Lesson Overviews for Parents 11/24

Judaism Lesson Overview

KHow We PrayStudents will understand that praying is a way of talking to God and an important part of Jewish life, become familiar with the special dress of the prayer (tallit and kippah), and know that the siddur is one of the most important things we use to make prayer meaningful.
1-2Simchat TorahStudents answer the question:  On Simchat Torah the Jewish People rejoice in the Torah. Today, my family rejoices because:  
3Avodah Lesson 3: How do we relate to God?Human relationships can be a model and metaphor for our relationship with God
4Siddur GeographyThe fixed order of worship and the personal intention we bring to prayer help us make connections with God.
5-6Public Reading of the Torah (part 2)Students will build on last week’s lesson about the role of Public Reading of the Torah, and also learn about the prayers Mi Shebeirach and Birkat HaGomeil.
7Birth and deathJudaism has rituals for these unavoidable lifecycle events that impart Jewish values and help us make connections with God
HSJews in the Modern WorldThe students will identify ways that Jews were influenced by the modern world, better understand adaptations that Jews made to Judaism, and reflect on ways Jews continue to adapt today.

K-3 Hebrew Lesson Overview

LetterTransliteration & TranslationWord of the DayTransliteration & TranslationLesson

1-2ח ChetחַלָּהChallah

4-7 Hebrew Lesson Overview

MannabergShalom AleichemStudents will read the prayer, sing the prayer, and using journals, write their thoughts and feelings about the prayer
SchickerMa’ariv Aravim and Yotzer Or Review lesson. Will spend time working on reading skills and vocabulary.
SpivakEin KeloheinuLooked at ways in which art and poetry beautify important messages and make the messages more attractive

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