Tag Archive: curiosity

Sep 06

A Discovery-Filled First Day

We started our VERY FIRST theme of the year on the VERY FIRST day of Nitzanim with a trip to visit the Torah! And guess what else?!? Our text is the VERY FIRST words of the whole Torah! Wow, that’s a lot of firsts! Nitzanim first and second graders were ready with their keen skills …

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Jan 21

Questions lead to more questions

Last week, we launched our brand new theme, להתפלל (L’hitpalel) with close looking and LOTS and LOTS of questions. In their initial investigation, first grade anthropologists noticed that people were wearing, “prayer scarves,” or, טליתות (talitot).  “My mom wears that to Minyan Gadol!” “Hey, my rabbi wears one.” “What are those?” Given our beginning interest …

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