Sixth Grade Curriculum

Welcome to our sixth grade class at Beit Sefer Shalom! Your child will attend school on Sundays from 9:00am-12:00pm and Wednesday from 4:30pm-6:30pm. Like all of our classrooms, the sixth grade curriculum is customized for this age group and organized into the core areas of Jewish education listed below.


Holidays and Symbols

  • Focus on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur
  • Holiday origins

Prayer and God

  • Torah service and concluding prayers
  • Help lead weekly prayer practice

Jewish Values

  • Tzedakah


  • Preparation for B’nai Mitzvah, Torah and Haftorah Trope
  • Amidah, Torah service and concluding prayers

Jewish Customs and Practices

  • Jewish Living
  • Review of life cycle events and common rituals for the synagogue and home

Bible and History

  • American Jewish history
  • Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur in the Bible
  • Weekly Torah portion


  • The culture of Israel

Art and Culture

  • 2018-19: History through the arts

Tolerance and Diversity

  • Tikkun Olam
  • Bullying and the power of speaking out
  • A focus on Jewish Character