3 Things We Did Today

3 Things we did at Religious School on Sunday April 29

 

Pre-Gan Sherry
We went to Mazal Tots, sang songs and made a craft.
We reviewed this year’s materials.
We made a bracelet craft that reviewed what we learned throughout the year.

 

Pre-Gan Vicki
We learned about Lag B’omer and made a picture of a bonfire.
We learned the letter nun and reviewed Hebrew letters alef – nun.
We had Mazal Tots and made a stained glass Jewish Star.

 

Gan: Kindergarten Debbie
We went to Israel and ordered off the menu in Hebrew.
We put messages in the Kotel wall.
We floated objects in the Dead Sea.

 

Alef: 1st Grade Deena
We reviewed the alef-bet with a fun game.
We skyped a person in Israel and talked about their life in Israel.
We played Jewpardy.

 

Bet: 2nd Grade Scott
We finished our maps of Israel.
We finished the passport project.
We colored.

 

Gimel: 3rd Grade Zahava
We had an exhibition today, of our history projects. Students displayed the posters they created about various historic persons, and each spoke about the individual they had researched. The parents enjoyed learning from the students.

 

Daled: 4th Grade Benny
We made flowers to honor Israel’s birthday, and the birth of Eretz Yisrael
We worked with the fifth grade and made chicken soup.
We counted the omer, and learned the prayer.

 

Hei: 5th Grade Bailey
We played Hebrew Survivor.
We made soup.
We did kosher games and water cycle work sheet.

 

Vav: 6th Grade Taylor & Leslee
We finished our projects on Yom HaShoah, Yom HaZikaron, and Yom Ha’atzma’ut.
We aced our Kashrut Kahoot.
We prayed with the 7th graders and incorporated yoga into our prayer.

 

Zayin: 7th Grade Brett
We had yoga tefillah with the 6th grade.
We learned about the omer in Hebrew class
We worked on a grant essay for a local non-profit.

 

Three things we did at Religious Shcool on Sunday April 22

Pre-Gan Sherry
We read books and stories about Israel.
We sang songs about G-d and the things G-d made.
We learned about Israel’s birthday!

Pre-Gan Vicki
We made the Israeli flag and learned about Israel.
We went outside and to the muscle room.
We went to Miss Sherry’s room for music.

Gan: Kindergarten Debbie
We learned about Shavuot-a holiday where we celebrate receiving the Torah and the commandments. We read stories about Shavuot and even ate ice cream, keeping the custom of eating dairy foods
We played Shavuot bowling, knocking down water bottle bowling pins filled with a commandment symbol and tried to figure out which symbol it is.

Alef: 1st Grade Deena
We made Shabbat candlesticks.
We watched a video about Israel.
We played an alef-bet learning game.

Bet: 2nd Grade Scott
We reviewed Hebrew, completed pages in our workbooks, and did one to one reading.
We began an Israel map project that we will complete next Sunday.
We did a Passport to Israel program, with stamps from various places for completing that activity.

Gimel: 3rd Grade Zahava
We worked on our Yom Haatzmaut posters.
We studied about Rabbi Moses Ben-Miamon.
We learned about the city of T’veria.

Daled: 4th Grade Benny
We played Jeopardy to learn about Shavuot, and watchd a video about the holiday.
We did presentations about our favorite famous Jewish person and what they do to give to their community.
We had a fun activity about Earth day and what we can do to help.

Hei: 5th Grade Bailey
We completed a final review of our Hebrew.
We discussed why we bless after we eat.
We explored this week’s Parshat.

Vav: 6th Grade Taylor & Leslee
We learned about the laws of kashrut on a quizzing website called Kahoot.
We worked on our kashrut and Jewish Holiday projects.
We reviewed all that we learned today about kashrut.

Zayin: 7th Grade Brett
We went to the Holocaust and Humanity Center.
We heard a survivor tell us his story about growing up in Nazi Germany.
We practiced reading and comprehension by counting the omer.

