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Teaching Holy Land - Website TEACHERS


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Teaching Holy Land - Website TEACHERS

  1. 1. Teaching Holy Land Integrating the trip into the classroom
  2. 2. GOALS <ul><li>1. To understand that the Jewish people: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Differ in their physical appearance and in their culture. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have lived (and do live) in various countries throughout the world. </li></ul></ul></ul>Lesson 1: The People
  3. 3. GOALS <ul><li>2. To understand </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The need for a Jewish homeland. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The historical and religious connection of the Jewish people to the land of Israel. </li></ul></ul></ul>Lesson 2: The Story
  4. 4. GOALS <ul><li>Why do they need their own land? </li></ul><ul><li>Why does it have to be this piece of land? </li></ul>Lesson 2: The Story
  5. 5. GOALS <ul><li>3. To understand </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>That Israel is a democracy, similar to the United States. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The uniqueness of the Israeli democracy. </li></ul></ul></ul>Lesson 3: The Israeli
  6. 6. GOALS <ul><li>4. To understand </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The complexity of the political situation. </li></ul></ul></ul>Lesson 4: The Challenge
  7. 7. GOALS <ul><li>5. To understand </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>That teens in Israel are similar and different from teens in the United States. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The cultural diversity (language, food, music, etc.) in Israel. </li></ul></ul></ul>Lesson 5: The Culture
  8. 8. Methodology Integrating the trip into the classroom
  9. 9. Affective or Cognitive? “ I was inspired by the way Mr. Fitz described his experience at the Western Wall; I want to feel that amazing connection.”
  10. 10. Affective or Cognitive?
  11. 11. Pictures…
  12. 13. Stories…
  13. 14. Experiences…
  14. 15. Different classroom… … different context
  15. 16. Religion? Social Studies? English?
  16. 17. Returning from Israel…