Aleph 1 aleph – 1st Year 

 Morah Shari Cohen

 

Today in class we worked on:
1/21 –
1) Our class reviewed lesson 12, all letters and vowels previously learned.
2) We did some practice worksheets with letter recognition and sound /reading.
3) We moved on to lesson 13, learning a new letter Zayin.
Homework to be completed by next class:
1/21 –
1) reading in lesson 13… pages 60 and 61.
2) Practice each night for 10 minutes. Make note of what is difficult or unknown so we can address it in class next week.

 
 

Today in class we worked on:
1/14 –
1) We reviewed lesson 11 and continued with lesson 12.
2) Your students have now learned 18 letters and 6 vowels and their adaptations. In the beginning of each chapter are the letters and vowels we have learned. Ask your student to tell you the name of the letter and the sounds they make. If they are unsure of some, write them down and we can review them in class. Your partnership is crucial to your student’s success.
3) Review and read. This is best way to stay connected to the lessons we learned this week and the weeks before.
Homework to be completed by next class:
1/14 –
1) Homework for 1/21: Read and re read, page 56.
2) Work and complete  page 58 in the workbook as well. These are both from our most recent lesson # 12. Morah Shari

 

Today in class we worked on:
1/7 –
1) We review lessons 1-10.
2) We introduced chapter 11
3) We reviewed new words Saba and Safta.
4) We concluded by playing tic tac toe with all words from chapters 1-11.
Homework to be completed by next class:
1/7 –
1) reading page 51 and the bottom writing exercise.

 

Today in class we worked on:
12/17 –
1) This week we reviewed and corrected our assessment tests.
2) Each student had an opportunity to see where they need additional work and what their strengths are in Hebrew.
3) In honor of Hanukkah we learned the Hebrew letters on the dreidel and then broke into small groups and played the game. We played with pennies that we gave to Tzedakah.
Homework to be completed by next class:
12/17 –
1) Over break: students should practice reading in the latest chapter (10) and review what was difficult for them on the assessment. Morah Shari

 

Today in class we worked on:
12/10 –
1) We reviewed all chapters and I answered any questions prior to the students taking our assessment test.
2) Some of the student were also able to do the reading part of the assessment as well.
Homework to be completed by next class:
12/10 –
1) Next week we will go over the assessment and discuss how we will be moving forward next semester.

 

Today in class we worked on:
12/3 –
1) We worked in lesson 10 with letters Vav and Vet which make the same sound..”V”
2) We introduced a new vowel the Shva, the shva makes no sound and joins letters aleph and akin which are also silent.
3) We read pages 46 and 47 as well as the writing on page 47.
4) We had an all school T’fillah.
Homework to be completed by next class:
12/3 –
1) Go on Behrman House’s Online Learning Center and work on the games corresponding with the lessons up thru lesson #10
2) Homework should be practicing the reading on 46 and 47 and completing page 48 on their own.
3) In two weeks (12/17) the students will be getting an assessment so that I can get a clear picture of what they have learned.
4) Next week will be review of chapters 1-10 to prepare for the assessment.
5) On 12/17 each student should bring a quiet reading material in case they finish early or are waiting for their reading turn.

 

Today in class we worked on:
11/19 –
1) Reviewed homework from the previous week. Checking decoding and reading skills.
2) Began Lesson 9 with new letter Tav and Tet.
3) Played fly swatter game with new words containing new letter and vowels.
4) We had our monthly pizza dinner with the rest of the Tuesday Hebrew school classes.
Homework to be completed by next class:
11/19 –
1) Go on Behrman House’s Online Learning Center and work on the games corresponding with the lessons up thru lesson #9.
2) Practice, Practice Practice!!  We will be away from class an extra week over Thanksgiving. It is very important to practice reading with your child.
3) If you are noticing any challenges or struggles, please reach out to me.
4) pages 41 and 42.  Writing and reading.

