5th Grade – Kita He

This year the students study the Book Of Shmot (Exodus). By Fifth Grade students are expected to translate at least three quarters of every sentence, if not more.  Workbooks are used to supplement class notes.  All notes are dictated, so notetaking is crucial this year.

In addition, there are weekly quizzes on 10 vocabulary words every Wednesday.  All vocabulary homework is due on Friday, with both the Hebrew and English words written two times each.  In addition, the vocabulary sheets must always be brought back to school in that they will be part of a dictionary needed for class work and translation assignments.

This year the Mishna, the Oral Law, is introduced. Instead of setting down the actual law or custom, theMishna discusses the concept. This enables the student to understand how our customs and ceremonies have evolved over the years. There will be one test a month with closed notes but an open Mishna.

Jewish Values:
Again this year, we devote a full subject to this important aspect in the lives and formative years of our children.

Timely completion of all homework assignments is crucial!  Homework assignments are averaged into report grade.  For every incomplete homework 1 point is deducted from the final grade.