Lesson Overviews for Parents 10/20

Judaism Lesson Overview

KJonahStudents watch a puppet show about Jonah and the Whale.  They all get into a “whale” and learn about helping others as they help each other get out.
1-2JosephWhat did Joseph do that made his brothers jealous? Can we behave in a good way, even when we are feeling bad?
3Holiness of the earth We will be discussing how the earth is important to us and God, and how to treat it appropriately/why we should. 
4Joshua and Caleb part IITrial for the Israelite Scouts returning from Eretz Yisrael
5-6T’hillim/PsalmsLesson one of two on the Book of Psalms (Poetry to God).
7Jacob and his struggle with the nighttime visitorThe meanings of this story; relationship between struggle and change
HSSepharad & AshkenaziThe students will identify primary differences between the Jewish communities of Spain and Germany, describe challenges each community faced, and apply what they have learned to explain how these communities contributed to the diversity of today’s Jewish world.

K-3 Hebrew Lesson Overview

LetterTransliteration & TranslationWord of the DayTransliteration & TranslationLesson
KכּKafכֶּלֶבכֶּיפָהDog (Kelev)Kippah
1-2א ו  AlefVavאָרוֹן הָקׄדֶשAron HaKodesh (The Holy Ark, where we keep the Torahs)
3ק צKoofTzadeeצְדָקָהTzedakah (Justice, Charity)7

4-7 Hebrew Lesson Overview

MannabergL’cha DodiLesson 3-Sameach B’chelko
SchickerBar’chuLesson 3. Learning about welcoming others.
SpivakTorah and Haftarah blessingsReviewed Torah blessings; practiced Haftarah blessing; who were the prophets?

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