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Jewish Celebrations

£12.00
SKU R3CS30002
Key Stage 2 Judaism Religious Education Year 3

Teach your class about Judaism with this fun and festive 'Jewish Celebrations' scheme of work for Year 3. Your class will learn about Passover, Sukkot, Purim, Hanukkah and Rosh Hashanah, and how each of these festivals reveals and explains Jewish beliefs and teachings.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

This scheme of work provides everything you need to teach your class about the major festivals of Judaism through a mix of stories, information, images and questions, including lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, crafts, quizzes and much more.

#Lesson1FactsandFigures

The first lesson in this series provides your class with opportunities to think about what they already know about Judaism and refreshes their knowledge of some of the key facts, such as the name of the Jewish holy book, where Jews go to worship and who leads worship services. It also explores how many people around the world follow Judaism and where the Jewish faith is most prevalent.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Sentence cards
  • Domino cards
  • Information sheet
  • True or false cards
#Lesson2Passover

This lesson looks at the festival of Passover, going back thousands of years to the time the Israelites were enslaved by the Egyptians. Your class will read the story of Moses and the Ten Plagues of Egypt, before looking at how and why Jews celebrate Passover today.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Seder plate cards
  • Worksheet
  • Ten Plagues cards
  • Character cards
  • Blank cards
#Lesson3Sukkot

Now that your class are familiar with the story of Moses leading the Israelites to freedom, your class will find out what happened to them once they reached the safety of the desert. This will lead on to explore the festival of Sukkot which reminds Jews of the time the Israelites wandered in the desert with only God for provision and protection.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson4Purim

Your class will read the story of Esther, Mordecai, King Xerxes and the evil Haman during this lesson to help them understand the festival of Purim. They will find out how Esther's bravery saved the Jewish people from extermination and explore how Jews celebrate this fun and lively festival today.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated story cards
  • Story sheet
  • Mask template
#Lesson5Hanukkah

This lesson starts by challenging your class to think about what they would do if someone was forcing them to do something they knew wasn't right. This leads them in to exploring the story of the Maccabees and how a miracle formed the basis of the festival of Hanukkah. They will learn how Jews celebrate Hanukkah today - there is even the opportunity to play dreidel!

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Dreidel template
  • Game cards
#Lesson6RoshHashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year festival. Your class will explore why this festival is important to Jews and how it is celebrated at home and in the synagogue. You can even have a Rosh Hashanah party of your own, eating traditional foods, such as apples dipped in honey!

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • End of unit quiz
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