Our 4th grade students explore Hebrew through demonstration and exploration. Using a project-based approach, students discuss and analyze Torah stories, lift-up Jewish values and holidays, and make connections to their own lives. This year (2019–2020) students focus on the Book of Genesis (Beresheet) and the High Holidays, considering big questions such as:
There will be discussions, games, music and arts-based projects, concluding with a revised visual Tefillah—created with our third and fourth grade learners for our High Holiday services in September 2020!
Students explore Hebrew through demonstration and exploration. It is immersive, laying the foundation for language acquisition.
The Lab’s goal is to make Hebrew and prayers, as well as synagogue and Jewish vocabulary, accessible to our students and families.
Programming for the JLL typically begins in the middle to end of September. The schedule for 4th grade is:
Alef I: Sundays, 9–11am and Tuesdays, 3:45–5pm
Alef II: Sundays, 9–11am and Wednesdays, 3:45–5pm
Bet I: Sundays, 10:30am–12:30pm and Tuesdays, 3:45–5pm
Bet II: Sundays, 10:30am–12:30pm and Wednesdays, 3:45–5pm
Sharing Shabbat: Saturdays, 9am–12pm and Thursdays, 3:45–5pm
On both weekdays and weekends, drop off is in the classroom or lobby. Pick up on weekdays is in the lobby. On weekends, pick up: