Use this strategy to improve students’ reading skills and help them connect ideas in a text to their own lives, current events, and history.
Students explore judgment and forgiveness through a study of Simon Wiesenthal's book The Sunflower paired with traditional Jewish texts.
Students explore obedience by drawing connections between traditional Jewish texts and Milgram’s psychological experiment on this behavior.
Explore this resource for additional context to the lesson Judgment and Traditional Jewish Texts: The Sunflower.
A middle school teacher helps her class explore the moral universe of Maycomb in To Kill a Mockingbird using the concept of universe of obligation.