 

 

Today in class we worked on:
11/12 –
1) We will be working through Lesson 7 with reading and writing.
2) We have also completed our flash cards for now. As we learn more letter, vowel and words we will continue to add.
3) We began lesson 8…learning a new letter Resh and the vowel that makes a long A sound.
Homework to be completed by next class:
11/12 –
1) Reading is assigned each week. The reading for this week is on pages 31 and 37. They should be practicing their reading each day for 10 minutes.
2) Go on Behrman House’s Online Learning Center and work on the games corresponding with the lessons up thru lesson #7. 

 

 

Today in class we worked on:
11/5 –
1) We reviewed all letters and vowels covered so far and created flash cards for those letters.
2) We learned a new letter, Tzadi and Tzadi Sofit . We will spend more time working on the lesson 7 next week.
3) We began to create a vocabulary library with flash cards so that the students can practice at home.
Homework to be completed by next class:
11/5 –
1) Please be sure your student has extra index cards as we will be adding to the library.
2) Test themselves with their flash card file.
3) Go on Behrman House’s Online Learning Center and work on the games corresponding with the lessons up thru lesson #7. 

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/29 –
1) We reviewed all letters and vowels and began Lesson 6. No new letter just a new vowel, the long E sound as in Egypt.
2) Worked on some reading and vocabulary words and meanings.
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/29 –
1) Next week each student should bring in a pack of index cards to make vocabulary flash cards.
2) Homework assigned Reading on page 26 and written work page 27.
3) Go on Behrman House’s Online Learning Center and work on the games corresponding with the lessons up thru lesson #6. 

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/22 –
1) We worked in lesson 5 in our textbook, learning the Gimel letter and the eh vowel.
2) We consistently reviewed all the previous letters, vowels and words.
3) We learned about sentence structure in Hebrew as our reading has started to add full sentences.
4) Played a letter vowel “bowling” game as well as word translation “bowling game”.
5) We had an all school T’fillah
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/22 –
1) review letters, vowels and words in lessons 1-4.
2) READ, READ, READ!!!
3) Go on Behrman House’s Online Learning Center and work on the games corresponding with lessons 1-4

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/15 –
1) We spent our learning time reviewing all the Lessons from 1-4. Reading and reviewing letter and vowel sounds so that each student is prepared to move forward.
2) Each student had an opportunity to solve a reading “sound check” determining which words sounded alike, or what word did not belong.
3) We had our first pizza dinner of the year with the rest of the Hebrew school
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/15 –
1) Reading on page 18. Read often enough that the words are read smoothly and with minimal errors.
2) Go to the Behrman House Online Learning Center and work on the sections that correspond with lessons 1-4

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/1 –
Reviewed homework Assigned Pages 14, 15
worked on Lesson 4:  letters Hay and Yud.
We played our tic tac toe game
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/1 – reading page 18

 

Today in class we worked on:
9/24 –
•The class reviewed our letters and vowel sounds from lessons 1 and 2. Reading practice is essential to remembering what they have already learned.
•We introduced lesson three with a new letter and vowel.
• class split up into 2 groups
1 group played a Hebrew letter matching game to reinforce letter and sound knowledge.
1 group played fly swatter game for reading reinforcement.
•Went to our first Mincha t’fillah
Homework to be completed by next class:
9/24 –
• Assignment is any reading page from lesson 3.

 

Today in class we worked on:
9/17 – We reviewed letters and vowel from chapter one
We began work on chapter 2..letters that are silent Aleph and Ayin
Letter Bet.
Worked on writing letters and reading.
Played game to begin blending sounds with different letter combinations.
Homework to be completed by next class:
9/17 – Complete page 11 in Aleph/Bet book
Practice reading 10 minutes each evening

 

Today in class we worked on:
9/10 – Our first Hebrew letters and vowel. We learned the Shin, Mem and Final Mem letters. We learned the Ah vowel sound. We combined letters and the vowels to make words. The entire Hebrew school gathered to hear the sound of the shofar because it is Elul. It was a great day!
Homework to be completed by next class:
9/10 – Please read 10 minutes per day
Word Building page 6 lines 1-6
Keep practicing!!