Allow your students to learn about the Ancient Hebrew People
(the Israelites or Jews) by completing an Archeology Dig!
This PDF includes images and content notes on the ancient Hebrew people
and their history according to their story over time. The pages can be used in a variety of ways from direct instruction with analysis interaction to a centers activity if printed out and posted in stations to an archeological dig activity in which students work in pairs or small groups digging for cards and analyzing and recording the information on the provided handout.
Teacher Directions or Suggestions
Link to FREE Archeology Dig Set up Instruction
Student Directions Handout (for Small Group)
Student Reading on The Hebrew People
Student Scroll Notes Handout
Student Wrap-up Questions Handout
Dig cards for investigation and discussion cover the following topics:
Prophets beginning with Abraham
The Israelite People
Slavery & Exodus from Egypt
The Ten Commandments & Moses
King David in Jerusalem
Babylon and the Formation of Synagogues
Diaspora of the Jews
I print and laminate the cards for the archeological dig activity and students LOVE this lesson
! I use this pdf as a wrap up after my students do an "archeological dig" on the artifacts covered.
See preview for complete activity.
Student handouts are included as are wrap-up questions.
Take a look at the many resources included in my Introduction to Ancient World History Complete Unit
Introduction to Ancient History Unit Plan w/Bellringers, Exit Prompts, & Homework Mapping the World Cartography ActivityMaking a Map Cartography ProjectGeography's Effect on Settlement Centers ActivityIntroduction to Analyzing Primary Sources ActivityWhat is Archeology? Archeology DigWalking Tour from the Paleolithic Age to the Neolithic Age & Neolithic RevolutionThe Stone Age Reading Guide & ORQ Writing PromptPrehistoric Peoples Interactive Lecture Notes & Vocabulary ReviewUnit Study Guide & Unit Test w/Answer Key
Bonus:SPRITE Graphic Organizer SetSPRITE Acronym Poster SetGRAPES Graphic Organizer SetGRAPES Acronym Poster Set
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Also see my other Complete Ancient World and Modern World Units