Introduction

The set of lesson plans that draws from the PBS series,THE JEWISH AMERICANS, explores immigration, identity, contribution, assimilation, discrimination, change, and confrontation.  The plans may be used for a deeper examination of the ways Jewish life fits into U.S. history. The set may also frame comparative research of non-Jewish immigrant experiences.

Available Lesson Plans

  1. Who Are You?

  2. Lesson Two: A Living Tree

  3. The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

  4. Talk Show