Gimel 3 gimel – 3rd Year 

 Morah Peggy Weiner

 

Today in class we worked on:
1/22 –
1. Started with our warm up reviewing 5 letters and vowels
2. Finished our unit on Havdalah 
3. Learned about the prophet Elijah
4. Practiced reading the song about Elijah
5. Worked on the Havdalah blessings in our Siddurim
6. Began our next unit on holiday blessings
7. Listed as many holiday blessings as we could remember
8. Reviewed the Rosh Hashanah blessings
9. Participated in T’fillah with Rabbi Prass
Homework to be completed by next class:
1/22 –
1) Log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Enter the family room and click on number 7. Under practice reading, click on Rosh Hashanah. Listen and read along. Then click on the holiday word search. Try to find all the hidden words. If you prefer, complete the Brachot Shel Yom Tov transliteration worksheet.

 
 

Today in class we worked on:
1/15 –
1. Started with our warm up reviewing 5 letters and vowels
2. Continued our unit on Havdalah 
3. Reviewed the four Havdalah blessings
4. Arranged the words of the blessings in order independently
5. Talked about how we use all our senses during Havdalah
6. Practiced Havdalah vocabulary
7. Reviewed the Kiddush with Kiddush Bingo
Homework to be completed by next class:
1/05 –
1. Log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the patio and click on number 6 (Havdalah). Click on the tic-tac-toe board and play against the computer. Then click on the Havdalah candle. Match the word parts. If you aren’t able to access the internet, complete Havdalah Worksheet #2.

 

Today in class we worked on:
1/8 –
1. Started with our warm up reviewing 5 letters and vowels
2. Began our next unit on Havdalah 
3. Learned what Havdalah means and why we celebrate Havdalah
4. Worked on reading each of the Havdalah blessings
5. Talked about what each of the blessings mean
6. Smelled the spice box and saw the wicks on a Havdalah candle
7. Participated in Hebrew through Movement
Homework to be completed by next class:
1/8 – 
1) Log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the patio and click on number 6 (Havdalah). Click on the wine cup and listen to the Havdalah blessings and then practice reading each of the 4 Havdalah blessings. Read each blessing twice. If you are unable to access the website, complete the Havdalah matching worksheet.

 

Today in class we worked on:
12/18 –
1. Went over our letter/vowel assessment from last week
2. Continued our unit on the Kiddush 
3. Reviewed what the Kiddush is all about
4. Worked on reading each line of the Kiddush with echo reading and a variety of other reading activities
5. Reviewed root words and learned the root for remember
6. Started chanting the Kiddush
7. Enjoyed our monthly pizza dinner
Homework to be completed by next class:
12/18 – No homework. Have a wonderful Chanukah and a great winter break!!

 

Today in class we worked on:
12/11 –
1. Warmed up with a letter and vowel review
2. continued our unit on the Kiddush
3. Learned what the Kiddush is all about
4. Practiced reading each line of the Kiddush with a variety of activities
5. Played Kiddush Bingo to practice the new words
6. Took the second of our letter/vowel assessments
Homework to be completed by next class:
12/11 –
1) Log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the dining room. Then click on number 5 (Kiddush).  Click on practice reading. Click on each line to listen first and then try reading along. If you can’t open the website, complete the Kiddush Words Transliteration worksheet.

 

Today in class we worked on:
12/4 –
1) Warmed up with a letter and vowel review on whiteboards
2) Finished our unit on Shabbat 
3) Reviewed the Shabbat blessings
4) Learned the root letters שלם and reviewed other roots we know
5) Talked about where in the Torah we find the mitzvah of    
       celebrating Shabbat
6) Began our next unit on the Kiddush
7) Practiced reading
8) Talked about what events we are reminded of in the Kiddush
9) Participated in T’fillah with the rest of Hebrew school
Homework to be completed by next class:
12/4 –
1) Log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the dining room. Then click on number 4 (Brachot shel Shabbat).  Light the candles. Listen to the blessings and read along. When finished, click on the challah and complete the blessing. If you are not able to access the website, complete the look alike matching worksheet.

 

Today in class we worked on:
11/20 –
1. Warmed up with a letter and vowel review on whiteboards
2. Continued our unit on Shabbat
3. Reviewed the Shabbat blessings
4. Learned blessings for other times we light candles
5. Talked about the timing of when we say blessings
6. Practiced reading
7. Enjoyed pizza dinner with the rest of the Hebrew School
Homework to be completed by next class:
11/20 –
1) Log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the dining room. Then click on number 4 (Brachot shel Shabbat).  Click on the matches and light each candle. Listen to the candle lighting blessings and read along. When finished, click on the cabinet to launch Set the Table. Match the picture with the correct Hebrew word. If you are not able to access the website, complete the Candle Lighting Words worksheet.

 

Today in class we worked on:
11/13 –
1. Warmed up with a letter and vowel review on whiteboards
2. Began our next unit on Shabbat
3. Practiced the Shabbat blessings
4. Learned Shabbat vocabulary
5. Worked on our siddurim
6. Played around the world to practice words from the blessings
7. Participated in Hebrew through Movement
Homework to be completed by next class:
11/13 –
1. Students should go to the online learning center. They should click on our class and enter the dining room. Then they should click on number 4 (Brachot shel Shabbat).  Next, click on the wine cup. Listen to the Shabbat blessings and read along. When finished, click on the challah. Click on the correct word to complete the blessing. If students are not able to access the website, they should complete the Shabbat Words worksheet.

