Birkat Hamazon 2
In havrutah, students read the text of Birkat Hamazon and determine the main themes of the prayer.
These lessons serve as an introduction to the text of Birkat Hamazon. Students will work with the text itself, improving reading and comprehension of text, preparing for the rest of the curriculum. The Hebrew proficiency level of the class must be taken into account when planning this lesson.
|Content: Students will be able to…
1. Provide a basic translation of the Birkat Hamazon text.
2. Identify the theme of each section of Birkat Hamazon, reflected by the student’s ability to give an appropriate title to each section.
Students will be able to…
1. Read the text of Birkat Hamazon with understanding.
2. Work efficiently and effectively in havrutah.
Students will be able to appreciate the importance of studying in havrutah.
Resources & Equipment needed
|Copies of Birkat Hamazon for the students (with English translation if necessary), photocopies of the worksheets (see appendix).|