This prompt requires more thoughtful consideration than some of the other blog topics, therefore you will receive a free homework grade for completing it properly.
Directions: Read the background information below about the Covenant between God and the Israelites, then follow the instructions in the prompt.
The Covenant On their way from Egypt, according to the Hebrew Bible, the Israelites received a covenant (KUHV • uh • nuhnt), or agreement with God. In the agreement, God promised to return the Israelites safely to Canaan if they followed God's laws. Moses climbed to the top of Mount Sinai (SY • ny). There, as God's chosen leader, he received laws from God. Known as the Torah (TAWR • uh), these laws later became the first part of the Hebrew Bible. The Torah made clear what God considered to be right and wrong. One important part of the Torah is the Ten Commandments (kuh • MAND • muhnts).
Question? What’s the central idea of The Ten Commandments? Answer: Loyalty to God and ethical behavior?
Prompt: What should be the central idea of the ten rules that you write for your school? Write your Ten Commandments for Lake Stevens Middle School in the comment's section below referring to your central idea as you go.