Vav (6th Grade)

SJS & Youth Programming Calendar

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Sunday Learning Schedule

Teacher: Morah Wendy Malkin wgmalkin@aol.com

Start Time End Time Regularly Scheduled Class or Activity
9:15 am 9:25 am SJS B’Yachad (Together): Morning Check In with Morah Wendy that sets the tone for the SJS session
9:30 am 10:00 am Participation in Am Yisrael’s congregational Sunday Morning Minyan
10:05 am 10:45 am Limudei Yahadut (Jewish Studies): Learning through stories, play, acting, movement, singing, PBL (project based learning), etc. with Morah Wendy
10:50 am 11:25 am Chugim (Elective Activities): (a) Band/Orchestra with Mr. Marc Nevins; (b) Big Questions with Morah Wendy Malkin; (c) Blooket with Mr. Dennis Gelbart; (d) Chaverim/Gesher SA/TO Planning & Implementation with Morah Melissa Shabat & Mrs. Sandra Mieli Kamm; (e) Omanut (Art) with Ms. Sara Preis & Ms. Sheila Serota; (f) Yad Squad with Mrs. Shira Sender
11:30 am 11:40 am Vav B’Yachad (Together) with Morah Wendy & Madrichim
11:40 am 12:10 pm Ivrit (Hebrew) in Small Groups and 1:1 facilitated by Morah Wendy with assistance from Madrichim
12:10 pm 12:15 pm SJS Dismissal

Wednesday Learning Schedule

Teacher: Morah Wendy Malkin wgmalkin@aol.com

Start Time End Time Regularly Schedule Class or Activity
4:15 pm 4:30 pm SJS B’Yachad (Together): Afternoon Meeting with Morah Wendy: Activities that set the tone for the SJS session
4:30 pm 5:15 pm Ivrit (Hebrew) in Small Group and 1:1 facilitated by Morah Wendy with assistance from Madrichim
5:15 pm 5:30 pm Limudei Yahadut (Jewish Studies): Learning through stories, play, acting, movement, singing, project based learning (PBL), etc. with Morah Wendy
5:30 pm 5:45 pm Iyun Tefillah about meaning of prayers of the season or in general with Mr. Sherman
5:45 pm 6:10 pm Limudei Yahadut (Jewish Studies): Learning through stories, play, acting, movement, singing, project based learning (PBL), etc. with Morah Wendy
6:10 pm 6:15 pm SJS Dismissal

Materials and Curricular Resources:

ShalomLearning Curriculum Overview: ShalomLearning Curriculum Overview

ShalomLearning Login: ShalomLearning Login

Am Yisrael Congregation’s Website: https://www.amyisrael.org

Jewish Interactive: https://jitap.net

Etgar Yesodi: https://www.jewisheducators.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/etgar-yesodi-overview-revised-2020.pdf

Hebrew In Harmony: https://www.behrmanhouse.com/hih

A Kid’s Mensch Handbook: Step-by-Step to a Lifetime of Jewish Values: https://www.amazon.com/Kids-Mensch-Handbook-Lifetime-Jewish/dp/0874417007

Values and Ethics: Torah Topics for Today: https://store.behrmanhouse.com/index.php/values-and-ethics-torah-topics-for-today.html

JPS The B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary: https://jps.org/books/jps-bnai-mitzvah-torah-commentary/

B’nai Mitzvah Process and Preparation at Am Yisrael: https://www.amyisrael.org/bnaimitzvahprocessandpreparation

Siddur Lev Shalem: https://www.rabbinicalassembly.org/resources-ideas/lev-shalem-series/siddur-lev-shalem

Tefillah Texts and Audios for Am Yisrael: https://www.amyisrael.org/practicing-tefillah.html

Sefaria: A Living Library of Jewish Texts: https://www.sefaria.org

MyJewishLearning: https://www.myjewishlearning.com

JTeach.org: https://jteach.org

Review Common Prefixes: https://images.shulcloud.com/1177/uploads/SJS-PDFs/Common-Hebrew-Prefixes.pdf

Review Common Hebrew words found in the Siddur, Tier I: https://images.shulcloud.com/1177/uploads/SJS-PDFs/Common-Hebrew-Vocabulary-Tier-I.pdf

Learn Common Hebrew words found in the Siddur, Tier II: https://images.shulcloud.com/1177/uploads/SJS-PDFs/Common-Hebrew-Vocabulary-Tier-II.pdf

Center for Israel Education: https://israeled.org

Consultation from Matan: The National Voice in Jewish Special Education: https://matankids.org

Teacher Bios

Please click here to read Am Yisrael SJS Teacher Bios

Updated 9-22-2022, 26 Elul 5782