Curriculum: 1st Grade

Bible, Israel, Introduction to Hebrew

The objectives of the Nursery – Grade 2 curricula are to infuse a love of being Jewish in a creative, hands-on, environment which brings the topics to life in an age-appropriate way.


  • Let’s Discover Series (Behrman House)
  • Bible, Israel,


  • Students will be introduced to our Torah, as a living document, and learn the stories that teach mitzvot each week.
  • Hebrew is introduced, with the knowledge that these students are learning to read English as a phonetic language.
  • Students will continue to learn about Jewish holidays, and learn the Hebrew blessings associated with each Holiday.
  • We will have a special unit about Israel, and learn about how many of our bible stories took place there, and that our brothers and sisters still live there today.
  • Music Curriculum will reflect the topics studied in class.

Hebrew Curriculum:

Continue and review:

  • Shema
  • Barchu,
  • Motzi
  • Short Kiddush
  • Shabbat Candles.
  • Hanukkah Blessings.

Include this year:

  • Borei P’ree Ha’Aitz
  • Oseh Shalom

Basic Hebrew Vocab according to new Hebrew Curriculum.

Art, music, and hands-on approach to learning in all areas.