Curriculum

CHINMAYA MISSION SACRAMENTO BALA VIHAR CURRICULUM

Class

Theme

Chanting

Activity

Bala Vihar K

Grade  K

ABC Values; Stories on Ganesha and Karthikeya

Saha navavatuEkadantam
Karagre
Saraswati
Shiva shyanam
Tryambaka mantram
Shadananam
Sarva mangala
Manojavam
Shantipath

Arts and Crafts, Coloring, Games, Bhajans and Year-end-Skits

Bala Vihar I

Grade 1

Stories on Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati

ShuklambaradharamBrahmanandam
Lingashtakam
Kausalya supraja
Shantakaram
Om jaya jagadeesha hare
Guru Stotram verses 1-3

Arts and Crafts, Coloring, Games, Bhajans and Year-end-Skits

Bala Vihar II

Grade 2

Sri Krishna Leela

Guru Stotram verses 4-14Krishnashtakam
Madhurashtakam

Arts and Crafts, Coloring, Games, Workbooks exercises, Bhajans and Year-end-Skits

Bala Vihar III

Grade 3

Ramayana – Part 1

(3 Kandas)

Ganesha stavahApadamapahartaram
Rama stuti
Sharada stotram
Hanuman chalisa – 10 verses

Arts and Crafts, Coloring, Games, Workbook exercises,  Bhajans and Year-end-Skits

Bala Vihar IV

Grade 4

Ramayana – Part 2

(4 Kandas)

Hanuman Chalisa – all versesMahalakshmi Ashtakam
Ganga stotram

Arts and Crafts, Games, Quizzes, Workbook Exercises, Bhajans and Year-end-Skits

Bala Vihar V

Grade 5

Bhagavatham

Dashavatara stotramDakshinamurti dhyanam
Mahishasuramardini stotram

Arts and Crafts, Discussions, Workbook exercises, Q & A,  Games, Quizzes, Bhajans and Year-end-Skits

Bala Vihar VI

Grade 6

Saint and Sages

KrtajnataTapovan Shatkam

Arts and Crafts, Discussions, Workbook exercises, Q & A,  Games, Quizzes, Bhajans and Year-end- skits

Bala Vihar VII

Grade 7

Mahabharata Part I

Gita DhyanamReview of all prayers, one each week

Discussions, Q & A, Workbook exercises, Debates, Games, Quizzes, Bhajans and Year-end-Skits

Bala Vihar VIII

Grade 8

Mahabharata Part II

Gita DhyanamReview of all prayers, one each week

Discussions, Q & A, Workbook exercises, Debates, Games, Quizzes,Bhajans and Year-end-Skits

Pre-Yuva Kendra (IX)

Grade 9

Hindu Culture

Review of all prayers, one each week

Discussions, Q & A, Debates, Games, Quizzes, Bhajans and Year-end-Skits

Yuva Kendra

Grades 10, 11, 12

Holy Gita – Part 1/2/3, GITA CH-13 Values

Gita DhyanamGita 15
Review of all prayers, one each week 

Discussions, Q & A, Debates, Games, Quizzes, Bhajans and Year-end-Skits