4th and 5th Grade

“What does it mean to be part of a Jewish community?”  This is the question which will frame the curriculum for fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grade.  During the course of their four years focusing on this topic, students will engage with a wide variety of topics, all of which will help them explore and define their answer to this question.  Their curriculum will focus on the following pieces:

YEAR A

YEAR B

· Content from Facing History, Facing Ourselves

· Immigration in the Torah

· Immigration to America in 1900s

· Immigration to Israel

· Immigration today

· History (Enlightenment, basics of Reform, Reconstructionist and Conservative Judaism)

· Jews in the News

· Israel