JEWISH LANGUAGES UNIT - LESSON 4

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION

ELIEZER BEN YEHUDAH - BIOGRAPHY AND WORDS

This lesson exposes the students to the biography and work of Eliezer Ben Yehudah. To help check their comprehension of Eliezer's life and the words he invented, this SMART Notebook file includes a game in which each question is about a detail of his life outlined in the Lexicon or about a word he invented and is included in his dictionary (about which the students read in the Lexicon). The game is interactive and should be used a summative activity.

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WORD SOURCES

At the end of lesson 4 - the students are given a list of words with clues as sources to the root of the word the Eliezer Ben Yehuda invented. The children are asked to look at different biblical sources to recognize where the word the Eliezer invented came from. With the use of QR codes which can be scanned with ANY idevice (phone , Ipod, Ipad, tablet, and computer with a camera, the students are provided with the text on line for viewing and discussion.

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