Bridge to Our Tradition, A: Pirkei Avot
Finally, a Pirkei Avot textbook for grades 6-8. Organized thematically, this text by noted educator and author Nachama Skolnik Moskowitz provides students with the opportunity to study a selection of essential rabbinic texts. The Hebrew of all texts is included with wonderful translations to encourage full student participation. The methodology stresses a cooperative chevruta learning style.
Using the Understanding by Design approach, this book helps students navigate the complicated journey of Jewish character development. In addition, they will learn the important task of asking questions of the text. This title is an indispensable addition to your curriculum.