Bible Class Objectives 2011-2012

1) To study some peoples and events of Biblical times

2) To relate the significance of this geography and history to our journey as Christian witnesses to our Lord.

3) To better understand our relationship with God and each other by reflecting on who we are as a Christian school.

4) To express the above mostly through written format in high quality paragraphs and smooth flowing essays; using proper mechanics, and formal APA style citations.

PACE SPACE SPACE

September 6-9th 2011
  • Video segment: Standing at the Crossroads
    • Writing assignment: Complete a paragraph that ties together the three things you remember from chapel this week, with how you show God through you to others. Also include an example of a person in your life who shows God to you by the way they live. Compare this with how Gezer was supposed to show God to the world had Israel occupied it instead of hiding in the mountains.





September 12-16th 2011

Lesson 2 Handout 1

September 19-23rd 2011







Essay component guide


HOW TO
Quote/cite the Bible in your text


Son of a Citation Machine


MAPS

September 26-30th 2011

chabad.org
October 3-7th 2011




October 10-14th 2011
Video Segment: Confronting Evil - Samson's story



October 17th-19th 2011
Video Segment: Culture of Iron - David and Goliath
  • Writing assignment: practice creative introductions and rough draft of paragraphs on the culture, the use of technology, and a talent you have. (Did not turn these in)


October 24th-28th 2011
Video Segment: Culture of Iron - David and Goliath


October 31--Nov 4th 2011
Video Segment: Innocent Blood -- Due Monday Nov. 7th (2nd Quarter material)

Nov. 7th--11th 2011
Video Segment: No Vander Laan this week. Watched "One Night with the King" --the story of Esther.

No essay this week. Last week of the Quarter. Still have Bible Memory verse quiz on Friday

Nov. 14th --18th 2011
Video Segment: Prophets and Kings: Elijah & Jezebel Lesson 7
  • Writing assignment is to answer the following questions in complete sentences. No works cited page is necessary. Please number the questions the same as they are on the PDF document.

Nov. 21--25th 2011 Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
Video Segment:
  • Writing assignment: Choose a quote from Mother Teresa (use the brainyquote.com link --->) and two of your favorite Bible verses, and write a letter that you will email to your parents telling them about what you are thankful for at this moment in your life.
  • This letter must be 1.5 pages long, double spaced, 12pt font, and include at least three paragraphs with proper transitions. And, you must sign it with your typed name.
  • After I proof it, I will give you the green light to email it to them.
  • BIBLE MEMORY VERSE QUIZ WILL STILL HAPPEN ON WEDNESDAY!!!!!!!!
http://www.brainyquote.com
Nov. 28--Dec.2nd 2011
Video Segment: The Wages of Sin
i dare you to use brainy quote in the intro.

Dec.5-9 2011

Video Segment: God With Us - The Covenant Guarantee

Dec. 12-16th 2011
Video Segment: In the Shadow of Herod

Jan. 2--6th 2012
Video Segment: My Rock and My Fortress

Jan 9th- 13th 2012
Video Segment: The Time Had Fully Come - Essenes
Essene Essay
Jan 16th SPECIAL POST: SEMESTER ONE FINAL EXAM PROJECT: MEZUZAH
  • Expectations: The mezuzah can be purchased from the link to the right, OR it can be handcrafted. If handcrafted, it does NOT have to be traditional mezuzah shape. Inexpensive wooden boxes are available at Michael's in Duluth, for example.
  • The scroll portion must be HAND WRITTEN. NEATNESS is the whole point of the grade on this part, so take your time and make your handwriting or printing PERFECT.
  • The handwritten verses should be on good quality paper, and the fancier the better. If you choose regular lined notebook paper or regular white printer paper, your grade will reflect your choice.
  • THE PROJECT IS DUE by 3:15 pm THURSDAY JANURARY 26th.
Mezuzah Store

Grading Rubric
Jan 16th -20th 2012
Video Segment: NO GREATER LOVE
Jan 23-Feb 17 2012 READING THE NOVEL "The Bronze Bow" by Elizabeth George Speare
We have been taking weekly quizzes on sections of the reading. Now we will write the book report as the final assignment for the novel. The requirements for the book report are in the next link.

Feb 28-March 2 2012
Video Segment: The Rabbi

March 5-9th 2012
Video Segment: Living Water
The Feast of Sukkot
March 12-16, 2012
Video Segments: When Storms Come & Piercing the Darkness

March 19-23Video Segments: Gates of Hell, City of the Great King Parts I and II
  • This was the week of the boys state basketball tournament. We enjoyed soaking in VanderLaan wisdom without having to write about it.

March 26-30
Video Segment: The Lamb of God

April 2- 4th
Video Segment: Roll Away the Stone ~ Passover + Easter messages : Seder
    • Short week of Easter break, no essay. Seder service Wed. morning

April 10-13th
Video Segment: Power to the People; The Holy Spirit Comes: Pentecost (Shavuot)

April 16--20th
      • Standardized testing this week. No normal class for this hour.

April 23--27
Video Segment: Nothing to Gain

April 30--May 4
Video Segment: Salt of the Earth & Where Satan Lives

May 7 --11
Video Segment: The Mark of the Beast & Hot or Cold

May 14--18
Raynard marathon:
Bible memory verse end of the year response to Dr. Benson.
May 21--25
Semester II Bible Final Project: Holiday Food Sampler! DUE 8:00 AM FRIDAY MAY 25th.
THIS IS YOUR FINAL EXAM. 10% WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM YOUR FINAL EXAM GRADE FOR EACH DAY THAT THIS IS LATE. (INCLUDING WEEKEND DAYS).
  • Objective: to create a dish that is a traditional part of one of the Jewish Holidays we came in contact with throughout this course of study.
  • Dishes will be "random draw" from a bucket of pre-determined choices.
  • Sample recipes will be distributed for the more unique dishes, but students may use "family favorites," Foodnetwork.com, or a cook book recipe if desired.
  • THE FOLLOWING WRITTEN DESCRIPTION MUST BE TURNED IN WITH THE FOOD
    • The name of the dish: example Potatoe Latkes (lat-kuh) with pronunciation.
    • A brief description of the Jewish holiday the food is eaten at and why this food is traditional to that holiday.
    • BEWARE: You must state briefly what the holiday is celebrating, how long it lasts, what time of the year it takes place.
    • Font size for this description page must be either 14 or 16 point.