Resources in Response to the Events at the U.S. Capitol
This collection provides a select set of resources to support educators in leading conversation on the events at the U.S. Capitol on January, 6, 2021. The resources are divided into three categories:
- Materials to Support a Non-Partisan Discussion of the Events of January 6 (Suitable for Elementary, Middle and High School Students)
- Readings, Prayers, and Selected Psalms (Suitable for Middle and High School Students)
- Resources to Support Students in Navigating Anxiety (Suitable for all Ages)
You may also consider using the resources available in these two collections:
In addition, consider joining us on Monday, January 11 at 2 PM for Jewish Education and Civic Engagement: Empowering Our Youth. We will be discussing the centrality of education in promoting civic engagement with Dr. Tamara Mann Tweel, Program Director of Civic Initiatives at the Teagle Foundation and Hepzibah Alon, Program Associate for Educators in a Jewish setting at Facing History and Ourselves.
Materials to Support a Non-Partisan Discussion of the Events of January 6
Civilly Speaking: A Curriculum on Civil Discourse
A six-lesson curriculum, commissioned by the Covenant Foundation in 2019 and written by master Jewish educators Joel Lurie Grishaver and Ira J. Wise, on the topic of teaching civil discourse, with Jewish and general material appropriate for 6th/7th grades, 8-10th grades, and 11th grade-adult students.