Bet 2 bet – 2nd Year 
 
Morah Anat Young

 

Today in class we worked on:
11/5 –
1) After taking attendance and collecting Tzedakah, we reviewed/shared our homework; each child read their commandments from the Torah scroll and as a review of words from chapters 1-3, each child read some words and their matching English translations.
2) From our Prayer Companion book; we started reading/learning the “Barechu” prayer/s and completed corresponding worksheets: writing the Hebrew words in the prayers, translations, and matching.
3) We played Hebrew guessing game
4) We had an all school Tfilot.
Homework to be completed by next class:
11/5 –
1) Prayer Companion book; complete pg 10
2) study for our Hebrew word quiz next week; matching words we learned to their English translations.
3) Please encourage your son/daughter to come prepared to class each week; sharpened pencils, folder or binder, lined paper or notebook, both Hebrew books, and homework completed. Thank you 

 

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/29 –
1) After taking attendance and collecting Tzedakah, we read the final short story from our textbook; “The gift of receiving the Torah.” We translated the words as well.
2) I split the class into 2 teams and we played the Hebrew knowledge game; each team was to read any given word accurately and translate, if the team got any part incorrect, the other team got to “steal” a point. At the end each player got a pencil and eraser for a job well done.
3) We had HTM; moving our bodies to Hebrew actions. We played Hebrew/Judaica Hangman and a homework assignment was given (see below).
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/29 – 
1) Simchat Torah project; on construction paper that I passed out to each child, they are to write 10 Mitzvot/Commandments of their own, decorate with Jewish symbols and then glue paper towel rolls on each end and roll them together, symbolizing a Torah scroll – this will be shared next week.
2) In addition to recap chapters 1-3 from our Welcome to Modern Hebrew; complete pages 26 & 27(word translations).
3) Please encourage your son/daughter to come prepared to class each week; sharpened pencils, folder or binder, lined paper or notebook, both Hebrew books, and homework completed. Thank you 

 

 

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/22 –
1) After taking attendance and collecting Tzedakah, the children took a quiz of the letters and vowel sounds. I graded them and we went over the answers as a class.
2) We reviewed our homework; Sukkot match of pictures and Hebrew words. We also completed a Sukkot crossword puzzle together as a class.
3) We discussed Simchat Torah and a homework assignment was given (see below).
4) We had an all school Tfilot.
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/22 –
1) Simchat Torah project; on construction paper that I passed out to each child, they are to write 10 Mitzvot/Commandments of their own, decorate with Jewish symbols and then glue paper towel rolls on each end and roll them together, symbolizing a Torah scroll.
2) SIMCHAT TORAH IS THE CELEBRATION OF RECEIVING THE TORAH.
Don’t forget to encourage your son/daughter to come prepared to class each week; sharpened pencils, folder or binder, lined paper or notebook, both Hebrew books, and homework completed. Thank you J

 

 

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/16 –
1. Today in Hebrew class we reviewed all of the new words we learned and created sentences with them. 
2. We went over our fun work from last week
3. We read and translated the stories “ in the sukkah” בסוכה And Bar in the sukkah.
4. We learned the meaning of new words in the stories. 
5. We did Hebrew thru movement. 
6. We went upstairs for our monthly pizza.
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/16 –
For fun work :
1) Page 22
2) And also to review all the new words we learned. 

Today in class we worked on:
10/1 – After taking attendance and collecting Tzedakah, the children each took a turn reading their Rosh Hashana project, followed by a continuation of chapter 2; short story about a family celebrating Rosh Hashana. The children were split into 2 teams to put on a skit reading each story and translating. We completed worksheets as a class; verb of “lives” in female/male version, word match, and complete the sentence. We discussed Yom Kippur and the significance to the Jewish people. From our Prayer Companion book; we read the Modeh/Modah Ani prayer (giving thanks to G-d for waking up to another day, and translated. The last 5 minutes of class was devoted to the Judaica Guessing game.
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/1 – Prayer Companion book; Modeh/Modah Ani – pgs. 8 & 9.
NO Hebrew SCHOOL NEXT WEEK (10/8) DUE TO YOM KIPPUR, WE WILL RESUME CLASS ON 10/15. MAY YOU ALL BE INSCRIBED IN THE BOOK OF LIFE.Please encourage your son/daughter to come prepared to class each week; sharpened pencils, folder or binder, lined paper or notebook, both Hebrew books, and homework completed. Thank you
Today in class we worked on:
9/17 –
1) After taking attendance and collecting Tzedakah
2) we reviewed chapter 1; the introduction of the family unit, we also completed the chapter; reading parts, translating, completing worksheets, which we went over together as a class.
3) 3) Tzedakah project was started; tracing the Tzedakah word in Hebrew and then writing a paragraph of what Tzedakah means to each child, and the importance of it in relation to Judaism.
4) The last 5 minutes of class, we played 20 questions in relation to Hebrew.
Homework to be completed by next class:
9/17 –
1) Chapter 1; pgs 8 & 9 – Word and picture translations.
Please encourage your son/daughter to come prepared to class each week; sharpened pencils, folder or binder, lined paper or notebook, both Hebrew books, and homework completed. Thank you

 

Today in class we worked on:
9/10 – After taking attendance and collecting Tzedakah, as an introductory of the students and the teacher, we played/wrote a “Time Capsule/Autograph Scavenger Hunt;” each student was to draw and introduce themselves and their family members, write 3 favorite hobbies, favorite things last year at Hebrew school and goals for this year. Then they were to interview 1-2 peers and write what they did over the Summer, what favorite book they read, if/where they went on vacation, and 3 things they have in common. We shared our writings as a class. We went over the classroom rules and expectations. I passed out 2 books to each child; Welcome to Modern Hebrew & The Prayer Companion Book. As a review of the letter and vowel sounds, we played Hebrew Jeopardy. We started reading and translating chapter 1 in our Hebrew book. The last 5 minutes of class, we were educated and listened to the blowing of the Shofar, courtesy of Rabbi Prass.
Homework to be completed by next class:
9/10 – Review chapter 1 in our book.
Please encourage your son/daughter to come prepared to class each week; sharpened pencils, folder or binder, lined paper or notebook, both Hebrew books, and homework completed. Thank you J