Social Studies - 2019-20
WHI.3d - Origins, Beliefs, Traditions, Customs, and Spread of Judaism
The student will apply social science skills to understand the ancient river valley civilizations, including those of Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus River Valley, and China and the civilizations of the Hebrews and Phoenicians, by
d) describing the origins, beliefs, traditions, customs, and spread of Judaism;
How did civilizations gain, consolidate, maintain, and lose their power?
Do the benefits of innovation outweigh the costs?
How does our environment affect us? How do we affect it?
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
Monotheism, attributed to Abraham, became the foundation of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—religions that changed the world. The Hebrews were the first to become monotheists.
Origins of Judaism
Beliefs, traditions, and customs of Judaism
Belief in one God (monotheism)
Torah, which contains the written records and beliefs of the Jews
Ten Commandments, which state moral and religious conduct
Spread of Judaism
Division of labor (3a)
Cultural diffusion (3a)
Code of Hammurabi (3b)
City state (3b)
Ten Commandments (3d)
Hieroglyphics (3e)Alphabet (3e)
River Valley Civilizations (3a)
Fertile Crescent (3a)
Tigris & Euphrates Rivers (3a)
Nile River (3a)
Indus River (3a)
Huang He River (3a)
Nubia (3a)Babylon (3a)