Ch 2: The Ancient Hebrews: Middle School World History Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Ancient Hebrews chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about topics that include the origins of Judaism, polytheism in religion and the exodus. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Ancient Hebrews chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Polytheism, monotheism and Judaism The definitions of polytheism and monotheism; a look at portable culture and God's laws
Tuesday The Hebrews and their religious history Religion's history;
a description of the five books of the Torah;
the founders of Judaism
Wednesday The Exodus and other movements of the ancient Hebrew peoples The exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt
Thursday Ancient Hebrews' movement to and from Egypt A look at how Moses led the Jewish people from Egypt
Friday The Jewish diaspora in the ancient world The writing of the Talmud and the Mishnah

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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