Kitah Megillat Rut Course

Courage and Kindness in Megillat Rut
This Khan Academy-style course will familiarize students with Megillat Rut, using instructional videos to explain the Hebrew texts and customizable Google Form questionnaires to monitor student comprehension.

About the Course

In this course, students will learn Megillat Rut. The study will be focused around the following essential question: What is the true meaning of Chesed?
Students will learn about the protagonists through this lens, understanding that Ruth, Boaz and Naomi are heroic in their embodiment of this trait.

The student will learn the following skills during this course: 

  • Text reading and comprehension
  • Identification of key shorashim and their translations
  • Differentiation between דיבור ישיר  (words spoken by characters) and narrative
  • Quoting from the text to support themes and opinions

The student will learn the following Judaic knowledge: 

  • Plot and themes of Megillat Rut
  • Connection between Megillat Rut and other books in Tanakh

The student will understand:

  • The connection between Chesed and heroism
  • How to apply the themes of Rut to his/her day-to-day life, and what it means to truly perform an act of Chesed

Sample Lesson: To view a sample lesson click here.

COURSE features

Course Structure : 20 units
Audience : Middle School Grades 6 – 8
Course fee : $500