education – aleph wed

Today in class we worked on: 

2/1-

  1. Participated in Tefillah with Rabbi Prass. During silent prayer, we wrote notes which will be put in the kotel in Jerusalem by Rabbi Bellows next week when she goes there. 
  1. Learned the letters nun and final nun 
  1. Learned the vowel eh-cha 
  1. Participated in Hebrew through Movement with our school community led by Rabbi Prass.  Today we added on Tu Bishvat words 
  • he letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 

Homework to be completed by next class:  

  1. The activity on page 74 “Odd Letter Out” 

Today in class we worked on: 

1/25-

  1. Our kitah (class) had sanctuary/t’fillot time with Rabbi Prass.  We talked about who has helped us grow, and connected that to the upcoming holiday of Tu Bishvat (new year of the trees) and the prayer avot v’imahot. 
  1. Learned the letter Pay and the “eye” vowel 
  1. Participated in Hebrew through Movement with our school community led by Rabbi Prass. 
  • he letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 

Homework to be completed by next class:  

  1. The activity on page 69 “The write letter” 

Today in class we worked on: 

1/18-

  1. Participated in Tefillah led by Rabbi Bellows 
  1. Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  1. Participated in Hebrew through Movement with our school community 
  • he letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 
  • Learned the letters Chet, Chaf, and final Chaf 

Homework to be completed by next class:  

  1. Use your flashcards to practice letters and vowels at home 

Today in class we worked on: 

1/11-

  1. Our kitah (class) had t’fillot with Rabbi Prass where we had a discussion about how much fun everyone had on break, how we express special moments, and that t’fillah can be an opportunity to express special moments. 
  1. Learned the letter Zayin 
  1. Learned that there is a vowel that can be silent or sound like “a” from “alone” 
  1. Participated in Hebrew through Movement with our school community 
  1. earned the letter Zayin 
  1. Learned that there is a vowel that can be silent or sound like “a” from “alone” 
  1. Learned the letter Zayin 
  1. Learned that there is a vowel that can be silent or sound like “a” from “alone” 

Homework to be completed by next class:  

  1. It’s a match activity on page 60 
  1. Sound Advice activity on page 61 

Today in class we worked on: 

12/21-

  1. We began in an all-school t’fillah with Rabbi Prass where we talked about heroic acts we have seen and how that connects to the heroic acts of the Maccabees in the Channukah story.   
  1. Practiced all of the letters and vowels we have learned so far! 
  1. Our class along with the other grades were able to enjoy a pizza dinner.  
  1. Lihitaot (good-bye). Have a wonderful Chanukah, Happy and Healthy Secular New Years! See you all back on Wednesday, January 11th
  1. We have two weeks vacation …see you on the 11th. Happy Hanukkah and Happy New year 

Homework to be completed by next class:  

  1. Enjoy break! 🙂  
  1. The CBA Winter Break schedule is: 
  1. Sunday, December 25 - Sunday, January 8 NO Religious & Hebrew School – Winter Break 
  1. Tuesday, January 10 - Tuesday Hebrew School Resumes 
  1. Wednesday, January 11 - Wednesday Hebrew School Resumes 
  1. Sunday, January 15 - Religious School Resumes 

Today in class we worked on: 

12/14-

  1. We enjoyed all school t’fillot with Rabbi Prass where we talked about the gifts we have given and can give to our parents  
  1. Learned the letters Kaf and Koof 
  1. Learned the ooo vowel 
  1. Our class along with the other grades were able to enjoy learning with Rabbi Prass to learn Hebrew through Movement.  
  1. Lihitaot (good-bye). 

Homework to be completed by next class:  

  1. Activity on page 58 

Today in class we worked on: 

12/7-

  1. We had all school t’fillah. 
  1. Learned the letters Samech and Sin 
  1. Learned the vowel “ay” as in “day” 
  1. We had all school Hebrew thru movement.  

