Scrolling Through the Megillot

In this activity, students will develop their independent learning skills while encountering the five megillot and connecting them to the holidays on which they are traditionally read. 

After learning about the overall themes of the five megillot and their connections to five special days on the Jewish calendar, students design logos for the megillot. 

 

Essential Question: How do the megillot connect to the holidays on which they are read? 

Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to locate the five megillot in the Jewish library. 
  • Students will be able to identify when each megillah is read throughout the year.
  • Students will be able to express the motif of the megillah through illustrations.

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Setting

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