Ancient Israel, Lesson 5 Government: The Three Kings (Saul, David, Solomon)

Note:  TTW= The Teacher Will; TSW= The Students Will; GCR= Google Classroom 

I.  Standard(s):  6.23: Identify the importance of Saul as the first king of Israel, David as the second king who founded Jerusalem as the capital, and Solomon as the third king who built the first temple.

     A.  Clear Target:  I can Identify the importance of Saul as the first king of Israel, David as the second king who founded Jerusalem as the capital, and Solomon as the third king who built the first temple.

     B.  Set: TTW tell some jokes, or ask some riddles to the students in order to get their brains ready for learning.

     C.  Bell Ringer:  How did the Ten Commandments help shape the religion of Judaism and the Israelite civilization?  What impact have the Ten Commandments had on the world over the years?

            1TTW review the clear target with the students ensuring understanding of the new terms (if any) and then lead a discussion on the bell ringer to ensure that the students understand the information in the lesson from the class prior.

               a.  Review:  After the class has answered the question to the best of their ability, and the discussion is complete, TTW assess if there needs to be a review of the previous day’s lesson.  If a review is needed, TTW have the students get out their notes and will review the material with them.

               b.  If no review is needed TTW have the students get ready for today’s lesson.

     D.  Presentation of New Material: TSW watch videos on ancient Israel’s Kings.  While they are watching the videos TSW complete their guided notes and any activities in the packet that can be completed from the presentation.  The items that complete activities in the packet are usually highlighted in the presentation.  Here are the Links to the Videos: Saul; David; Solomon

          1.  Checks For Understanding (CFU):

          2.  Video in Video N/A

          3.  Simulation:  N/A

     E.  Guided Practice: TTW demonstrate for the students how to: Find and open the document; use the document; turn in the document when completed.  TTW have a student share their screen and demonstrate all of the steps.  TTW assist, and have the class assist the student demonstrator with answering the first question as needed.  TTW also explain any activities in section F and get the students started on it by beginning the activity with them.

    F.  Independent Practice (The assignments are due the next school day): 

1. TSW Complete The Three Kings of Israel DBQ.  Here is the link: Three Kings of Israel

2. Complete the activities in the packet:

     G.  Closure: Review and grade study guide at the end of class if time permits…if not, do so the next class day.

     H.  Assessment:  TSW come up with: Written code of moral laws; focused on self worth and responsibility; Has been the basis for the laws of many civilizations since.

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