DJCS  |  750 Spadina Avenue |  Toronto, Ontario |  M5S 2J2 |  416.924.6211 x 112 |  www.djcs.org |  email the school

THE DJCS IS FUNDED IN PART BY:

azrieli foundation
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THE DJCS IS PROUD TO PARTNER WITH:

JEWISH STUDIES CURRICULUM

Junior & Senior Kindergarten 

Theme: Holidays and Symbols

  • Holidays and Shabbat

  • Bible heroes and legends

  • Music & dance, Prayers

  • Informal introduction to Alef Bet & Hebrew language

 

 

Grade 1

Theme: Jewish Identity

  • Holidays and Shabbat

  • Jewish symbols, Bible stories

  • Music & Dance, Synagogues & Community

  • Holiday prayers, Hebrew language/names

 

 

Grade 2

Theme: Torah

  • Holidays and Shabbat

  • Ten Commandments/Torah

  • The Shema/Why we pray

 

 

Grade 3

Theme: Our Ancient Past

  • Holidays and Shabbat

  • Early Prophets

  • Science & the Bible

  • Archeology & the Bible

  • Food-related prayers

  • Enrichment Options

 

 

Grade 4

Theme: Jewish Values

  • Holidays and Shabbat

  • Havdalah observance

  • God & Jewish Values

  • Kings and later prophets

  • Enrichment Options

  • Jewish Mindfulness

 

 

Grade 5

Theme: Jewish Life Cycle

  • Current events

  • Jewish calendar

  • Holidays, kashrut

  • Social Justice/Rodeph Shalom program

 

 

Grade 6

Theme: Ways of Being Jewish

  • Current events

  • Jewish History: Zionism

  • Holocaust, Torah

  • Birth of Israel

  • Movements in Judaism

  • Enrichment Options