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
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Harvest Food Garland
Students explore the celebration and traditions of various harvest celebrations such as Thanksgiving, Sukkot, and Kwanzaa. They design paper harvest decorations such as fruits, vegetables and wildflowers. Using these drawings, students create a paper food chain.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
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.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
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 lesson plan engagement is high being the lesson plan employs the inclusion of kinesthetic learning.
1st Visual & Performing Arts
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.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A World of Special Celebrations
Brainstorm lists of celebrations with which your class are familiar. This lesson can be adapted to many different grade levels as they research ethnic and religious occasions/events celebrated by people around the world, and present their findings to classmates.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
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.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
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
Students explore Jewish traditions through Jewish art. For this interdisciplinary lesson, students research art by Moshe Rynecki, Chaim Goldberg and Emmanuel Levy. Students replicate the artistic styles in their own pieces.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
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.
3rd - 5th Health