Step Two: Religions' History - A Leap of Faith
Directions: Read the text on Abraham from the Biblical perspective then read the interview with Dr. William Devers (Archeologist) - Linked below. Use evidence from these texts to complete the organizer.
Step Three: Which History? Biblical vs. Historians
Directions: Read the text that is written from the Biblical perspective for each event (B-F), then watch the first video clip that is also from the Biblical perspective. Finally, watch the Battles B.C. video clip for some historians' perspective of each historical event. Use analysis words to connect each perspective to the evidence from the sources provided.
Conclusion: Why do people live the way they do? - Jewish Culture
Directions: Watch the brief video clip on the history of Passover, focusing on how Jewish history has influenced Jews today. Then refer to the research you’ve done on the various events of the history of the Israelites to answer the prompt below. Use evidence from the resources of this lesson in your answer.
Prompt: How might (or has) the history of the Israelites shape Jewish culture today?
Video Clip: History of Passover (History Channel)
(Source: History Channel)
Another Version of this assignment: Research Notes on the Ancient Israelites [Original Version]
Directions: Complete Notes on the Ancient Israelites handout by reading each Event below. Fill in the missing part of the drawing and record notes on important information around the illustration.
Handout: Notes on the Ancient Israelites [Original Version]