The Elementary years are building on the foundation established in the foundation years. It is a time for building on the basics, exploring interests, and developing a love for learning. Basic academic skills are built upon through a broad list of opportunities, assignments, practice skills, and enrichment activities. The sense of belonging will expand to the world through history and cultures while gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation for community and country.
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When children are between the ages of 8-12, the capacity for logic emerges. They learn to distinguish between themselves and others and they gain a sense of ownership for their own ideas. A love for learning naturally develops and the time in the day devoted to learning will gradually increase. When younger, children perceive authority as other people. At this age, they begin to view authority as a set of rules as well as people. A sense of "sin" develops and they become capable of repentance and forgiveness. The objectives for a 8-12 year old child include: