Sacred Giving- Why?
Young scholars define the Jewish concept of tzedakah. In this religious instructional activity, students read portions of the Torah and discuss the meaning of tzedakah. Young scholars visit a Jewish Community Center.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
F.D.R. and the New Deal
Your young historians will discover how President Franklin D. Roosevelt sought to alleviate hardships of the Great Depression by analyzing the words of his inaugural address and exploring the various New Deal programs he would later...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Prejudice and Discrimination
How do we break the habit of prejudice? The activities in this packet are designed to promote awareness, harmony, and acceptance. Participants identify their stereotypic beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors, reflect to discover the sources...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Classroom Prayers for Lent
This well-designed resource not only includes classroom prayers organized according to the six weeks of Lent, but also provides suggested symbolic actions, references to Biblical text, and notes on how to prepare as group for each period...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
Tzedakah Begins at Home (Private-Religious)
Students learn about the eight levels of tzedakah or charitable giving. In this philanthropy lesson, students examine the eight levels of charitable giving that were developed by Rabbi Moses Maimonides. They participate in role play...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History