Writing & Editing

 

Rae is available for freelance writing and editing of lesson plans, curricula, project guides, educational fiction, and articles on art, Judaism, and education. Browse her writing samples below and contact her to discuss details of the writing or editing project you have in mind.

Educational Fiction​



Storytelling was the original educational method: it's how ancient peoples passed on their histories, their cultures, their ways of life. Short stories can provide the perfect springboard for lessons on a wide variety of topics. Rae has several short stories and vignettes already written ready for teaching, but she can also create original educational fiction for your class or school. 

 

Sample Short Story: "The Child's Shoe"

  • Genre: Historical Fiction

  • Topic: Holocaust

  • Ages: 10+

 

Lesson Plans & Curricula



Whether you're looking to plan a single lesson or a year-long curriculum, Rae can can either provide you with a plan she's already written or create a unique lesson or curriculum just for your class or school. 

 

Sample Lessons from Curriculum Guide: "How to Hiddur Your Mitzvah: Pursuing Holiness through Beauty"

  • Setting: Religious schools

  • Teacher: Art specialist or classroom teacher

  • Ages: 3-7th grades

  • Time frame: At least 1 hour per month throughout the school year

 

 

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Articles & Editing



Whether you're looking for another pair of critical eyes to go over your educational writing or for an article to include in your next newsletter, Rae can usually provide feedback or copy within 72 hours. Contact her with as many details as you can and she can quote you a rate.

 

Sample Article: "Jewish Art Education: It's About the Process, People"

  • Topic: Religious school art education

  • Audience: Jewish education journal

  • 6000 words

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