Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Ancient Hebrews: The Beliefs of Judaism

The Star of David: As a symbol, the six-pointed star has represented Judaism in many lands for many centuries. 

 Today's Focus Question  How did the ancient Hebrews develop and record their beliefs?

The Beliefs of Judaism: Vocabulary Study  Today we will study some of the key vocabulary related to the beliefs of Judaism, using the document Beliefs of Judaism - Cognitive Content Dictionary, which can be found in your Social Studies folders. We will be using an excerpt from our Social Studies textbook, which has been placed in your Social Studies folders (and which you can also find here), to help us understand the lesson's key words and concepts.

Homework  (1.) Complete the assignment Beliefs of Judaism - Cognitive Content Dictionary, which will be due next Friday, November 21(2.) Tomorrow is Friday, so several assignments from the past week are due, including: The Origins of Judaism - Questions   and The Origins of Judaism - Cognitive Content Dictionary.