Sukkot Teacher Resources
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Sukkot: The Land of Israel and Rain -1
Students describe the reliance of the Land of Israel on rainfall as opposed to other countries. They describe the connection between rainfall and the Yamim HaNoraim, specifically Sukkot and explain why God chose the Land of Israel to be the Promised Land
Celebrating Life Together
Students' identify and interpret what a community really means. Students' also identify what makes up a community and how cultural customs bring community members and other communities together. Students' read and intepret a story about the Jewish Harvest Festival, Sukkot.
Hand-Painted Paper Fruits and Vegetables
First graders create hand painted fruits and vegetables to hang in the Sukkah, a temporary shelter used during the Jewish Holiday, Sukkot. They are excited about the creation of the works of art and the instructional activity engagement is high being the instructional activity employs the inclusion of kinesthetic learning.
Why the Arba Minim?
Pupils explain verses Vayikra 23:39-44, including why Sukkot is celebrated at that time of year and why we build Sukkot.
New! Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy
Kick-start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative timeline activity, your class members will break into groups and read and research the biographical and historical information of such noteworthy figures as Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as well as the influence of their religious beliefs on their activism and their contributions to society. They will then arrange themselves into chronological order according to the accomplishments of the figures they researched and peer-teach their group's findings to their classmates.
Shemini Atzeret - Simhat Torah
Students create classroom Holocaust Gallery and Museum.
Festivals and Cultures
In this identifying culture and festivals of different countries, students use information on a table to answer comprehension questions. Students write three short answers.
Gala Fiesta Jamboree
Students research world geography by reading assigned text. In this cultural tradition lesson, students read information regarding American Indians, Buddhists, Hindu and other collections of people around the world. Students discuss their holiday celebrations and histories before completing several worksheets regarding favorite student activities.
Harvest Celebrations Around the World
Students, working in groups as cultural anthropologists, research harvest festival around the world. They design a Harvest web page based on their research.
Math: Perimeter, Area, and Volume
Eighth graders discover how to compute the perimeter, area, and volume of different objects. With partners, they find and calculate the perimeter , area, and volume of 10 items each and exchange information. Students compile their information onto data sheets.
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust: Shemini Atzeret-Simhat Torah
High schoolers explore Jewish traditions through Jewish art. In this interdisciplinary instructional activity, students research art by Moshe Rynecki, Chaim Goldberg and Emmanuel Levy. High schoolers replicate the artistic styles in their own pieces.
Students explore harvest festivals. In this harvesting lesson, students view photos of Christian harvest festivals and Jewish harvest festivals. Students plan a harvest festival within their own school.
Food Dictionary - Harvest Festival
Students explore healthy foods and dictionary organization. Students create a list of healthy foods. They construct their own food dictionary, with illustrations. Students model how a dictionary page should be filled with a picture, associated letter, and definition.