Lesson Overviews for Parents 11/3

Judaism Lesson Overview


TopicOverview
KReviewStudents reviewed the Torah stories they have learned this year:  Moses in the Basket, Moses and Pharoh, King Solomon, Queen Esther, Naomi and Ruth, David and Goliath, Jonah and the Whale, the Israelites and God’s Laws.
1-2Genesis Stories
Students reviewed the Torah stories they have learned this year: Adam & Eve, Noah, Abraham & Sarah Welcoming Visitors, Rebekkah’s Kindness at the Well, Jacob and Esau, Joseph and His Brothers.
3Parashat B’chukotai:Rules, laws, and teachings– Passing it onHow Jewish knowledge has been passed on to us, and how we will pass it on to others 
4We are ready to enter the Promised LandEretz Yisrael; Am Yisrael; B’rit.  How we connect the three
5-6God: How Are You Revealed in the World? And What is My Relationship with You?Students create their own text that describes their relationship with God and how God reveals God’s self in our world.
7Genesis storiesHow do the Genesis stories teach us lessons we can use in our lives? What are the lessons of the song Al Sheloshah Devarim?
HSSephardic DiasporaThe students learn how Jews were forced out of Spain, better understand how Sephardic Jews adapted Judaism to fit their new countries, and how are Jews today influenced by Sephardic ideas and innovations.

K-3 Hebrew Lesson Overview


LetterTransliteration & TranslationWord of the DayTransliteration & TranslationLesson
KרReshרִימוֹנִיםרַכֶּבֶתRimonim (ornaments for Torah
Rakevet (Train)

1-2.
Single dot under a letter(hirik) 
Long “ee” soundNo new vocabulary

3עAyinשְׁמַעעִברִיתShema
Hebrew
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4-7 Hebrew Lesson Overview


PrayerLesson
MannabergShalom AleichemLearn about Peace to the home and Angels.  Begin learning to sing the song
SchickerMa’ariv AravimSpecial things about day and night. Focus on how prayer brings us comfort. Begin learning how to read the prayer.
SpivakHaftarah prayers; conclusion of Torah serviceWhy do we compare Torah to a tree of life? What are possible meanings

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