Hebrew Grammar I (Fall 2020) & II (Spring 2021) HBU

This year I’m teaching Elementary Hebrew here at Houston Baptist University on MWF (9:00 – 9:50am).  Here are some links to the materials that we’re using for the course.

Syllabus: Get it on the Blackboard course management system homepage for this course.

Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross: Here

Ross Homework Keys: Here

Ross Audio Files: Here

Course Handouts: Here

In-Class Lesson Review Sheets: Here

Dr. Marshall’s Ross Chapter Lectures: Click here to access my YouTube playlist.

Restricted Access (only for those enrolled in class)

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ASSIGNMENT PREP DUE DATES: [note: assignments will be ordered so that the most recent one appears on top]

*****SPRING 2021*****

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 19, 21, & 23:

MON: [1] We will wrap up final questions on Ross 33 HW.  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 34 Overview Part 1 and Part 2 and take notes using the Lesson 34 lecture handout (click here) and the Principal Parts sheet.  [3] Upload Midterm Part 3 by end of day.

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 34 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Vocab Quiz on Lesons 32-33. [3] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 35 Overview–only one video, and take notes using the Lesson 35 lecture handout (click here) and the Principal Parts sheet

FRI: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 35 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 12, 14, & 16:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lessons 30 & 31. Upload in Bb Week 12 folder (if you are remote).  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 32 Overview Part 1 and Part 2 and take notes using the Lesson 32 lecture handout (click here) and the Principal Parts sheet

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 32 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Complete Midterm Part 2 (Reproduce the Principal Parts of all Stems; use this practice sheet to drill yourselves). This will be handled like the Part 1 midterm, where you write these down in one sitting as often as you need to. Turn in the best one. [3] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 33 Overview Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3, and take notes using the Lesson 33 lecture handout (click here) and the Principal Parts sheet

THUR: A. O. Collins Lecture at 12:30pm (Dunham Theater): David Moffitt (St. Andrews) on Atonement & Sacrifice

FRI: A. O. Collins Lecture at 12:00pm (Dillon II = Hinton 135): David Moffitt (St. Andrews) on Atonement & Sacrifice

FRI: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 33 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

OVER THE WEEKEND: Complete Midterm Part 3.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 5, 7, & 9:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 29. Upload in Bb Week 11 folder.  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 30 Overview Part 1 and Part 2 and take notes using the Lesson 30 lecture handout (click here) and the Principal Parts sheet. [3] Bring to class the drill sheet for us to work through together: Lesson 30 Drills

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 30 on the Hiphil stem (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 31 Overview and take notes using the Lesson 31 Hophal lecture handout (click here) and the Principal Parts sheet

FRI:  Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 31 on the Hophal stem (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Mar 29, 31 & Apr 2:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 27 & 28 (this is a combined quiz on the two chapters). Upload in Bb Week 10 folder.  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 29 Overview Part 1 and Part 2 (and take notes using the Lesson 29 lecture handout: click here) and the Principal Parts sheet. [3] Bring to class the drill sheet for us to work through together: Lesson 29 Drills

WED: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 29 on the Hithpael stem (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. 

FRI:  No class (Good Friday/Easter holiday)

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Mar 22, 24 & 26:

MON: [1] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 27 & 28 Overview Part 1Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 (and take notes using the Lesson 27-28 lecture handout: click here) and the Principal Parts sheet. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 27 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. This HW includes Lesson 27-28 Drill Sheet; the answer key are available at the link above for “Ross Homework Keys.” 

NOTE: printable HW sheets for Lessons 27 & 28 are in the “Restricted Access” page.

WED: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 28 on the Pual stem (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. 

FRI:   [1] Quiz on Lesson 27 & 28 (this is a combined quiz on the two chapters). Upload in Bb Week 9 folder.  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 29 Overview Part 1 and Part 2 (and take notes using the Lesson 29 lecture handout: click here) and the Principal Parts sheet.

No Class Week of Mar 15 (Spring Break)

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Mar 8, 10 & 12:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 25. Upload in Bb Week 8 folder.  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 26 Overview Part 1Part 2 and Part 3 (and take notes using the Lesson 26 lecture handout: click here) and the Principal Parts sheet. [3] Bring the Lesson 26 Drills sheet; we will work on that together in class. [4] Complete Midterm Part 1.

WED: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 26 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. This HW includes Lesson 26 Drill Sheet; it and the answer key are available at the link above for “Ross Homework Keys.”

FRI:   [1] Quiz on Lesson 26. Upload in Bb Week 8 folder.  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 27-28 Overviews (links coming soon).

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Mar 1, 3 & 5:

MON: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 24 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. This HW includes Lesson 24 Drill Sheet; it and the answer key are available at the link above for “Ross Homework Keys.”

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 24. Upload in Bb Week 7 folder.  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 25 Overview Part 1 and Part 2 (and take notes using the Lesson 25 lecture handout: click here). [3] Bring the Lesson 25 Drills sheet; we will work on that together in class. 

