In every session the lessons incorporate multiple modalities of learning that engage the participants in study that is fun and exciting while still meeting educational goals. Thesesteps include: repentance, prayer, and charity. Hebrew, Art An Introduction to the Jewish Calendar 2 Single lesson This lesson is meant to introduce the concepts of the Jewish Calendar to young students. If they are busy doing an activity, don't stop them to tell them its time to go play outside. Downloadable worksheets in Adobe Acrobat format on topics ranging from holidays to marriage to Jewish texts. The Open Siddur Project, an open source, collaborative, online tool to create and share prayer resources, has an. For example: What do they remember of their childhood before the Holocaust? The drama can then be applied to lessons that need to be faced today.
The shofar is a ram'shorn, a three-thousand-year-old musical instrument that is blown intolike a trumpet. Of the 15,000 children who went through Terezin, only 100 survived. Start small and add on new tefilos when you see they are ready. Have you ever wondered what your name is in Hebrew? Israel Ages and Stages 6-8 Single lesson Groups integrate Pirke Avot into their values-based decision making. Using maps, have students locate the area outside of Prague, Czech Republic.
Havdalah, Tifereth Israel Retreat, 2014 myjewishlearning. Decide what prayers make sense to do with the little ones. Hebrew Bouldering with the 10 Commandments 6-8 Single lesson To relate the 10 commandments to the everyday life of a teenager. Educational Videos View our short videos about Hanukkah and extend your students' knowledge with the extension activities prepared for each video, such as games, art projects, reading passages, and writing prompts. They need to know very little about the concepts to be able to participate successfully in this lesson.
How does service make you feel as the giver and the receiver? Jews believe that theblasts of the shofar revitalize the soul and intelligence of all Jewsthat listen to it's blasts during Rosh Hashanah. This helps the students pay attention to the materials. Can also be used for pre- and post-testing. This Passover tale in leaving Egypt will be known more emphatically through the art experience in a personal and collective awareness. The poetry and art of the children of Terezin reflected their world. In this lesson, the children will engage in building a child sized Sukkah using a cardboard appliance carton as a frame in addition to branches and other art materials for decoration.
Prayer Facing East: Using the Compass as a Tool 4-12 Multi-lesson Using the compass as a teaching tool in endless ways to teach a wide variety of educational concepts, as well as Jewish values, with students in 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. People eat foods including a sweet breadcalled challah, pomegranates, and apples dipped in honey. They were allowed to work in the gardens, and even acted in plays presented for the entertainment of their guards and visitors. I know my son has no interest in coloring, so giving him a Rosh Hashanah coloring book as an activity to fill up 20 minutes is not going to work. What Will It Cost Me to Work for You? They were involved in poetry contests and recitations and encouraged to draw whatever they wanted. One popular example is the lesson plan, with pages from the 1880 and 1900 census schedules, teaching activities, and links related to the family of author Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Allow time to share and discuss the poem. Make it fun, very tactile. Explain that the Jewish faith is one of the oldest religionsin the world and that Jewish people have many celebrations andtraditions. Yom Tov- Jewish Holidays- It is really easy to get overwhelmed when planning your school year. Explain that students are going to learn more about this today. The children develop ideas for their own shows. Divide classinto four equal groups.
Have the students pair up and share their ideas with their teammate. Also locate the area where Auschwitz Concentration Camp was located in Poland. Analyze traditional and modern texts about Jewish values and food production and consumption, and design your own vision for how society should produce, distribute, and consume food. As student look at these pictures you can scan and project images , what questions do they have? Ask students to identify a few special celebrations or traditionswith which they are familiar. Remindstudents as they move to each poster not to write anything that hasalready been written.
The children who came to Terezin played in the barracks and courtyard. Learn Hebrew vocabulary in the prayer 2. Learn Jewish culture and language while you play AlefBet, Zebra Chess, and more. This unit is based on recent neuro-scientific research on brain-based learning and applied research on language instruction A Natural Approach to Hebrew Language Acquisition. . If you take the average 4 year old in a Jewish Preschool who comes home with a state of the art Arts'n crafts project every day as well as a 5 page newsletter at the end of the week going into detail of everything the teacher covered in class that week about Rosh Hashanah, chances are if you ask them what they learnt about Rosh Hashanah they will give you the same answer as the Jewish Homeschooled 4 year old who spent the week playing, coloring, helping mommy bake round challahs and honey cakes and munching on apples and honey. Allow time for children to sharetheirthoughts with the class.
Perhaps we feel the stress of curriculum, with its emphasis on teaching the mechanics of prayer. Sweet foodis eaten throughout this holiday, symbolizing the desire to have anew year filled with sweetness. Weave Judaism into everyday life. Prayer Identity Sculptures 6-8 Multi-lesson Students are encouraged to explore and express the multiplicities of their Jewish identities. Holidays The Spanish Inquisition 6-8 Multi-lesson Projects and discussions designed to teach about the crypto-Jews. Ask students tothink of different ways your class can help or serve people in thecommunity, in your school, at home, etc.
Ask the students to think about whythey think New Year celebrations are important and then write or drawtheir ideas on a piece of paper. After all theprevious activities are successfullycompleted ask the students torespond by writing a few paragraphs to the following question. The VirtualJerusalem City Services home page on the internet offers a quiz onRosh Hashanah written for children. Of course, there is never enough time, is there? Students at Julia Richman High School in Manhattan eagerly raise their hands in class. Ultimately, the students learn and experience how their Jewish identity is built in each of us. Values, Art Using Your Jewish Map and Compass 4-8 Single level 1. Their pictures and verses bring us face to face with the threat of death that they faced daily and the courage with which they faced it.