Shabbat Around the World
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by Tami Lehman-Wilzig
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The Jewish People form a multicultural nation with communities located across the globe. Although their Shabbat observances follow the same linear path, many communities have developed unique customs that are integral to their Shabbat celebration. Shabbat Around the World introduces students to unique Jewish customs from around the world, empowering students to enhance their own Shabbat observance. At the same time, this new series enables students to explore international Jewish communities; their history, geography and culture, so that by the end of the year students will have gained an appreciation of the Jewish world’s diversity.
Developed for 3rd-4th Grades
As a result of this curriculum, what enduring understanding will the students attain?
What essential questions will guide or focus the teaching and learning?
What key knowledge and skills will students acquire as a result of these story & Lessons Plans units?
Students will know:
Students will be able to:
LEARNING ACTIVITIES and MATERIALS/RESOURCES Follow in Story Units
Upon completion of the Shabbat Around the World program or individual units, how will students demonstrate that they have attained the enduring understandings? The following are suggestions for class projects.
Students will plan and implement a Family Shabbat program in which customs (from the areas studied) are modeled and shared.
Groups of students (determined randomly or by interest) will be involved in a class project that models/implements different customs that the students have learned about. Suggestions include: