The teacher's guide to the book A Bridge to Our Tradition: Pirkei Avot by Nachama Skolnik Moskowitz.
||Bridge to Our Tradition, A: Pirkei Avot
Finally, a Pirkei Avot textbook for 6th and 7th grade students!
Organized thematically, this text by noted educator and author Nachama Skolnik Moskowitz provides students the opportunity to study a selection of essential rabbinic texts.
The Hebrew of all texts is included with wonderful translations to encourage full student participation. The methodology stresses a cooperative chevruta learning style.
A Bridge to Tradition looks at the Pirkei Avot text with three questions in mind:
This approach helps students navigate the complicated journey of Jewish character development. In addition, they will learn the important task of asking questions of the text. With a complete copy of the text of Pirkei Avot and a glossary included, and an accompanying teacher's guide available, this title is a new and indispensable addition to your curriculum.
- What are the character traits that help define who we are as individuals?
- What are the ways we can interact positively with others?
- What are our responsibilities to improve the world?
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