Stories in Genesis

Shalom everyone!

I’m trying to update more often to keep you in the know on what is happening in our Omanut classroom.

A few weeks ago we started our unit on Genesis, and after we learned the story of Creation and Adam& Eve, we moved into working in small groups, where each group of 3-4 students focused on one story from Genesis.  They had to read the story together, write down the characters, and then summarize the story in a sequence of naming 8-10 events in the story.

The following class the kids each watched a G-dcast video of their story, answering further comprehension questions and group discussion questions. If you have not checked out G-dcast, I have linked to the site below and have included a video from this week’s parsha.  It is a great resource to learn the parsha for each week in a fun way!

Parshat Vayera from G-dcast.com

More Torah cartoons at www.g-dcast.com

We are now in the fun part of the lesson where each student gets to draw out their story on an 8.5 X 11 paper in their sketach books and then transfer that to stained glass.  Rather than glass, we are using clear plastic acrylic, but the final product will look just like a real stained glass!   Most of the students are done with their drawings and will be moving onto painting this Sunday.

I will post pictures when they are all complete!

Best,

Halley