OUR CURRICULUM: 
The core curriculum of JUDA consists of lessons focusing on festival preparation, Bible stories, Jewish observances, Jewish values, life cycle events and Hebrew reading.

 

 

L earning Goals by Grade


Pre -School (3 & 4 yr olds)

· Learn the names of the Aleph Bet and begin to familiarize with how  they look through sensory activities 

· Explore Mitzvot that can be done using their body parts

· Learn Hebrew Vocabulary for body parts and related subject matter

· Learn about and celebrate the Jewish holidays as they come up on the calendar.

· Deepen their Jewish identity through play, song, art, and stories

 

Kindergarten and 1st Graders  (5 & 6 yr olds)

· Master the Hebrew Alphabet and vowels

· Cover the first Book of the Torah, Bereishis/Genesis. They will explore each Torah portion and learn the stories of our forefathers and foremothers and our history as a nation.

· Learn Hebrew Vocabulary that relates to subject matter.

· Learn about and celebrate the Jewish holidays as they come up on the calendar.

· Deepen their Jewish identity through play, song, art, and stories.

 

2nd  and 3rd Graders

· Aleph Champ Hebrew reading program by level

· Learn what makes a Jewish home by visiting the different rooms of a home and  discovering what Mitzvot can be done in each room.

· Learn and use Hebrew Vocabulary that relates to subject matter.

· Learn about and celebrate the Jewish holidays as they come up on the calendar.

· Deepen their Jewish identity through song, art, and stories.

 


4th-6th Graders

· Aleph Champ Hebrew reading program by level

· Take a close look at Jewish history and the lessons we can learn from our ancestors by learning all about the Jewish Heroes.

· Learn and use Hebrew Vocabulary that relates to subject matter.

· Learn about and celebrate the Jewish holidays  as they come up on the calendar.

 

 

7th & 8th Graders

· Aleph Champ Hebrew Reading program by level

· Delve deep into the history, make-up, culture, and geography of the land of Israel.

· Learn and use Hebrew Vocabulary that relates to subject matter.

· Learn about and celebrate the Jewish holidays as they come up on the calendar.