February 8, 2013

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Chapter 11 JEOPARDY GAMES: (Please post below.)

Chapter 11: The Ancient Hebrews & the Origins of Judaism

Week of February 4, 2013
1. When did the Jewish civilization develop, and where was it located?
They developed in 1950 B.C.E. and was located in Canaan.
The Jewish civilaztion developed in 1800 B.C.E., It was located in modern day Israel, Egypt which was Canaan.
2. Which religion was founded by the Israelites?
The religion that was founded by the Isrealites was Judaism.
The religion Judaism was founded by the Israelites.
The religion founded by the Israelites was Judaism.
3. What is the Torah, and what information does it record?
The Torah is the five book of the Judaism bible. It is god teaching and consists the first five books of Hebrew. Also it was a source for early Jewish history.
The Torah is the first five books of the Jewish Bible. It records the development and the early history of Judaism.
The Torah is the first five books of the Jewish Bible. The Torah has the history of the Israelites recorded in it.
4. When people are reading from the Torah, what are they reading from?
They are reading the Hebrew Bible which tells about five books and events in the lives or early Jewish Leaders.
When people read the Torah they are reading from the first five books of Moses. It is also the history of the Jewish people.
They are reading from the Hebrew Bible that holds the history of the Jewish people recorded in it.
5. How does the Torah say that Abraham first came to the land of Canaan?
god told abraham to move him and his family from mesapotania to cannan.
God said to Abraham "leave your own contry and your fatheres home and go to a contry I will show you."

6. What did David provide for the Jewish people that they did not have before?
king david astablished jerusalem as a holy city. He united two parts of the Hebrew lands isral and judah into a single part of the Hebrew land Isral and judah into a single kingdom know as Isral. He created a strong central goverment

He gave the new kingdom it's own army, courts, and goverment.

King David founded the kingdom of Israel. He also established Jerusalem as a holy city. David completed the defeat of the Philistines as well as other enemies. He gave the new kingdom its own army, courts, and government officials.
7. Judaism began with a covenant, according to the Torah. What does that mean?
A covenant is an agreement or promise. God made a covenant with Abraham that if he moved to Canaan, he would reward him with blessed decendants.
(Covenant) an agreement or promise
G-d promised to favor and protect Abram's descendants. So, Abram agreed that he and his people would always devote themselves to G-d. G-d gave Abram a new name, Abraham, meaning " father of many."
8. The word exodus means departure. In the history of the Israelites what does Exodus mean?
The torah calls the flight from Egypt the Exodus, which means "departure." It became a central event in the history of the Hebrew people.

The word Exodus means the escape of the Hebrews from Egyptian slavery,or a deperture of a large number of people. It could also mean the departure of the Israelites from Egypt.

9.When studying the history of Judaism, what is significant about
A. Abraham, Abraham is significant because he is the one who came up with the belief of Monotheism, he had a covenant with G-d, and he is the father of Judaism.
One significant thing about Abraham is he is "The Father of the Hebrews". One central idea of Judaism is a belief in a single g-d called Monotheism, according to the Torah, it was Abraham who introduced this belief to the Hebrews.
B. Moses,Moses led the Hebrews out of Egypt and took them to Canaan (That was Abraham) and wrote the Ten Commandments
Moses is significant because he led the Jewish people out of Egypt and through the Red Sea to the desert. He also received the Ten Commandments from God.
What was significant about Moses was he was the greatest leader of the Hebrews. Also, he was a prophet. Also, he gave Judiasm its fundamental laws called the Ten Commandments. Last, he led the Hebrews out of slavery.
C. David
The thing that is significant about David is that he established Jerualsem as a holy city. David also brought the Hebrews the most sacred object, The Ark Of The Coventant, to Jerualsem. David created a strong central goverment. He gave the new Kingdom its own army, courts, and goverment officals.
. Solomon: Solomon built Jerusalem's first great temple. He was David's son. Some people didn't like Solomon's methods when he was building the temple. He taxed people heavily to get gold for the temple. At the end, most people were happy with Jerusalem's new temple.The temple he buit stored the Ark of Covenat. what was siginficant is that solomon built jeruslems first great temple.
Solomon forced his people to work on the temple and taxed his people.

Week of: January 28, 2013

1. Check out: Chapter 11 Practice Quiz: http://equizshow.com/play/635

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Chapter 8: Egypt Resources

The History Channel: Ancient Egypt: The Pyramids of Giza

Ancient Egypt: Geography Practice

"Take Home" Test Question
Assessment Rubric: This is how your paper will be graded.

Organizational Help for your Take Home Test


After watching the three short videos about the settlement of the earth AND reviewing the National Geographic map of Egypt, WRITE at least one paragraph that synthesizes what you have learned about environmental factors and the settlement of humans. Be sure to address each part of this three-part question.
Question (3 parts - Be sure to include information for each part of this question.)
  1. Why do humans live where they live?
  2. Where do you notice a concentration of human settlement? Why are the human settlements located where they are?
  3. Your paragraph(s) need to include the following key terms: environmental factors, geography, water, topography, and vegetation. (Key Term definitions can be found in your Key Term chart OR your TCI History Alive text book in the Glossary section.)

Map of Egypt

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