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From: Russell Hendel <rhendel@saber.towson.edu> Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 22:57:48 -0500 (EST) Subject: Rashi Worksheet Resource for Elementary Level Home Schooling Andy Levy-Stevenson in Mail Jewish v31n22 asks for resources for Jewish Home Schooling. I had the privilege of participating in Home-Schooling in South Carolina and Kentucky (in addition to my University appointments there). In fact I produced about 100 4-page worksheets, each with 20 questions, on Rashi and Chumash (Braishith). This work of mine done in 1993-1995 laid the groundwork for my Rashi Website. I also dealt with the problem of giftedness. Although I have been repeatedly told that my Rashi methods are too advanced for high schoolers I can assure you that I had 7 year olds coming up with advanced explanations in Rashi (I used a question-answer method). The 400 pages of worksheets are available--they have 20 questions per sheet with answers on bottom and lead the student interactively to advanced analysis of Rashi. They are designed for both 7 and 11 year olds. I have tried to get it published. The Rabbis I worked with assured me there was a market for it but no one has taken me up on it. Many of the sheets are on disk (WP 5.1) If anyone wants sample sheets for their home schooling or their schools please write me off line. If there is a strong need I can post them (either on the mail jewish home page or better yet on the Rashi website home page or on both) Russell Hendel; Phd ASA; Math; Towson Moderator Rashi is Simple http://www.shamash.org/rashi/