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 R.E. Unit 2a – What is the Torah and why is it important to the Jewish People? 

       This unit is aimed at children in Year 2.

       A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA R.E. Unit 2a: What is the Torah and why is it important to the Jewish People?

       For a complete list of what's included see the table below.   

 

Files Included in this Download

Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

The torah

(6 pages)

What is the Torah?

To learn about the Jewish Holy book, what it is and why it is special to the Jews

A brief explanation for teachers about the Torah Scrolls

The Torah

(11 slides)

What is the Torah?

To know about the way the Torah is treated and what this shows about Jewish beliefs

PowerPoint to give and discuss information about the Torah

My Special book

 (2 pages)

What is the Torah?

To explore what is of value in their own lives and  to identify a book that is important to them

Draw a picture of a book special to them. Answer the questions to say why it is special Same with special object

The Ten Commandments

 (2 pages)

How can books teach us how to live?

To learn about the content of the Torah  and that it teaches Jewish people how to live

Make a ‘tablet’ to write modern day commandments after discussing the Ten Commandments on the second page

The story of Joseph

(3 pages)

How can books teach us how to live?

To learn about the content of the Torah  and that it teaches Jewish people how to live

Simple story of Joseph to show an example of a story which teaches people about God

The story of Moses

(3 pages)

How can books teach us how to live?

To learn about the content of the Torah  and that it teaches Jewish people how to live

Simple story of Moses to show an example of a story which teaches people about God

Design a Yad pointer and special box

 (2 pages)

Making a Torah scroll

To know about how a Torah scroll is made and

what this shows about its importance for Jews

 To appreciate the care that goes into making something beautiful

Design and make a yad pointer and box to keep it in

The Torah Scrolls and the Yad

(4 pages)

Making a Torah scroll

To appreciate the care that goes into making something beautiful

Decorate the Scrolls and the yad. Answer questions about both

A visit to a synagogue

 (1 page)

Visit a synagogue

To know that it is important to respect other people’s special places and the things which are precious to them

Worksheet to take on a visit to a synagogue or perhaps whilst watching a video- instructions for respect, draw pictures, answer questions etc.

About The Torah

(2 pages)

What have we learnt about the Torah?

To explain and draw together what they have

learnt about the Torah, and about their own

special books

Fill in the answers about things learnt about The Torah

The Hebrew alphabet

(1 page)

What have we learnt about the Torah?

To present their findings so that others can understand and appreciate what has been learnt

Copy the letters of the Hebrew alphabet starting right to left

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