words, letters and sounds are taught first. Then letters are combined to make words and finally, words are used to construct sentences.
Step 1: Introduce the vowels and their short sounds.
Step 2: Introduce the consonants and their sounds.

Phonics Level 2
4 to 6 Months
4 to 6 Years Old
Step 3: Begin blending short vowels with consonants.
Step 4: Begin blending and reading one vowel words and short sentences.

Phonics Level 3
7 to 9 Months
6 to 7 Years Old
Step 5: Introduce the long vowel sounds.
Step 6: Practice blending long vowels with consonants.

Phonics Level 4
10 to 12 Months
7 to 8 Years Old
Step 7: Begin blending and reading two vowel words and Introduce two special rules.
Rule #1: The One Vowel Rule Rule #2: The Two Vowel Rule
Step 8: Introduce the Phonics Charts which include the special sounds that are made when letters “stick” together.
ABACUS Content
Why learn abacus?
This skill has proven to be beneficial in improving one’s mental capability, increasing one’s speed of response, memory power and concentration power. This course has become a compulsory curriculum in many countries such as Taiwan, China and Japan, and countries such as India, Malaysia and Singapore have introduced the curriculum to schools. For adults who have missed out the opportunities to learn this skill when young, it is still not to late to acquire these skills so as to improve one’s memory and concentration powers. Learning this skill will help to strengthen one’s mental power, an important asset in this knowledge economy.
· There are a total of 8 levels.
· Each Level takes 3 Months (1216 lessons) to complete depending upon the student.
· Total Course Duration is 24 Months (190—200 classes) (Depending on the student)
· Class duration is 60 minutes twice a week.
· It is important to practice at home for at least 10 minutes, 23 times a week.
· For Children of age 414 Years
Runners Level – I (1st to 4th Standard)
Big B Formulae +9 to +1
Big B Formulae 9 to 1
Add/Less With Abacus  1/2 Digit sums
No. Of Pages – 46. (Size – B5)
Runners Level – II (1st to 4th Standard)
Small Sis Formulae +4 to +1
Small Sis Formulae 4 to 1
Combination Formulae +9 to +6
Combination Formulae 9 to 6
Add/Less With Abacus  1/2 Digit sums
No. Of Pages – 32. (Size – B5)
Sprinters Level – I (5th Standard Onwards)
Big B Formulae +9 to +1
Big B Formuale 9 to 1
Small Sis Formulae +4 to +1
Small Sis Formulae 4 to 1
Combination Formulae +9 to +6
Combination Formulae 9 to 6
Add/Less With Abacus  1/2 Digit sums
No. Of Pages – 68. (Size – B5)
Runners Level III /Sprinters Level II
Without Abacus – Add/Less 1/2Digit
With Abacus – Add/Less 2Digit
Continuous Add/Less 1 to 10
Multiplication  With Abacus 2Digit x 1Digit
No. Of Pages – 44. (Size – B5)
Runners Level IV/Sprinters Level III
Without Abacus – Add/Less 1/2Digit
With Abacus – Add/Less 2D/3Digit
Continuous Add/Less 11 to 20
Multiplication  With Abacus 3Digit x 1Digit
Division – With Abacus 2Digit / 1Digit
Multiplication – Without Abacus 2D x 1D
No. Of Pages – 42. (Size – B5)
Runners Level V/Sprinters Level IV
Without Abacus – Add/Less 1/2D
With Abacus – Add/Less 3D
Continuous Add/Less 21 to 30
Multiplication  With Abacus 2D x 2D and 3D x 2D
Division  With Abacus 4D / 1D
Multiplication  Without Abacus 3D x 1D
No. Of Pages – 38. (Size – B5)
Advance level 1 (4 months)
1) 3 digitcumulative addition and subtraction (finger exercies)
2) 4digit addition and subtraction ( 4 times in 1 problem ) 20sums
3) 4 digit Continuous addition and subtraction with abacus [ 10 times ]
4) 2digit without abacus (+ & )
5) 2digit * 2digit multiplications [ without abacus ]
6) 4digit / 1digit division (with abacus )
7) Orals [ with/without abacus ] 2digits
8) Decimal sums 1digits
9) 1digit negative sums
10) model papers
Advance level 2 (4 months )
1) 3 digit cumulative addition and subtraction (finger exercies)
2) 4digit / 2digit division (with)
3) 4digit addition and subtraction ( 6 times in 1 problem ) 20sums
4) 4 digit Continuous addition and subtraction with abacus [ 10 times ]
5) 2digit * 2digit multiplications [ without abacus ]
6) 3digits / 3digits multiplications (with abacus )
7) Orals [ with/without abacus ] 2digits (12times )
8) 2digit negative sums
9) Decimal sums . 2 digits
10) model papers
Grand level 1 [ 4 months ]
1) 5 digitscumulative addition and subtraction (15times in 1 problem )
2) 5digit addition and subtraction ( 4 times in 1 problem ) 20sums
3) Orals [ with/without abacus ]upto 3digits
4) 3digit * 3digit multiplications [ withabacus ]
5) 3digit * 2digit multiplications [ withoutabacus ]
6) 4digit / 2digit division (with abacus)
7) 3digits negative sums
8) 5 digit Continuous addition and subtraction with abacus [ 15 times ]
9) Decimal sums 3 & 4 digits [ with abacus]
10) model papers
Grand level 2 [ 4months ]
1) 5 digit cumulative addition and subtraction (15 times in 1 problem)
2) Addition and subtraction upto 5 digits (upto 5 times in 1 problem)
3) 4digit addition and subtraction ( times in 1 problem ) 20sums
4) 5 digit Continuous addition and subtraction with abacus [ 15 times ]
5) 4digit * 4digit multiplications [ with abacus ]
6) Orals [ with/without abacus ] 4 & 5 digits . {upto 15 times }
7) 3digit negative sums
8) 4digit / 2digit division (without abacus)
9) 5digit / 3digit division (with abacus)
10) Decimal sums 4 & 5 digits [ with abacus]
11) model papers
EnglisH GRAMMAR Content
Basic Level
1. Sentences
2. Parts of Sentence
3. Parts of Speech
4. Singular & Plural
5. Tenses
Intermediate Level
1. Auxiliary Verbs
2. Past Modal Verbs
3. Infinitive
4. Participle
5. Gerund
Advance Level
1. Active Passive Voice
2. Grammar constructions
3. Analysis of complex sentence