Houghton Mifflin: World History: Ancient Civilizations
Chapter Assessment Technology Activities

Chapter 10: The Hebrew Kingdoms

Making a Multimedia Presentation

Use the Internet or the library to find out more about Judah and the Maccabees. Working in a group, create a multimedia presentation.

Internet Resources

Judah Maccabee
A student-prepared Web page on Judah and the Maccabees and their revolt. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Education, History/Social Science (SCORE H/SS) site.
A discussion of the Hasmonaeans, the Jewish dynasty that included Judah. Site has a map and a 10th century illustration of Judah.
The historical background of the festival of Chanukah, including the role of Judah and the Maccabees, from the site of the Jewish Agency for Israel.
The History and Traditions of Hanukkah
History Channel site explaining the history and traditions of Hanukkah.
Classzone: Creating a Multimedia Presentation
Guides on creating a multimedia presentation.

Houghton Mifflin History–Social Science World History: Ancient Civilizations