Yom Kippur Teacher Resources
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Judaism - Yom Kippur Newspaper Article Writing Frame
In this writing frame instructional activity, students imagine they are journalists reporting for a local newspaper. Students write an article about Yom Kippur that illustrates their knowledge of the Jewish religious festival.
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Conflicts in the Middle East
If your students have read about conflicts in the Middle East then they will be able to use this activity to analyze the causes and effects of 7 different actions involving Middle Eastern conflict. Actions noted include the Arab-Israeli...
9th - 10th Social Studies & History
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...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Britain’s Broken Promises: The Roots of the Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
In order to understand the modern-day relationship between Israelis and Palestinians in the Middle East, it is necessary to examine the historical roots of the conflict, beginning with British control over Palestine after World War I.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Deliberating in a Democracy: Religious Symbols in Public Schools
Does the First Amendment protect the display of religious symbols in school? Learners discover the religious rights of students in the United States, and analyze reasons for and against banning religious displays.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
WWJD: What Would Jimmy Do - How President Carter dealt with the 1973 Oil Crisis
Learners investigate the causes and effects of the oil crisis of 1973. In this energy crisis instructional activity, students take part in a simulation that allows them to experience the scarcity of resources. Learners identify the...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Arab-Israeli Conflict
Provide your class with a context and series of events that has led to the conflict in the Middle East. They read 4 separate passages and answer 1 critical thinking question for each. Four more questions are posed at the bottom of the...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Social Studies: Bridging the Gap Between Cultures
Have you special education class examine multiculturalism. By exploring the cultures of Israel and Greece, they discover the holidays, cuisine, arts, andgeography of the countries. During this twelve-week unit, students develop a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
A World of Special Celebrations
Brainstorm lists of celebrations with which your class are familiar. This instructional activity can be adapted to many different grade levels as they research ethnic and religious occasions/events celebrated by people around the world,...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
"The Gambler" and "The Journey": A Comparison of Worlds in Two Short Stories
“The Gambler” and “The Journey” offer readers an opportunity to experience two very different views of Jewish life in Poland between WWI and WWII. Whether used as a part of a study of the Holocaust, or as a compare/contrast exercise, the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts