JEWISH LANGAUGES - 1

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION

PAGE 9 - ANCIENT HEBREW WRITING

The students are asked to write their name using the ancient Aramaic letters accompanied with a suggestion to write a message using these ancient letters.

Using a web 2.0 application called Flockdraw (www.flockdraw.com) allows each student, without having to create an account, to use drawing tools to write their name / secret message. Upon saving, the application offers a URL, posting the creation onto a gallery.

By copying and pasting the URL onto a word document, the teacher can share the URLs among students, creating a riddle lesson, where each student will have to decode another student's secret message. A fun and interactive way to use ancient letters and create a nice introductory activity to the unit.

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PAGE 8 - LANGUAGES OF ANCIENT TEXTS

The students learn about the different holy texts and the existence of Aramaic in them and are asked to highlight Hebrew and Aramaic lines in different sources.
In this interactive NOTEBOOk file, the students can view the different texts and use the FLOATING tools and different colour highlighters to highlight the different lines (Aramaic and Hebrew) in different colours. The interactivity comes nto play when the students can check their answers by clicking on an arrow taking them to a pages, where a video of an identical page is displayed with the highlighting of the texts in the different respective colours in real time.


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