Students continue to build reading and writing skills. The Hebrew language program is theme based and includes Jewish holidays, family, seasons, food, time, nature, animals, feelings and Israeli life. Knowledge of Israeli culture is increased through music, crafts, discussion, drama and integrated with Hebrew vocabulary.
Jewish values and Tikun Olam (making our world a better place) is practiced throughout the school year by participating in a variety of community and school events. Students visit Hillel Lodge several times a year performing acts of Chessed (loving kindness).
Matriarchs and Patriarchs
In this unit, a deeper look into their character traits and their relevance to today’s Jewish world is transmitted through student’s research, creating their own books including a model of a scene depicting the period.
From Joe to Moe
Students create custom bags of Egyptian and Hebrew culture and compare the two. Students will also create a 10 plague puzzle.
Who Judges the Kings?
Students create a newspaper of the times. Students reflectively campaign to become King of the Jews.
Romans Rule, Greeks Drool
Students experience the Roman and Greek period through various learning centres and take a virtual field trip.