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Sixth graders investigate how David conquered Jerusalem and examine archaeological and Biblical evidence regarding the fortifications of ancient Jerusalem. They explore the Israeli Foreign Ministry Photographic Exhibits website, complete a student project sheet, and read and present their narrations from their project sheet.
Students explore Greece. For this introduction to ancient Greece lesson, students locate and circle the names of the bodies of water surrounding Greece, then underline the names of important cities in Greece on a world map displayed on a Smart Board. Students define and discuss key vocabulary, then write it in a notebook. This lesson is appropriate for high school special needs students studying geography and world history.
Students discover the role of God in Israel's government and create a timeline of the significant events during a given biblical era. In this Israel's history lesson, students research seven major events of a given era and write them on notecards to create a timeline. Students react to what they learn in their journals.
Eighth graders research the ancient cultures of India, China, Egypt, Greece, or Rome to identify their characteristics and civilizations. In this ancient cultures lesson, 8th graders work in groups to research one of the ancient civilizations and write an informative essay for their topic. Students turn their essays into speeches and multimedia presentations.