The Pesach (Passover) festival
A KS3 lesson investigating the history behind the Jewish festival of Pesach (Passover) and asking students to explore why it is still central in Judaism today. The main task is a peer-teach, with student teachers teaching groups of students who circle from teacher to teacher. I usually choose high ability students to be peer teachers (five are needed for this lesson). There is a work sheet for the students to fill in as they visit each peer teacher. The lesson also introduced the Seder plate and finishes with a creative De Bono task of writing a diary entry from the perspective of a modern day Jew.
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  • Pesach.pptx
  • Pesach-peer-teaching-cards.pub
  • Pesach-timeline-worksheet.pub
  • Passover-Seder_Passover-Seder-in-3-Minutes-from-OurJewishCommunity.org.avi

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Created: Oct 22, 2016

Updated: May 4, 2017

Whole lesson

pptx, 1 MB

Pesach

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Pesach-peer-teaching-cards

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Pesach-timeline-worksheet

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