Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to The Ten Commandments is a great way to incorporate media into your study on Ancient History.
This guide contains a topic overview movie synopsis and ten learning activities for an in-depth study of the film. Develop your writing skills with Bithiah's letter of forgiveness addressed to pharaoh. Design Seti's new treasure city identify differences between the cinematic version and the biblical account of Moses's life and relationship with the Hebrews or explore the what-ifs of history by considering if Moses could have freed his people when he became pharaoh. Evaluate your own beliefs with the Worldview Activity probe the directors mind with The Filmmakers Art activity and get the entire family involved with the For Family Discussion section at the end of the guide. Choose those activities which best fit your students course objectives areas of interest or time schedule. Enjoy this epic Hollywood classic even more with The Ten Commandments movie guide.
Movie Summary: After returning victorious from a campaign against the Nubians resulting in a peace treaty with Ethiopia and great treasure Pharaoh Seti congratulates Moses for his achievement. Rameses having failed to complete his fathers treasure city blames the Hebrew slaves for the delay and suggests that Seti put Moses in charge of the city's completion. Moses gets the construction back on schedule but learns the circumstances of his birth changing him and Egypt forever.
Topics: Ancient Jewish History Ancient Egyptian History Forgiveness Divine Providence Egyptian Architecture
Contains a printable pdf file of the complete study guide. It does not include the movie. This file is licensed to the original purchaser and is not to be resold. Permission is not granted for classroom district-wide school-wide system-wide or co-op use. (Movie sold separately.)
This Z-Guide is based on the movie The Ten Commandments (1956). You can view a trailer for the movie below.