Grade 4 – Kitah Dalet’s Sunday
Posted on November 25, 2015
Kitah Dalet had Josh Satok as a sub on Sunday; he normally teaches grade 6 Hebrew, and he was excited to step in and teach the 4th grade this week. The class spent the first half hour reviewing the story of Deborah, Barak, Yael, and the Battle of Mount Tabor; the second half was spent with characterization. The students were each assigned one of the major characters in the story, and spent time writing about their characters and seeking to understand their motivations and reasoning. They were asked both to write about specific actions their characters had taken within the story and to imagine the life their characters might have lived, given the details that Judges provides us. When they had done this, the students interviewed one another in character.
Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Hanukkah to you all—see you in a few weeks!