 

Today in class we worked on:
11/6 –
1. Went over letter/vowel assessment from last week
2. Finished our unit about mitzvah blessings
3. Practiced the first 10 words that begin a mitzvah blessing
4. Learned what all the words mean
5. Reviewed the blessing for studying Torah and hanging a Mezuzah
6. Played memory and around the world to practice vocabulary
7. Participated in Tefillah with Rabbi Prass and the entire Hebrew school classes.
Homework to be completed by next class:
11/6 –
1) Students should log on to the online learning center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the study. Click on Brachot. Try the Arrange Your Books activity. When finished, pick one additional activity to do. If you are having trouble logging on, complete the letter and vowel worksheet.

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/30 –
1. Warm up reviewing all the Hebrew letters and vowels
2. Continued learning what a mitzvah blessing is
3. Reviewed the first 10 words that begin a mitzvah blessing
4. Practiced root words
5. Learned the blessing for studying Torah and hanging a Mezuzah
6. Took our first letter/vowel assessment
7. We had a great day!
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/30 –
1) Students should log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the study. Click on Brachot. Try playing tic tac toe.
2) Practice Reading Brachot Shel Mitzvah again. Read along out loud.
3) If students are not able to access the website, complete the matching worksheet handed out in class.
4) If students are not able to access the website, please call their tech support: 800 221 2755

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/23 –
—Warm up reviewing 5 Hebrew letters and vowels
—Began learning what a mitzvah blessing is
—Learned the first 10 words that begin a mitzvah blessing
—Reviewed root words and learned the root holy
—Practiced reading
—Hebrew through Movement
—Participated in Tefillah
We had a productive day!
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/23 – Students should log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the study. Click on Brachot. Try Practice Reading Brachot Shel Mitzvah. Listen first and then read along. Then try reading on your own.

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/16 –
—Warm up reviewing 5 Hebrew letters and vowels
—Reviewed the blessings for bread, fruit, vegetables, cookies, and wine
—Practiced reading new words
—Practiced reading new prayers
—Worked on our siddurim finishing the food blessings
—Enjoyed pizza dinner!!
We had a great day!
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/16 –
Students should log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the kitchen. Click on Brachot. Click on Practice Reading Brachot. Play each line aloud first and then read it on his/her own. Then play each line one more time and read aloud along with the recording. Next pick one additional activity to complete.

 

Today in class we worked on:
10/2 –
—Warm up reviewing 5 Hebrew letters and vowels
—Reviewed the blessings for bread, fruit, vegetables, cookies, and wine
—Learned what root words are how they can be used to understand what a word means starting with the root for bless
—Learned new vocabulary
—Worked on our siddurim adding in the blessings we learned
—Participated in Hebrew Through Movement
We had a busy day!
Homework to be completed by next class:
10/2 – Students should log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the kitchen. Click on Brachot. Click on Practice Reading Brachot. Play each line aloud first and then read it on your own. Next click on Prayer Word Concentration. See how fast you can match the Hebrew words with the English words.

 

Today in class we worked on:
9/25 –
—Warm up reviewing 5 Hebrew letters and vowels
—Learning all about the “Bracha” Formula – the first six words that most blessings start with including what each word means
—Learning the blessings for bread, fruit, vegetables, cookies, and wine
—Hebrew Through Movement
—T’fillah led by Rabbi Prass
We had a great day!
Homework to be completed by next class:
9/25 – Students should log on to Behrman House Online Learning Center. Click on our class. Hit play and enter the kitchen. Click on Brachot. Try Unpack the Groceries and Practice Reading Brachot.

 

Today in class we worked on:
9/18 –
—Warm up reviewing 5 Hebrew letters and vowels with games on whiteboards
—Learning all about Modeh Ani
   -What it means
   -Why we say it
   -How to read it
   -Putting the meaning into our own words in our Siddur
—Hebrew vocabulary including please and thank you
—Hebrew Through Movement
We had a very productive day!
Homework to be completed by next class:
9/18 –
Please read Modeh Ani on page 6 in the textbook. It should be read 3 times. Homework should take on average about 10 minutes to complete. If at any point throughout the year it takes longer, please have your student stop, and we will finish together.
If your student was absent and doesn’t have his/her book, Modeh Ani is written below:
מוֹדֶה/מוֹדָה  אֲנִי  לְפָנֶיךָ  מֶלֶךְ  חַי  וְקַיָּם
שֶׁהֶחֱזַרְתָּ  בּׅי  נׅשְׁמָתׅי  בְּחֶמְלָה  רַבָּה  אֱמוּנָתֶךָ

 

Today in class we worked on:
9/11 –
We had a great first day doing the following:
—Activities getting to know each other
—Review of 5 Hebrew letters and vowels with games on whiteboards
—Exploration of our new textbook, Kol Yisrael
—Discussion about our yearlong project putting together a siddur with     all the prayers we will be learning
—Decorating front and back covers for our Siddur
—Demonstration of Shofar blowing by Rabbi Prass
I am looking forward to a wonderful year!
Homework to be completed by next class:
9/11 –
There is no homework this week. If your child did not bring in supplies yet, please have your student bring a two pocket folder, six pencils, 1 pack of dry erase markers and 1 pack of thin markers to be kept in their cubby in our classroom.