MIDDLE SCHOOL TORAH STUDIES – Girls Program
Course Level: Grade 6 – 8
Middle School Torah Studies provides a composite Torah education suitable for 6th – 8th grade students.
It is not necessary to have Hebrew reading and translating skills. Reading support tools are provided.
Advanced track available for students with a text-intensive program, including reading Torah and Rashi, Meforshim.
Course style is independent study with periodic webinar lessons, in group and individual format. The Melamed Academy teachers supervise the students’ progress, provide feedback to students and updates to parents.
Students receive weekly assignments to complete, in varied subjects and formats. Learning comes alive when students discuss contemporary topics and watch videos of Torah events, such as Hachnasas Sefer Torah, Slichos at the Kosel, and more, from around the Jewish world.
Students listen to audio/video presentations, study with interactive computer lessons, and read text in the original Hebrew with translation and audio provided. Students acquire Torah knowledge, develop Hebrew and Torah skills, and incorporate their learning into daily practice and personal growth.
|Tefillah||Learn explanation of the different parts of the davening. (Biurei tefillah and hashkafah)|
|Chumash||Learn pesukim with Rashi, translations, understand the topic, learn the words. learn about a few topics every week.|
|Parshah||Every week learn the parshah, outline of events, main characters, worksheet. Dvar Torah for the Seudah.|
|Navi||Learn a perek in order of Navi, translate the words, understand the storyline and flow of history.|
|Mitzvos/ Middos||Learn about a mitzvah, it can be related to time or parsha.|
|Halacha||Hilchos Kashrus and Hilchos Shabbos. Also halachos of Yomim Tovim and special seasons.|
|Jewish Year||Learn about the Yomim Tovim and special seasons, according to the months of the Jewish year. See it come alive!|
|Yedios Klaliyos||Worksheets and projects according to topic|
|Eretz Israel||Learn about the different places in Eretz Yisrael, inc video tours.|
|Hebrew Reading (leveled)||Read a short story in Hebrew, answer questions about the story|
|Hebrew Writing (leveled)||Hebrew writing assignment every week, with a prompt, using different styles, such as a recipe, directions, etc.|
|Vocabulary||Every week, learn 10 new words and grow the word bank|
|Grammar||Learn the Hebrew dikduk|
|Pirkei Avos||Learn a Mishnah every week.|
|Jewish History||Learn the mesora from Moshe (Avos) Tanaim, Amoraim…until Rishonim|
|Tzadikim||Learn about a gadol, story of his life, sefarim he wrote, special things he did or that happened his time.|
|Hashkafah||Learn interesting topics of hashkafa and machshava that you can apply to daily life.|