Mussar curriculum for young children - From the Mussar Institute
Middot: A Stairway of Virtues - Curriculum (25 lessons) for grades 6-9
American Presidents & Jewish Values - Downloadable lesson plan with texts and other resources analyzing speeches of American Presidents through the lens of Jewish values. Adaptable for Grades 5-10.
Study Leads to Action: Understanding and Living Jewish Values Curriculum - for Middle School Students - Jewish Values curriculum for middle schoolers from Jewish Education Center, Cleveland.
Under the Same Sky: “The Earth is Full of Your Creations” - Curricular framework for young children and families, learning values related to our world and nature, including 3 units:
- Do Not Destroy (Bal Tashchit): The Importance of Conserving and Protecting Nature
- indness to Animals (Tza’ar Ba’alei Chayim)
- ppreciating the Wonders of Nature (Le’He’arich at Pelei HaTeva)
Values-based lesson plans and programs from PJ Library - For young children: Various PJ Library books with lesson plans and programs, categorized by value and age. Some programs are adaptable for multi-age programming
Online Resource for Families
http://imcomingclean.weebly.com/ - Days of Awe resource for families – parents & children – from Jewish Educational Center of Cleveland
Character Day Resources:
Periodic Table of Being a Mensch – Table of Middot developed by Rabbi Avi Orlow
Middot-opoly – Jewish Values Board Game