Falling in Love with Breishit

By: Mrs. Rita Plaut
from Krieger Schechter Day School

Real-World Learning

Subject(s) of entry:

PBL - project based learning, UBD - understanding by design, 21st Century Skills, Hevruta learning for study of text

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

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
8, 9, 10, Middle school, High school

It has been my goal and passion for my students to engage with the Biblical text, to find personal meaning in its wisdom, to wrestle with its many interpretations, and to internalize its messages and values.

Entry Narrative

The document titled “schema” and “schema 2” are the guiding documents for all attachments.

Additional notes-

Clip 1- TV series clip for Cain and Abel unit (timshol) Start video at 1:12:25 and end at 1:15:22

The akeda- include article The Expulsion of Ishmael Who is Being Tried? from thetorah.com

clip 3 -Schindler’s List -Connection both Creation teaching “One who saves a life”…and Cain and Abel

google docs-

1- Akeda slides

2- Joseph-student presentation

3- Student activity- Abraham modern day application

4- Rationale for student goal setting project

Entry Videos