3 Things we did at Religious School on Sunday April 15th:

 

Pre-Gan Sherry

We made challah.
We played Shabbat musical chairs, naming Shabbat symbols.
We learned about Shabbat.

 

Pre-Gan Vicki

We made challah covers and spice box’s.
We went to the muscle room and library where we read books about Shabbat.
We had music with Mitch in Ms. Sherry’s room.

 

Gan: Kindergarten Debbie

We learned the Hebrew letter ayin with sign language, song, and yoga forms, then played go fish with the letters we know.
We learned about Israel through books, map, and other activities.
We played in centers, where students chose where they wanted to go.

 

Alef: 1st Grade Deena

We hunted for word wall pictures like tallit, kippah, mezuzah, and Torah.
We talked about Shabbat.
We baked challah and had a practice Shabbat.

 

Bet: 2nd Grade Scott

We reviewed Hebrew learned on Wednesday and did some workbook pages.
We explored Israel in our Scavenger Hunt book.
We practiced shirah and learned a new song, Chaverim.

 

Gimel: 3rd Grade Zahava
We talked about the holocaust.
We talked about Israel’s Independence Day, Yom Haatzmaut.
We practiced reading Hebrew

 

Daled: 4th Grade Benny

We learned about the counting of the omer, between Pesach and Shavuot, and important days in between.
We played a game to learn the 10 commandments, and the meaning of each of them.
We talked about Israeli declaration of independence and learned the song Yachad.

 

Hei: 5th Grade Bailey

We participated in the Yom HaAtzmaut Program.
We learned more about creating infinitives in Hebrew.
We worked on our Hebrew Escape Room/Exploration Stations.

 

Vav: 6th Grade Taylor & Leslee
We participated in a celebration of Israel with the 3rd-5th graders.
We – half the class – chose research projects about Kashrut.
We – the other half – chose research projects about Yom HaShoah, Yom HaZikaron, and Yom Ha’Atzma’ut.

Zayin: 7th Grade Brett

We went to the HUC campus for the Reach For The Stars program where we video conferenced with students from Netanya about Ilan Ramon and the Holocaust.

 

 

3 things we did at religious school on Sunday, April 8

Pre-Gan Sherry
We sang songs about Shabbat.
We made plates to put challah on for Shabbat.
We went to the library and learned about Shabbat.

Pre-Gan Vicki
We went to the library and read books on Shabbat.
We went outside and also went to music in Miss Sherry’s room.
We learned about Shabbat and made suncatchers.

Gan: Kindergarten Debbie
We learned the Hebrew letter tzade with song, sign language and yoga forms.
We went through the activities at the centers.
We went to the library and read and checked out books.

Alef: 1st Grade Deena
We practiced prayers for Shabbat.
We read The Shabbat Box.
We practiced letters by playing alef bet memory.

Bet: 2nd Grade Scott
We completed our megilah project.
We began learning about Israel, it’s people and places.
We went to the computer lab to practice our Hebrew.

Gimel: 3rd Grade Zahava
We talked about counting the omer, and the significance of Lag B’omer.
We listened to Zahava tell her story about what happened to her in the holocaust.
We talked about the rules and restrictions during the counting of the omer.

Daled: 4th Grade Benny
We read this week’s Parshat and learned about counting the omer.
We did a program with the whole school to remember those who perished in the holocaust.
We read and translated Hatikvah to commemorate Yom Haatzmaut.

Hei: 5th Grade Bailey
We did a Holocaust remembrance activity writing poems.
We went to music.
We studied Modern Hebrew.

Vav: 6th Grade Taylor & Leslee
We made kashrut questionnaires for a kahoot quiz and boosted our points to 151.
We did a project about the holocaust.
We discussed the current issues in Syria.

Zayin: 7th Grade Brett
We went to Cedar Village and played bingo with the residents.