Tag Archive: theme launch

Oct 14

Exploring our new theme in community

Over the past several weeks, we have been using several different strategies to build community through our screens in Nitzanim (“Buds,” for 1st grade). Last week, we imagined what it would feel like to all be in a sukkah together, and the children came up with words like happy, comfy, curious, excited, and cozy. This …

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Jan 15

Building Curiosity in Anafim v’Alonim

This week in Anafim v’Alonim (“branches” and “oak trees” for 4th and 5th grades) we started unpacking our new theme: L’hitpalel! Children began by privately brainstorming about the related concept of praying. They then worked in small groups to share and categorize those ideas. These became our launchpad for wondering about l’hitpalel. This week we’ll …

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