Unit Overview

In this unit, students will explore their own identities, noting that there are several different facets contributing to who they are as a person. They will also examine the ways in which a singular person or place may mean different things to different people Through several different activities focusing on identity, students will begin to understand their connection to both the Land and the State of Israel and see themselves as part of its story.​

Common Core Standards


Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.


Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.


Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.


You will need to print

• Matching Game Cards
• The poem L’chol Ish Yesh Shem, Everyone Has a Name and the accompanying questions
• Name Questionnaire
• Identity Chart

Unit Resources

A Good Name

Who Am I?

Lesson 3

Lesson 4