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Welcome to 6th Grade Social Studies with Mrs. Bishop

What we are currently learning about in our class...

 

6.20 Identify the following on a map:

  • Dead Sea
  • Jerusalem
  • Jordan River
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Red Sea
  • Sinai Peninsula
  • 6.21 Early development of Ancient Israelites
  • Describe the origins of the Israelites.
  • Explain the reasons for their movement from Mesopotamia to Canaan.
  • Understand that Canaan is later called Israel.
  • Explain the reasons for their movement from Canaan to Egypt.
  • Explain the reasons for their movement from Egypt back to Canaan.

 

6.22 Judaism

  • Identify Abraham as the founder of Judaism.
  • Explain the significance of Moses.
  • Identify the Tanakh as the Hebrew Bible – sacred text.
  • Define monotheism.
  • Explain the Ten Commandments.
  • Explain the emphasis on individual worth and personal responsibility.
    • We left off here....
    • When we return, we'll review, then start here!

 

6.23 Kings of Israel

  • Memorize the order of the first three kings (Saul, David, Solomon).
  • Identify the significance of Saul – first King of Israel.
  • Identify the significance of David – founded Jerusalem as the capital.
  • Identify the significance of Solomon – built the first temple.

 

6.24 Israel after Solomon

  • Summarize the splitting up of the kingdom of Israel.
  • Summarize Babylonian captivity.
  • Summarize the return of the Jews to their homeland under the Persian Empire.
I miss you all and can't wait to see all of your smiling faces soon! Be safe and take care of yourselves!
Mrs.Bishop
Until then... stay sharp by completing these review lessons:
April 6th - April 10th
 
 
Can you locate these places?
  • Dead Sea 
  • Jerusalem
  • Jordan River
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Red Sea
  • Sinai Peninsula
 
Watch this Powerpoint on Israelites: "The Beginning" for a quick review!
Thanks!
Click on this Powerpoint to refresh those map skills!
To find our last assignment on Israel, go to your Smartbook. Access thru Clever-Trivist-Click on wrench icon, launch book. Then click here:

Con't The Israelites

Start Date : 4/3/2020
Due Date : 4/30/2020
Description :

Complete this assignment for extra credit!