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A Typical School Day at SELA

Pre-Kindergarten:

 

On any given day, our Pre-Kindergarten students engage in a variety of activities in both Hebrew and English following our 50/50 Immersion Model:

·      2ndStep – social-emotional activities to build self-regulation and empathy

·      Fundations – activities to support students’ emerging understanding of phonics and written language skills

·      Morning Meetings in English twice per week and Hebrew three times per week

·      Two half-hour recess/movement periods per day outdoors (weather-permitting)

·      Small group center-time with concurrent Hebrew and English activities

·      Nap/Quiet Rest Time after lunch

Kindergarten:

 

On any given day, our Kindergarten students engage in a variety of activities in both Hebrew and English following our 50/50 Immersion Model:

·      Morning Hebrew Assembly to start the day with Hebrew songs and mindfulness activities

·      Morning Meetings in English twice per week and Hebrew three times per week to address social-emotion development

·      70 Minute Hebrew literacy block

·      70 Minute English literacy block

·      75 Minute Math block conducted in both English and Hebrew 

·      Daily recess for half an hour

·      Daily “Special” Activity – Phys Ed, Art, or Music and Dance (in English and Hebrew)

·      Alternating science/social studies periods corresponding to English literacy units

Grades 1-5:

 

On any given day, our students in grades 1 through 5 engage in a variety of activities in both Hebrew and English following a model with Hebrew as a foreign language:

·      Morning Hebrew Assembly to start the day with Hebrew songs and mindfulness activities

·      Morning Meetings in English twice per week and Hebrew three times per week to address social-emotion development

·      60 minute Hebrew literacy block

·      70 minute English literacy block

·      75 minute Math block

·      Daily recess for half an hour 

·      Daily “Special” Activity – Phys Ed, Art, or Music and Dance (in English and Hebrew)

·      Alternating science/social studies periods corresponding to English literacy units