This has been AN AN INCREDIBLY AMAZING YEAR and journey with your children!
Your children are practically fully functioning little people in our Hebrew world here at AJA. TheyÃ‚Â understand, they cooperate and they learn in a space that is governed by and run in only Hebrew!
I am so thrilled to have been a part of their first step in ACQUIRING their Hebrew language!
We ended our last post with having completed Ã—Å“.
Well back track to Ã—â€º, since it and its successor mentioned above got cut out of our last post!
I formally introduced our friend the Ã—â€ºÃ—Å“Ã—â€˜ KELEV-dog to our Ã—â€ºÃ—â„¢Ã—ÂªÃ—â€ KITAH-class. We had some Hebrew dialog and bonding with him regarding the different people and thing in our Ã—â€ºÃ—â„¢Ã—ÂªÃ—â€. He helped us keep track of our letters and and continues to be an integral part of our class.
We also played with a Ã—â€ºÃ—â€œÃ—â€¢Ã—Â¨KADUR-ball. We threw it Ã—Å“Ã—â€“Ã—Â¨Ã—â€¢Ã—Â§ LIZROK and Caught it Ã—Å“Ã—â„¢Ã—ËœÃ—Â¤Ã—â€¢Ã—Â¡ LITFOS. We spoke aboutÃ‚Â the Ã—â€ºÃ—â€œÃ—â€¢Ã—Â¨ Ã—â€Ã—ÂÃ—Â¨Ã—Â¥ KADUR HAARETZ, earth, that we live on and reviewed some of the things in it. (Separate unit was done on Ã—Â¢Ã—â€¢Ã—Å“Ã—Â OLAM-world, and what is in it).
Lastly, we introduced a question word that connected us back to our Hebrew numbers. Ã—â€ºÃ—Å¾Ã—â€ KAMAH? How many? We explored the Ã—â€ºÃ—Å¾Ã—â€s of our Ã—â€ºÃ—â„¢Ã—ÂªÃ—â€-class, our Ã—â€ºÃ—â€œÃ—â€¢Ã—Â¨Ã—â„¢Ã—Â-balls, and our Ã—â€ºÃ—Å“Ã—â€˜Ã—â„¢Ã—Â-dogs.
We had a Ã—Å“Ã—â„¢Ã—Â¦Ã—Å¸LEYZAN-clown join us for the week! The kids loved her! She loved the kids too, but she also loved to dance-Ã—Å“Ã—Â¨Ã—Â§Ã—â€¢Ã—â€œ LIRKOD. We did alot of dancing with the clown to her favorite song which helped us all remember our key Ã—Å“ words.
We also made sure that we hadÃ‚Â the word LO-no (and KEN-yes) deeply ingrained in our vocabulary… for better or worse;)
Ã—Å¾ came right in time for Purim where we spoke about the Ã—Å¾Ã—â€™Ã—â„¢Ã—Å“Ã—â€ Megilah, in Hebrew and Ã—Å¾Ã—â„¢ MIwho is in it?
MI? who, you may ask, well the Ã—Å¾Ã—Å“Ã—Å¡ Melech, king, Achashverosh the Ã—Å¾Ã—Å“Ã—â€ºÃ—â€ Malkah, queen, Ester and Ã—Å¾Ã—Â¨Ã—â€œÃ—â€ºÃ—â„¢ Mordechai.
Naturally, Ã—Â Ã‚Â is for Ã—Â Ã—Â¨Ã—â€¢Ã—Âª Ã—Â©Ã—â€˜Ã—ÂªNEROT SHABBAT, Shabbat candles. We read a couple of books and made our ownÃ‚Â Ã—Â shaped Shabbat candles.
is for Ã—Â¡Ã—Â¤Ã—Â¨ SEFER and Ã—Â¡Ã—Â¤Ã—Â¨Ã—â„¢Ã—Â SFARIM, book and books that we read, Ã—Å“Ã—Â§Ã—Â¨Ã—â€¢Ã—Â LIKRO.
The kids created their own book based on a book we read and took it to a new level with writing in words! The kids practiced reading, Likro, their own books! Way to go!
is for Ã—Â¢Ã—Â¤Ã—Â¨Ã—â€¢Ã—Å¸ IPARON, pencil, Ã—Â¢Ã—â„¢Ã—Â Ã—â„¢Ã—Â EYNAYIM, eyes, Ã—Â¢Ã—Â Ã—â„¢Ã—Â Ã—â„¢Ã—Â ANANIM, clouds and our favorite Ã—Â¢Ã—â€¢Ã—â€™Ã—â€ UGAH, cake.
Since your children are practically Israeli at this point (ok, maybe not YET) they had to learn the Israeli classic circle dance”Ã—Â¢Ã—â€¢Ã—â€™Ã—â€ Ã—Â¢Ã—â€¢Ã—â€™Ã—â€”. This song makes only half sense to me, but trust me, the kids will never forget the word Ã—Â¢Ã—â€¢Ã—â€™Ã—â€. Pass the Ugah please…
We reveiwed Ã‚Â some verbs like Ã—Â¢Ã—â€¢Ã—Å¾Ã—â€œ OMED and Ã—Â¢Ã—â€¢Ã—Å¾Ã—â€œÃ—Âª OMEDET, standing. as well as the others that we have learned in the past with our interactive doll house family, Mishpacha.
The kids were on target!Ã‚Â Ã—Â¤ is for Ã—Â¤Ã—â€ PEH, mouth. It is also for Ã—Â¤Ã—Â¨Ã—â€”Ã—â„¢Ã—Â PRACHIM, flowers and Ã—Â¤Ã—Â Ã—â„¢Ã—Â PANIM. We admired all the Beautiful Ã—Â¤Ã—Â Ã—â„¢Ã—ÂÃ‚Â in the class and started a new book very similar to the last but with Ã—Â¤Ã—Â¨Ã—â€”Ã—â„¢Ã—Â.
Ã—Â¤Ã—Â¨Ã—Â¤Ã—Â¨, butterfly was another favorite this week!
If your still reading, I am almost done!
BUT aren’t you happy we learn so much?!
Is for another flying creature. A Ã—Â¦Ã—â„¢Ã—Â¤Ã—â€¢Ã—Â¨ TZIPOR, bird. and as we learned before, Ã—Â¦Ã—â€˜Ã—Â¢Ã—â„¢Ã—Â TVAIM, colors. Ã—Â¦Ã—â„¢Ã—â€¢Ã—Â¨ TZIYOR is a drawing. I hope all the motherÃ—â€œ loved the Ã—Â¦Ã—â„¢Ã—â€¢Ã—Â¨Ã‚Â their child made for them.
Since we love Ã—â€”Ã—â„¢Ã—â€¢Ã—Âª CHAYOT, animals, we featured Mr. Ã—Â§Ã—â€¢Ã—Â£ KOF, monkey who love to Ã—Å“Ã—Â§Ã—Â¤Ã—â€¢Ã—Â¥ LIKFOTZ, jump. The kids had a blast jumping, Ã—Â§Ã—â€¢Ã—Â¤Ã—Â¦Ã—â„¢Ã—Â KOFTZIM!
This was helpful to those of us who were very Ã—Â§Ã—Â¨ KAR, cold, on that 32 degree day in our classroom.
After we were Ã—â€”Ã—Â CHAM , hot again we were able to do some reading- Ã—Â§Ã—â€¢Ã—Â¨Ã—ÂÃ—â„¢Ã—Â KORIM.
It has been a true pleasure teaching your children this year!
I am looking forward to these last 3 weeks ofÃ‚Â school…