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Sixth graders analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the early civilizations of the Ancient Hebrews, and write an essay.
High schoolers read and analyze classical literature of the ancient Hebrew prophets dealing with societal injustices. They identify present-day prophets, and write an essay about how the common good would be affected if people listened to the prophets.
Middle schoolers analyze the political and economic structures of the Ancient Hebrews and Greeks. They identify the beliefs of Judaism and the significance of different people in the development of the religion. Examining Ancient Greece, they state the differences between direct democracy and representative democracy. They also outline the expansion of the Persian Empire.
Review the origins, leaders, wars, and contributions of ancient Hebrews. A fascinating set of discussion questions and several informative slides are yours for the taking. Use to review for a test of state exam.
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover the Sudiata's Legacy and examine the five pillars of Islam.
Students investigate the ancient structures of Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, and China. In small groups, they conduct research, evaluate their findings within the group, create visual aides, and complete an Internet treasure hunt.
Build wonder as you explore the ancient Middle East (Near East, actually). With pictures and maps aplenty, the slide show briefly describes ancient Hebrews, Palestine, and Jerusalem. Famous rulers such as King Solomon, Moses, Herod, and Alexander the Great are also discussed.
From pharaohs and pyramids to the mummification process, this packet is a fantastic resource for studying ancient Egypt! Worksheets not only review key terms and practices that are foundational to ancient Egyptian culture, such as religious beliefs, writing, architecture, etc., but also include a range of engaging, interactive activities.
Students extract and interpret information about the Torah text to draw conclusions about ancient Hebrew life. For this Torah lesson plan students research facts and complete worksheets about the Torah. Then as a class the students form a book about life among the Hebrews during the time of Moses.
Students examine the Bible, one of the earliest written sources, as a compilation of narratives, and search the resources on the HERITAGE DVD-ROM for historical "proof" as well as create their own stories and scripts based on ancient events.
Students research the computers for facts on Ancient Egypt and have knowledge on primary and secondary sources. In this Ancient Egypt lesson plan, students research Gods, Pharaohs, pyramids, temples, trades, and more.
In this Hebrew number learning exercise, middle schoolers practice writing the Hebrew numbers 1 through 10 after they read a 2 paragraph description of the ancient language.
A great background for a study on Judaism, the Old Testament, or world history, this presentation on the ancient Middle East is thorough and engaging. Viewers will appreciate the clear maps and vivid photographs as they explore the world of the Old Testament.
Students explore ancient cultures. In this ancient religions instructional activity, students study the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia they watch "Garden of Eden" and discuss their impressions. Students then research Sumer and prepare presentations regarding their research findings.
Ancient Hebrew history comes to life through this online western civilizations tool, which follows history in detail from ancient origins to modern-day. Chapter two covers ancient eastern cultures, including beginnings of Hebrew monotheism and various empires. An online quiz offers three short-answer questions, and responses can be e-mailed directly to an instructor. This resource is intended to accompany the Western Civilizations, 16th edition text.
Students work in groups and compare/contrast Mesopotamian Law to Hebrew Law. They chart their findings on a chart to show a natural progression to answering questions about values in these two societies.
In this ancient Israelites worksheet, students fill out a KWL chart about ancient Israelites and fill in the blanks to sentences. Students complete 14 sentences.
This is an excellent multidisciplinary lesson designed by Scientific American. It provides three creative activities--designing a garden, studying hieroglyphics, and writing poetry--relevant to the ancient peoples of the Middle East. Students will enjoy
Sixth graders complete a long-term unit on ancient and early civilizations. They conduct Internet research, define key vocabulary terms, analyze maps, and create a PowerPoint presentation about a selected early civilization.
Young scholars explore the impact of written communication. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students investigate communication from ancient Sumer and discuss its relevance today. Young scholars watch a multimedia presentation about cuneiform and then create their own pictorial writing system. 

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