LUACH PROJECT – You many present your findings as a slide show, Kahoot, Jeopardy game, music/rap, video or as a paper. If you have another idea, please see me. (Except for the Torah verses, you may NOT copy and paste any of the information). PARENTS AND TEACHERS WILL BE INVITED TO YOUR PRESENTATIONS ( If you are caught looking at other websites, your laptop will be taken from you and you will have to do the work as homework)
- Choose a Chag/and or Tzom: Rosh Hashana, Aseret Yimei Teshuva, Yom Kippur, (Fasts: Tzom Geldayah, shabbat , Asara Btevet, Taanit Esther, Shiva Asar B’Tamuz), Sukkot/Hoshana Rabah/Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah, Chanukah, Tu’Bshvat, Purim/Shusha Purim, Pesach, Sefirat Haomer, Lag B’omer, Yom Hazikaron/Yom Hatzmaut/Yom Hashoah/Yom Yerushalyim, Shavuot
- Due Jan 8 end of class, you must email me the information: 10 points
Locate in the Torah, where these Fasts/Holidays are mentioned. You must include which Parsha/Perek/Pasuk. Please include the Hebrew and English
- Due January 10 end of class: 20 points
What are the laws of the Chag/Tzom? You must include where these laws came from , Torah, Shulchan Aruch… be specific for each law.
- Due January 13 end of class: 10 points
Traditions in Israel, the rest of the world?
- Due January 15 end of class: 15 points.
What are the additions in the Birkat Hamazon and Tfilah? Is there a special Shabbat before or after? What special blessing do we recite?
You must include the Hebrew calendar dates when the Tzom or Chag is observed
Who is required to observe the mitzvot of your Chag and Tzom? You must include where you found the information – Torah, Shulchan Aruch….
- Due January 20 end of class: 30 points
You must include an activity for the class. (For ex: Purim – make mishloach manot, Haman Tashen) , a quiz/ assessment. Please NOTE: your presentation, if you decide to crate a Kahoot or Jeopardy is NOT the ACTIVITY for your class.
- Due January 24 end of class: 50 points
Work on Final Presentation January 22 and January 24:
- Presentations: January 27, 29 and 31: 100 points
THIS IS 50% OF YOUR GRADE FOR THIS TERM. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED HELP, I AM AVAILABLE DURING RECESS, LUNCH, EARLY MORNING AND AFTER SCHOOL.
Starting the second term with enthusiasm, the students are ready to be challenged. With the success of group projects, many students have decided to elevate their learning. Students who are working on the Parshat Hashavua are including Hebrew and Torah Text and some are even connecting the Haftarah.
This term part of our focus is learning the skills of how to learn Torah.
This week’s parashah is Toldot. In this parashah, Isaac, and Rebbeca express their frustration as they have been trying to have children for twenty years. Finally, G-d answers Isaac and Rebecca’s prayers by enabling Rebecca to be pregnant. As Rebbeca suffers through a difficult pregnancy, G-d tells her that, “There are two nations in your whom, and the younger one will look up to the older one.” The firstborn son was named Esau and the second son was named Jacob.
Esau was a hunter and Jacob had a love for learning and was a shepherd. One day when Esau comes home from hunting Jacob was making a batch of Esau’s favourite lentil soup. Jacob proposes a trade one bowl of soup for Esau’s blessing of the firstborn. Due to Esau’s hunger, he accepted the deal not thinking what would happen next. Isaac was blind therefore; he wouldn’t be able to tell that it wasn’t the right son. Esau had much more hair so Jacob added hair to his body and wore Esau’s clothes prior to receiving the blessing. Immediately after Jacob gets the blessing Rebecca tells Jacob to flee the town and to create a family before Esau realizes what he did.
Presented by Ava G and Maytal M