FRI:   Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 25 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. This HW includes Lesson 25 Drill Sheet; it and the answer key are available at the link above for “Ross Homework Keys.”

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 15, 17 & 19: (classes cancelled wk of Feb 15) Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 22, 24 & 26:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 22. Upload in Bb Week 5 folder. [2] If you have not done so: Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 23 Overview Part 1  and Part 2 (and take notes using the Lesson 23 lecture handout: click here).

WED: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 23 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. This HW includes Lesson 23 Drill Sheet; it and the answer key are available at the link above for “Ross Homework Keys.”

FRI: [1] Quiz on Lesson 23. Upload in Bb Week 5 folder.  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 24 Overview Part 1 and Part 2 (and take notes using the *two* Lesson 24 lecture handouts: click here and here). [3] Bring the Lesson 24 Drill Sheet; we will work on that together in class.  

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 8, 10 & 12:

MON: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 21 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. This HW includes Lesson 21 Drill Sheet; it and the answer key are available at the link above for “Ross Homework Keys.”

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 21. Upload in Bb Week 4 folder.  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 22 Overview Part 1 , Part 2 , and Part 3 (and take notes using the Lesson 22 lecture handout: click here). [3] Bring the Lesson 22 Drill Sheet; we will work on that together in class.

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 22 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. This HW includes Lesson 22 Drill Sheet; it and the answer key are available at the link above for “Ross Homework Keys.” [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 23 Overview Part 1  and Part 2 (and take notes using the Lesson 23 lecture handout: click here). 

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 1, 3 & 5:

MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 19. Upload in Bb Week 3 folder. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 20 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. This HW includes Lesson 20 Drill Sheet; it and the answer key are available at the link above for “Ross Homework Keys.”

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 20. Upload in Bb Week 3 folder.  [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 21 Overview Part 1 , Part 2 , and Part 3 (and take notes using the Lesson 21 lecture handouts: click here and here).

FRI: Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 21 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. This HW includes Lesson 21 Drill Sheet; it and the answer key are available at the link above for “Ross Homework Keys.”

NEXT MON: Quiz on Lesson 21.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Jan 25, 27 & 29:

MON: [1] Make sure all HW is complete for Lesson 18.  Upload HW into Bb Week 1 folder. [2] Print the Lesson 19 lecture handout to take notes on. [3] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 19 Overview Part 1 and Part 2 (if you haven’t already).

WED: [1] Quiz on Lesson 18. Upload in Bb Week 2 folder. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 19 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.  [3] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 20 Overview Part 1 , Part 2 , and Part 3 (and take notes using the Lesson 20 lecture handouts: click here and here).

FRI: Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 20 Overview Part 1 , Part 2 , and Part 3 (and take notes using the two Lesson 20 lecture handouts: click here and here).

NEXT MON: [1] Quiz on Lesson 19. [2] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 20 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.

Due Wed & Fri, Jan 20 & 22:

WED: [1] Print the Lesson 18 lecture handout to take notes on (WCI and WCP). [2] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 18 Overview Part 1 and Part 2.

FRI: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 18 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross). [2] Print the Lesson 19 lecture handout to take notes on. [3] Watch Dr. M’s Lesson 19 Overview Part 1 and Part 2.

*****FALL 2020*****

NOTE: Due to the nature of our hybrid/remote learning dynamics, I’ve moved all assignment announcements to the “Weekly” module folders under “Course Content” in Blackboard (Bb). There, I provide links to course materials that I house here, but I won’t be updating *this* page like I normally would have in the past. Look for what’s due each week inside those Bb weekly folders.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Aug 24, 26, & 28:

MON: [1] Prior to first class, watch Dr. M’s Lesson Overview on Lesson 1 (click the youtube playlist link above). [2] Practice writing/reciting/memorizing the Hebrew alphabet. Here is a link to the Hebrew Alphabet Song (to the tune of Do-Re-Mi). Please listen to this and sing along with it as you study the Hebrew letters in order. Click here. We will practice writing, reciting, and singing in class! [3] Bring syllabus to class.

WED: [1] Complete all requirements for Ross Lesson 1 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions.  [2] Read Ross Lesson 2 in preparation for lecture.

FRI: [1] Complete take-home Quiz on Alphabet from Lesson 1 and bring to class on Fri. [2] Complete all written HW for Ross Lesson 1 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Ross); bring homework to class so we can discuss questions. [3] Listen on Dr. Marshall’s youtube site to the presentations on Lesson 2 (3 parts, Click here).  Note: you don’t need to do any Lesson 2 HW.  Here are the handouts I use if you don’t have them: (a) Hebrew Vowels Intro Handout; (b) Simplified Hebrew Vowel Chart; (c) Simplified Hebrew Vowel Chart Practice Sheet; (d) Hebrew Syllables

Promoting the study of Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Aramaic, and Hellenistic Greek

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