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4 Questions for Kitah Dalet/Grade 4

Posted on September 20, 2015

Dear Grade 4 Parents,

I am enjoying getting to know your kids a lot!  They are awesome!

This morning during Hebrew we worked on our class brit/rules a bit, began working on the middle section of Ashrei, and got learned how HW in grade 4 Hebrew works.

A few questions you can ask your kids this week that will support and reinforce Hebrew at home.

1. Ask your kids what they can do with their hands when they hear the vowels that make the “ah” sound – kamatz and patach and what they can do with their hands when they hear or see a shva vowel.

Katmatz – looks like a “T” – short 1
Patach – is a straight horizontal line – short a
Sh’va – 2 dots stacked vertically – short i at the beginning of a word

2.  Ask you kids a way in which they can show respect to others, themselves and the environment/our classroom.

3.  Ask you kids to tell you about their green binder and HW calendar.  (And remind them they have some Hebrew to practice every night.)

4.  Ask you kids to tell you what sound the sh’va makes at the beginning of a word (short i) vs. in the middle of a word (silent).  (We have not yet reviewed the double sh’va rule.)

Have an easy and meaningful fast!

Robin