K-2

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Tefilah Standard and Benchmarks

A k-6 tefilah curriculum that lists the knowledge, skills and Tefilot for each grade.

Contributor: Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation's Capital

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, K-2

Type of Resource: Curriculum

BimBam Oseh Shalom

Video (1:52mins) of Oseh Shalom from BimBam with lyrics and a guitar background.

Contributor: BimBam

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Video/Visual

Shekakha Lo B’olamo

A lesson plan on color and beauty using the bracha said when seeing something beautiful - Shekacha Lo B’olamo

Contributor: Dr. Saul Wachs

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, K-2

Type of Resource: Lesson Plan

Mah Tovu

A two part unit focussing students on the words and meanings found in Mah Tovu.

Contributor: Dr. Saul Wachs

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Curriculum, Lesson Plan

Tefilah Outline for K-5

Curriculum outline for K-5 covering prayer content and dispositions.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Curriculum

Tefilah Report Card

Tefilah report card with basic skill categories and expectations for various grade levels.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Curriculum

Oseh Shalom (Nurit Hirsch Melody)

Video (1:33 mins) with guitar and singing of Nurit Hirsh's Oseh Shalom.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Mi Chamochah (Debbie Friedman Melody)

Video (2:20 mins) of singing of Debbie Friedman's Mi Chamochah.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Mi Chamochah (Carlebach Melody)

Video (1:10 mins) of singing with a guitar of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach's Mi Chamochah niggun.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Ahavah Rabbah Melody

Video (2:30 mins) of the singing of Ahavah Rabbah with the Hebrew words on the screen.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Or Chadash

Video (1 min) of the singing of the closing of the Shema's Yotzer Ohr bracha.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Yotzer Or (Jeff Klepper Melody)

Video (1:13 mins) of Jeff Klepper's Yotzer Ohr sung with guitar, showing chords.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Halleluyah (Brazilian Melody)

Video (1:51 mins) of Hallelu Brazilian Melody.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Hallelu (Sufi Melody)

Video (2:13 mins) of Hallelu (Sufi melody).

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Ashrei (Peri Smilow Melody)

Video (1:27 mins) of Ashrei Yoshvei Veitecha (Peri Smilow melody).

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Birkot HaShachar

Video (1:56 mins) of a Birkot HaShachar melody.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Birkat HaTorah (Dan Nichols Sweet as Honey Melody)

Video (3:46 mins) of Dan Nichols' Birkat HaTorah Sweet as Honey song.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Mah Tovu (Rabbi Shefa Gold Melody)

Video (1:42 mins) of Mah Tovu (Rabbi Shefa Gold melody).

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Modeh Ani (You are my Sunshine)

Video (1:44 mins) of Modeh Ani sung to the tune of You are My Sunshine.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Music

Loving Kindness Meditation

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Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): K-2

Type of Resource: Video/Visual

Young Children’s Hopes and Dreams

Video (3 mins) with elementary students talking about their wishes and hopes for themselves and the world around them.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

Type of Resource: Video/Visual

What a Wonderful World

BBC Video (2 mins) of Sir David Attenborough narrating What a Wonderful World, with stunning clips of nature.

Contributor: Lisa Exler

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

Type of Resource: Video/Visual

Shekakha Lo B’olamo

Music video of Sababa's 'Beauty of the World' that includes the blessing 'Baruch ata....shekakha lo b'olamo.'

Contributor: JewishLearning Matters

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

Type of Resource: Video/Visual

Tefilah and Hand Motions

Video showing how hand motions enhance young learners’ understanding of and expressiveness during tefilah.

Contributor: Sue Marx

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Music, Video/Visual

Exploring Asher Yatzar

In this lesson, students explore the Asher Yatzar brachah.

Contributor: Rosenfeld Community of Practice

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Lesson Plan

Experiential Learning in the Morning Brachot

A lesson about understanding Birkot HaShachar through movement and how they apply to our lives.

Contributor: Rosenfeld Community of Practice

Grade(s): 3-5, K-2

Type of Resource: Lesson Plan

Engaging with Prayer

A summary of ideas for how to use the arts to engage students with prayer and liturgy.

Contributor: Behrman House

Grade(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

Type of Resource: Curriculum