This bundle is designed for teachers looking to engage their students in new ways with topics related to ancient Israel and the origins of Judaism.
This bundle combines the Origins of Judaism Interactive Notebook
, the Origins of Judaism Task Cards
and the Ancient Israel Reader's Theater Skit
into one great bundle!
The interactive notebook activities will help students organize information about the ancient Israelites.
Interactive notebooks are an effective tool in the classroom. Not only can they assist students in keeping their work organized, but they are also an easy-to-access resource for reference throughout the year.
The Origins of Judaism Interactive Notebook is intended as a resource for late-elementary into middle school ages.
It includes 8 different interactive activities
to help students organize the information you teach and answer keys
! There is no informational text for students included.
The file also includes pictures of every page in use!
1. Cover Page
2. Two vocabulary activities
3. The Ten Commandments
(tabs for who, what, where, how, why, and significance)
4. Three Kings
(tabs for King Saul, King David, and King Solomon)
5. The Prophets
(tabs to record information about Abraham, Moses, Isaac, and Jacob)
6. A Conquered People
(tabs for recording information about King Cyrus the Great, Alexander the Great, and the Seleucid Kings)
7. Cause and Effect
(foldables for the Assyrian and Chaldean Invasions, the Babylonian Exile, and the Revolt of Maccabeus)
8. Jewish Beliefs
(pocket foldables for daily life, dietary laws, and the Hebrew Bible)
9. A map
of the region of Canaan with major bodies of water filled in.
10. A completely blank map
of the Canaan region. Use how you wish!
The task cards resource includes 15 task cards related to the study of the ancient Israelites!
Task cards are an effective resource in the classroom. These task cards can be used as part of group trivia games, entrance or exit slips, or as work for centers. The possibilities are truly endless!
Included in this resource:
1. A Note for the Teacher
2. 15 different task cards
3. Teacher answer key for every question
4. Blank cards for the teacher to write additional questions
The Origins of Judaism Task Cards are intended as a resource for late-elementary into middle school ages.
To make the cards last longer, please consider printing them on cardstock and laminating them. You can keep them in plastic baggies or punch a hole in the corner and add string or a round clip to keep them together.
Ancient Isrealites Reader's Theater Skit
Ancient History can come alive in your classroom with the Ancient Israelites Reader's Theater Skit! This 8-12 minute skit will get students moving and acting as they pretend to be travel back in time to report on the challenges faced by the ancient Israelites and the origins of Judaism.
Included in this resource:
1. 5 page script for 6 students (estimated time: 8 - 12 minutes)
2. 5 discussion prompts
Also, have you seen the Early Humans Interactive Notebook
, the Mesopotamia Interactive Notebook
or the Ancient Egypt Interactive Notebook
? Click the links for details!
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