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Thanksgiving Week in 5 and 6

We shared our advice columns in language arts, which were really moving. We will continue with our novel and hope that our protagonist gets more used to America.

 

In Judaics it's all about Chanukah, Chanukah, Chanukah. If you want to be really extra super careful, how many candles shoul…

Thanksgiving Week in 7 and 8

The 7th grade pre-algebra class is finishing work on their scale drawings, and beginning rate conversions through dimensional analysis.

The 8th graders finished their transformation project, and are working on finding the area of composite 2-D figures.

 
 
In Judaics, we looked at a co…

Thanksgiving Week in 3 and 4

In Judaics, we read summaries of each aliyah of this week’s Torah readings and gave each one a title. Learning more about Chanukah and halachot (laws) associated with it is a main focus.

 

We read about Thanksgiving myths and practiced finding information in a nonfiction article. We als…

Thanksgiving Week in Kochavim

For Thanksgiving, the first and second graders made hanging accordion fruit which challenged them in a folding exercise, while also teaching them about warm colors. We have worked in clay to make acorns in which we experimented in color mixing. They also made a pumpkin mosaic and worked on t…

This Week in Kochavim, 11-19

This week in Kochavim the children learned the difference and similarities between a map, compass, globe, and world map.  They learned what a compass rose is and about cardinal direction.  They then were able to locate things on a map and answer questions using cardinal directions.

 

In…