Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year)
Students demonstrate their understanding of the traditions surrounding Rosh Hashanah (food, shofar, "casting off").
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 12 Views 14 Downloads
New Year Investigations: Tablescapes
After reading about Nowruz, Persian New Year, and researching their own traditions, investigators create a tablescape display using symbols that represents how their family celebrates the holiday. A great way to celebrate all the...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
New Review Judaism Hanukkah
Winter time is full of holiday celebrations around the world, including Hanukkah. Learners briefly read about the history of the Jewish holiday and the traditions of the culture before responding to 10 reading comprehension questions.
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Bill of Rights
How does the Bill of Rights, created over 200 years ago, still apply to the lives of American citizens to this day? Here is a fantastic resource that includes several resources on approaching the Bill of Rights with your class. After...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Maccabees and Hanukkah
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a reading of the story of the Maccabees. Elementary learners discover how Hanukkah came to be with comprehension questions and fun activities for a full lesson during the holidays.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Festivals of Light Hanukkah
Five sessions make up a lesson on the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah. After reading and teaching young historians the history of the Jewish holiday, learners explore the celebration through hands-on activities and collaborative learning.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
New Review Eight Tips for Eight Nights: Fun Activities For Teaching Hanukkah
Eight Hanukkah themed activities make up a resource designed to bring holiday cheer to everyone far and near. Festive activities include reading stories, singing songs, eating latkes, and more!
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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