Hebrews and the Middle East
Bible:The first five books of the Old Testament
Queen Esther and the Morning Starby Mordicai Gerstein (Elementary)
The Praying Prince by Carine Mackenzie (Elementary)
At the Side of David by Eric Pakulak (Upper Elementary)
Adam and His Kin by Ruth Beechick (upper elementary and high school) - Write a review of this book
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank (upper elementary and high school) - Write narrative
Abeka History Texts
Konos Volume 1 History of the World
Konos Curriculum Volume 1 "Tabernacle"
Heart of Wisdom Adam to Messiah
Nelson's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Bible edited by John Drane
The Timetables of History by Bernard Grun
The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia
Holman Bible Atlas
Then and Now by Stefani Perring and Dominic Perring, Sections of "The Second Temple" and "Masada"
Abraham Journey of Faith by Tad Szulc, National Geographic December 2001
Afghanistan by Edward Girardet, National Geographic December 2001
World of Islam by Don Belt, National Geographic January 2002
Ancient Ashkelon by Rick Gore, National Geographic January 2001
Dead Black Sea by Randy Olson, National Geographic May 2001
Asia's Last Lions by Mattias Klum, National Geographic June 2001
Research paper on the Divided Kingdom - include causes, regions, names of kings, etc. Include your map of the Divided Kingdom.
Write summary paragraph on the Diaspora.
Write a research paper on the Maccabees. Include how their victories led to the celebration of Hanukah.
Write descriptive paragraph on the Jewish family after watching the movie "Fiddler on the Roof"
Research paper on Islam and its anti-Christina viewpoint.
Table of Contents for this unit for portfolio
Research Graphics and Worksheets:
Article Review on articles from National Geographic listed in resources
Bible Character Sheets for David and King Saul
Clean and Unclean Foods Worksheet
Hebrew Time Periods Worksheet
Religious Laws Chart
General Laws Chart
Twelve Tribes of Israel Chart
Hebrew Information Cards
Hebrew Holidays Chart
Tabernacle Furnishings Worksheet
Priestly Garments Worksheet
Hebrew Woman Shape book(elementary)
Hebrew Man Shape book(elementary)
Scroll Shape book (elementary)
Israel culture graphic (elementary)
Hebrew Temples Comparison
Hebrew Kings Chart
Jewish and Christian faith comparison
Missionary Report on Henry Martyn, Ion-Keith Falconer, James Cantine, and Samuel Zwemer
Covenant, Diaspora, Hanukah, Patriarch, Seder, Sabbath, Torah, Tallit, Decalogue, Northern Kingdom, Southern Kingdom, Talmud, Yiddish, Islam, Muslims, Hegira, Caliphs, Koran, Arabic, Balfour Declaration, Zionists, Holocaust, Mosques
Scrapbook page of the Ten Commandments orMini-book
Create model of the tabernacle and take a picture for your portfolios
Coloring sheet of a modern priest in a synagogue. Write summary explaining clothing and activities portrayed.
Drawing or paper doll creation of an ancient Israelite wardrobe
Picture review ofEgyptian wall painting of the Hebrews.
Review architecture in Then and Now
Divider page for Hebrew section of portfolio
Find and include a picture of a harp that would be more like David would have played and copy your favorite Psalm (song) that David wrote.
Fill inBiblical Music Sheet
What musical changes in worship did David bring to Israel. List those and the instruments introduced. This will take some Bible Research.
Create a menu and meal of a typical Passover Feast.
Fiddler on the Roof
Covered in laws about cleanliness. How do you think this helped maintain health with the Israelites? Sickness was considered a sign of not being right before God? Why do you think that was so?
Joshua, Othniel, Deborah, Gideon, Abimelech, Jephthah, Samuel, David, Solomon, King Saul, Elijah, Elisha, Kingdom of Israel, Kingdom of Judah, Hezekiah, Amos, Hosea, Micah, Ezekiel, Juda Maccabee, Hitler, Mohammad, Anne Frank
Read History text on the Hebrews and outline chapter
Write out questions in review and answer with complete sentences.
Review Bible history from the time period of Moses through the Maccabeen period. Using the Narrated Bible will help in that information about the history between the Testaments are included.
Completemap of Israel, including all land features and major towns.
Do amap of the Divided Kingdom and include with paper on the topic.
Create a map of the Middle East today, locating the current war areas.
Complete the Dead Sea Salinity experiment found in Konos History of the World and complete a science lab report on it.
Listcontributions of the Middle East to the world.
Create a Hebrew calendar
Make and play Driedal game (optional)
Ancient Hebrew Test
Organize Notebook section on Hebrew and the Middle East (High school level)
Create Lap book (Elementary Level)
Background from Graphic Garden