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Eighth Grade Blog

Weeks 5 and 6: Monday, October 1st – Friday, October 12th

Hebrew Dear Parents, This week the students focused on using all the vocabulary we learned in the unit on the five senses in order to describe various experiences during the holidays and in everyday life. We ended the week with a test on the unit. Next week the students will take the vocabulary and structures and use it verbally in order to interview each other on a memorable day through the things they smelled, tasted, saw, heard and touched. Next, we will start our first unit in the neta program. Have a wonderful weekend, Andreea Heritage להורים שלום, השבוע התחלנו...
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Weeks 3 and 4: Monday, September 17th – Friday, September 28th

Hebrew Dear Parents, These few days students continued to explore describing things in their world through their senses. Students watched an Israeli TV program about the 5 senses, practiced having conversations in the Shuk describing what they see, hear, smell, taste, and touch. Students also wrote and acted out short skits using the new vocabulary, using both present and past tense. I wish you all Hag Sameach, Andreea Heritage להורים שלום, השבוע המשכנו לעבוד על היחידה “מעשה טוב” במהלכה תלמידים שיתפו במעשה טוב שהם עשו במהלך החגים כלפי חבריהם, בני משפחה או בכלל. למדנו את העקרון “תעביר את זה הלאה”,...
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Weeks 1 and 2: Tuesday, September 4th – Friday, September 14th

Hebrew Dear Parents, Welcome to an exciting year! The 8th grade started the year by discussing the five senses and the ways in which we can use them to describe our memories and experiences. This year the focus is on conversational Hebrew. The students started each class by practicing for 15 minutes in Hebrew how to introduce themselves to a new person. I look forward to meeting everyone at back to school night and wish everyone Shannah Tovah ! Andreea Heritage ,להורים שלום השבוע עבדנו על הסיפור “הסיר של סבתא” המתאר כיצד סיר אחד מעניק לאנשים רבים כל כך מענה...
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Welcome Back / ברוכים הבאים

English and Social Studies Hi, Welcome back 8th Grade students and families! I am excited to start my second year teaching 8th Grade ELA and Social Studies at Senesh and my 8th year overall as educator.  I enjoy helping students hone their ability to think critically about the world around them by reading literature, developing written and oral communication skills, and studying historical events from a variety of perspectives.  A reminder that students should make sure to email me their summer homework assignments by Tuesday morning to mgentile@hannahsenesh.org. Feel free to contact me via email with any further questions.  I look...
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