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This Week in 7 and 8, Feb. 3

We have been studying Talmud Shabbat 31a about three converts who go to Shammai and Hillel. We have only read one story, but we have discussed their different approaches to teaching. One student asked how I would have dealt with the situation. Interesting.

In Algebra I part 2, students are …

This Week in 5 and 6, Feb. 3

We’re finishing our study of the ancient societies of Mesopotamia with the Assyrian, Chaldean, and Persian Empires.

We are reading The Giver and students just read a challenging chapter where Jonas recalls a memory of war. We wrote reflections about our reactions to this chapter. 

In so…

This Week in 3 and 4, Feb. 3

This week was instrument week and we played xylophones and worked on reading treble clef notes! Our performers were Ayelet, Zippy, and Valerie. Our Mimi Award winners were Ben, Sasha, Yair, and Efrat!

This week in art, the students painted trees with snow on them, using a special “tool”…

This Week in Kochavim, Feb. 3

The students created visual representations of the song, Hashkediyah Porachat, in preparation of

Tu Bishvat.

 

This week in art, the students finished their animal habitat dioramas. They had a lot of fun creating them!

This week was instrument week and we played xylophones! Our perform…

This Week in 7 and 8, Jan. 27

In Algebra I part 2, students are taking a quiz on 7.9 and 7.10, reviewing chapter 7, and taking a chapter 7 test.

Last week in art the students learned about the Chinese New Year which was Sunday, January 22 and that it is the year of the rabbit. They then had the option to create a clay s…