Homework to be completed by next class:  

  1. Pages 51 & 52 – Practice the readings out loud and try to increase fluency in reading 

Today in class we worked on: 

11/30-

  1. We had all school t’fillah. 
  1. Played Bingo to review letters and vowels we have already learned 
  1. Learned the letters Vet and Vav 
  1. Learned the silent vowel 
  1. We had all school Hebrew thru movement.  

Homework to be completed by next class:  

  1. Page 48 

Today in class we worked on:

11/9-

1) Learned the letter Raysh
2) Practiced the sound a Tzadi makes by making Tzedakah boxes 3) We also joined Rabbi Prass and the rest of the school for tefilot

Homework to be completed by next class:

1)Pages 36 & 37 – Review the readings and try to increase fluency in reading

Today in class we worked on:

11/2-

  1. Participated in all school Tefillah with Rabbi Prass
  2. Learned the letters Tzadi and Final Tzadi
  3. We ended class with the other Hebrew classes and watched a video about OSRUI summer 2023 and Rabbi Prass led Hebrew Through Movement.

Homework to be completed by next class:

  1. Pages 32 & 33

Today in class we worked on:

10/26-

  1. Participated in all school Tefillah with Rabbi Prass
  2. Reviewed Letters and vowels we have already learned
  3. Learned that the letter hey can sometimes help the vowel next to it or make an H sound. The letter Yud is the same.
  4. Learned the Word Bimah
  5. Participated in Hebrew through Movement with our school community

Homework to be completed by next class:

  1. Activity on Page 29

Today in class we worked on:

10/19-

  • We reviewed all the letters we have learned up until now
  • We learned the letter Gimel and the vowel “eh”

Homework to be completed by next class:

  1. On page 23 in the book there is a section called “ I can Read Hebrew!” Please practice reading this activity

Today in class we worked on:

10/12-

  1. Participated in all school Tefillah with Rabbi Prass
  2. We went inside in sukkah and shook the lulav and etrog with kitah bet.
  3. We colored in all of the letters we have learned so far on the first page of our book
  4. We learned how to say hand in Hebrew – yad!
  5. We learned 2 more letters: yud and hey

Homework to be completed by next class:

  1. Page 18 – “I can read Hebrew!” section
  2. Page 19 – “Sound Check” activity

Today in class we worked on:

9/28:

  1. We had T’filah (services) with all other classes
  2. We joined kitah bet for Hebrew through Movement with Rabbi Prass
  3. We reviewed letters we already learned: Ayin, Aleph, and Bet
  4. We learned 2 more letters: Dalet and Lamed
  5. We learned the “oh” vowel as well

Homework to be completed by next class:

  1. Rhyme Time activity on page 16

Today in class we worked on:

9/21-

  1. We enjoyed an all-school t’fillah with Rabbi Prass where we heard the sound of the shofar.
  2. Reviewed what we learned last week
  3. We worked on the Aleph Bet song by Debbie Friedman.
  4. We learned the letters: aleph & alyin.  We completed thru page 11.

Homework to be completed by next class:

9/21-

Today in class we worked on:
9/14-

  1. We enjoyed an all-school assembly with Rabbi Prass where we heard the sound of the shofar.
  2. We all met each other and had Hebrew through Movement outside with Rabbi Prass
  3. We learned that Hebrew is a language that is read from Right to Left.
  4. We sang and danced to the Aleph-Bet Song so we could start to hear the names of the letters.
  5. We learned 3 letters: Shin, Mem, and Final Mem along with the Ah vowel
  6. Everyone read Hebrew aloud to the class for the first time! If you would like to hear your child read some Hebrew, I recommend working on the “Word Building” section on page 6 in the book with them
    Homework to be completed by next class:
    9/14-
    ● On page 7 in the book there is a section called “ I can write Hebrew!” Please complete this section for our next class
    ● Listen to the Aleph Bet Song at least one time at home this week. It is a call and repeat song! Here are some recommended links:
    ○ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBqqR-nqQsc
    ○ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22KiI5xvxfA
    ○ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFNhOgMOtGw