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Lesson Plans -- Pathways for learning with the Heritage DVD-ROM


Each of these lesson plans provides ideas for guiding your middle- and high-school students through the rich resources of the HERITAGE DVD-ROM. The lessons are built around a series of Bookmarks (designated by Bookmark) that create unique pathways through the material. Step your students through the whole lesson plan, or choose one or more of the many learning activities--it's up to you!

Before you begin, be sure to check out our Tips for using these lesson plans in your classroom.

The Ancient World
Biblical accounts of ancient times tell the first stories of the Jewish people.

Medieval Period
In medieval times, Jewish culture flourished under Islamic rule.

Modern Period
Throughout modern history, Jewish life has continued to grow in America and worldwide.

Jewish Thought and Culture
Numerous traditions and philosophies have shaped Jewish thought and culture over time.

Manual for Faculty
If you are interested in planning and teaching a course built around Heritage: Civilization and the Jews, here you'll find all of the resources you need to create an enriching multimedia learning experience. Whether your students are distant learners, community college students or members of a senior seminar, this manual will assist you in teaching this course successfully.