We offer the following lessons, developed by Jewish World Watch:
JWW has launched a new program for B’nai Mitzvah students, ACT 13! Through a unit of six lessons implemented in religious schools, students learn the skills of Education, Advocacy, and Development and earn opportunities to practice their new skills first-hand.
Lesson about Jewish Response to Catastrophe based on Jewish Texts
This is a one-hour curriculum for students of all ages who study Bible and Talmudic texts.
Shiur – Reponses to Catastrophe (all ages)
Lesson about Jewish Responsibility and Tikkun Olam
This curriculum works very well in informal educational settings and includes a variety of activities for students to engage in to facilitate understanding of global responsibility.
Jewish Responsiblity (grades 3+)
Lesson about the actual situation in Darfur and the history of how the genocide started
This curriculum can be combined with any of the other curriculum.
Brief History (grades 4-9)
Genocide/Tolerance Curriculum designed to be used in public schools as part of a tolerance unit
In this curriculum, the genocide in Darfur is the example of what happens when there is extreme intolerance. This is a 4-part curriculum, with each part being 30 minutes.
Genocide (grades 6-10)
Other Lesson Plans
In addition to the curricula developed by Jewish World Watch, we recommend the following additional educational tools suggested by Save Darfur Coalition.
PBS Newshour Extra
Darfur Lesson Plan
National Geographic XPeditions
What’s Happening in Darfur
American University – Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
The Rwanda Commemoration Project: Genocide In Our Time
The Choices Program
Confronting Genocide: Never Again?
Darfur: A Genocide We Can Stop
Facing History and Ourselves
Dying in Darfur: The Ongoing Genocide in Sudan
For help or more information in implementing these lesson plans or integrating Jewish World Watch, Darfur, or Congo into your curriculum, please contact our Community Resource Director at email@example.com or 818.501.1836