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CHAI FIVE - Youth Education Program Calendar and Curriculum

 

1st Trimester – September to November- Head Teacher-Lani Morris

Mitzvah Corps Model-Learn, Do and Reflect - Community Service

With Deeper Meaning and Impact

 

9/8 Opening Day Schedule

9/15 Mitzvah One Action Day (Do)–Field Trip to Empathy Museum - 4th-7th Grade

Project Angel Heart Project - K-3rd Grade

9/21 Kesher (Community Connection) Day- Shabbat B’Yachad

9:30-10:15 – Reflect Day - Students with Teachers

S’lichot Study with Rabbi Evette

10:15-11:15 Shabbat Service and S’lichot

11:15-11:30 Sharing and Blessings

11:30-12:00 Kiddush Lunch

10/6 Mifgash (Student Only) Day - Learn about Mitzvah –Sustainability, Urban Faming and Food

10/13 Mitzvah Two Action Day – Do Mitzvah 2 – Go to Ekar Farm

10/20 Limud (Family) Day – Reflect about Mitzvah 2 and Simchat Torah Celebration at 11:00 am

Students Only from 9:30-11:00 am

 

10/27 Mifgash (Student Only) Day-Learn about Mitzvah Day

11/3 Mifgash (Student Only) Day-Prep for Mitzvah Day

6th and 7th Grade Special Program – 12:00-3:00 pm-Tour of Jewish Denver

11/10 Limud (Family) and Kesher (Community Connection) Day – Do Mitzvot Day

Magical Mitzvah Tour Day with Tikkun Olam Committee

9:30-10:00 Song Session and Send Off

10:15-11:30 Mitzvah Action Day – Magical Mitzvah Tour at B’nai &

Offsite Mitzvot – 1st LinkAGES with KAVOD

11:30-12:00 Celebration

11/16 Kesher (Community Connection) Day- Shabbat B’Yachad

2nd Trimester – December to February – Head Teacher – Dr. Carol

Family Learning Models focus on families both learning and growing Jewishly through shared experiences and study.

12/8 Limud (Family) Day– Family Learning Model Introduction

Topics – Ever Evolving Hebrew Language with Rabbi Evette

Evolving Understanding of Torah / TaNaCh

Evolution of Jewish Movements & Comparative Judaism with Dr. Carol

Evolution of our Siddur, Prayers and Blessings with Hal

Evolution of Jewish people’s fight against oppression of All people

 

12/15 Mifgash (Student Only) Day LinkAGES Program – 6th and 7th graders

1/5 Mifgash (Student Only) Day

1/11 Kesher (Community Connection) Day - Shabbat B’Yachad

Shabbat B’Yachad –Kesher (Community Connection) Day

9:30-10:15 – Family Learning – Deeper Dives into Family Learning Topics

B’nai Community Join Learning Groups or Torah Study (led by lay person)

10:15-11:15 Shabbat Service

11:15-11:30 Sharing and Blessing Before Meal

11:30-12:00 Kiddush Lunch

 

1/26 Limud (Family) Day – Topics same as first week of trimester

2/2 Mifgash (Student) Day - LinkAGES - 6th & 7th Grade- Tu B’Shevat

2/8 Kesher (Community Connection) Day - Shabbat B’Yachad

2/23 Limud (Family) Day – Judaism is an Evolving Religious Civilization Recon Day

Family Groups Sharing and Learning Together

9:30-10:15 – Students Reflect and Prep for Sharing about Family Learning

Parents reflect and prep about Family Learning with Rabbi

10:15-11:30 – Sharing Together in Family Groups

11:30-12:00 Song Session and Celebration

 

Trimester 3 – March to May – Head Teacher – Risa Aqua

Arts-based Jewish Education can deepen our students' exposure to Jewish art. It provides learners with the opportunity to explore, personalize and find value in ancient Jewish wisdom and texts. The art that is incorporated is often creative, approachable, and can even be whimsical, providing an entry point into the conversation for all, including the most timid of our learners.

3/1 Mifgash (Student) Day Arts Ed Kick Off – Explore and Choose Form of Artistic

Expression

(Visual Arts, Poetry, Bibliodrama and Music)

 

3/8 Limud (Family) and Kesher (Community Connection) Day - Purim Carnival

Purim Shpiel with LinkAGES Seniors and 6th and 7th Graders

 

3/15 Mifgash (Student) Day - Arts Ed Chugim Session 1

4/5 Mifgash (Student) Day - Arts Ed Chugim Session 2

4/12 Mifgash (Student) Day - Arts Ed Chugim Session 3

4/19 Limud (Family) Day Share, Explore and Experience Art Day

 

4/25 Kesher (Community Connection) Day - Shabbat B’Yachad

9:30-10:15 End of Year Celebrations

10:15-11:15 Shabbat Service and Honoring Teachers

11:15-11:30 Sharing and Blessing Before Meal

11:30-12:00 Kiddush Lunch

 

5/2 -5/3 6th and 7th Grade Special Program – LinkAGES Havdallah and Overnight at Hotel

Sun, October 20 2019 21 Tishrei 5780