Dreaming with Yaakov to Search for Meaning

By: Mr. Eran Rosenberg, Ms. Susan Couden
from Columbus Jewish Day School

Interdisciplinary Integration

Subject(s) of entry:
Art, Computer Science, History, Ivrit, Literature, Tanach, Midrash, Social Studies

Constructivist, IBL - inquiry based learning, UBD - understanding by design, 21st Century Skills

Grade(s) to which this was taught:
5, Elementary school, Middle school

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Elementary school, Middle school, High school

Dreaming with Yaakov takes learners on a journey through bibliodrama, geography, social studies, journal writing, archaeology, and art history, visual art, Tanach and Rabbinics, in order to explore what the story of Yaakov has meant to readers over the ages. The ultimate goal of which is to prepare students to see themselves as participants in the Jewish tradition of meaning making.

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