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.
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/maccabees/pages/JMaccabee.html
Hasmonaeans
A discussion of the Hasmonaeans, the Jewish dynasty that included Judah. Site has a map and a 10th century illustration of Judah.
http://www.livius.org/ha-hd/hasmonaeans/hasmonaeans.htm
Chanukah
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.
http://www.jafi.org.il/education/festivls/hanuka/han.html
The History and Traditions of Hanukkah
History Channel site explaining the history and traditions of Hanukkah.
http://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/holidays/hanukkah/history.html
Classzone: Creating a Multimedia Presentation
Guides on creating a multimedia presentation.
http://www.classzone.com/books/ms_wh_ancient/page_build.cfm?content=powerpoint_guide&state=none

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