What Is Hanukkah?

Take a peek into an interactive scrapbook to learn the ins and outs of the Jewish holiday, Hanukkah. Young scholars explore captivating pictures and text to discover what Hanukkah is, how and why it is celebrated, and its traditional food and games.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Flip your classroom; send the link home with pupils to browse then apply their new found knowledge when they return to school 
  • After pupils make their own dreidel, play the game using classroom counters 
  • Follow the recipe provided to make and taste-test latkes 
Classroom Considerations

  • Each child requires headphones and a computer or mobile learning device; allow pairs to search the website if not enough technology is available
Pros

  • Offers audio descriptions for learners in need of reading assistance
  • Encourages helping the needy during the holidays 
  • The interactice nature of the assignment enhances engagement
Cons

  • Beware of broken links found after informational passages