Curriculum – 11th grade
Educational goal – a unit and a half of matriculation in Yiddish and its literature
- Yiddish Shabbat – at the end of learning about Shabbat in literature and folklore, there is a joint Yiddish Shabbat
- Children’s books – the students prepare books as a grammar application (eg
III. Visiting places – exhibitions relevant to the material being studied, theater performances, etc.
Study subjects: each subject is studied for about a month and a half and there is a test on it.
- Biographies of Yiddish writers – each student must write a biography about a writer and present it orally in class along with a piece of literature. The students are tested for this in matriculation.
Texts to read (edited passages)
- Der Dibok – Ansky
- Hasidish – Y. L. Peretz
- Di Megillah – A. Manger
- Songs – K. Maladovsky
- Tevia the milker/Story – Shalom Aleichem
- Holocaust poems – various writers/Mordechai Gebirtig
Matriculation (2 pt.)
By heart – Mordechai Gebirtig’s songs + conversation (1 pt.)
In writing – literature + grammar (1 pt.)
- Knowledge of all tenses + modes
- Reading and translating literary pieces
- Idiomatic expressions
Curriculum – 12th grade
This year’s big project is a play based on a book processed and presented by the students.
Repetition and deepening of the grammatical and linguistic material of the previous three years by editing a Yiddish-Hebrew/Hebrew-Yiddish dialogue. The conversation will include basic sentences for conducting a conversation in all areas of life.