Framework of the Old Testament (10+1)
Primeval History: Adam and Eve, Noah and the flood, Babel
Patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph
Exodus: Pharaoh and the Plagues, Moses and the Sea
Wilderness: Covenant at Sinai, Tabernacle, manna
Conquest: Joshua Jericho, divides the tribes
Judges: Deborah/Barah, Gideon, Jephthah and Samson
United monarchy: Kings Saul, David, Solomon, 40, 40, 40
Divided Monarchy: Kings of the north all bad (Ahab); kings of the south few
good (Uzziah, Hezekiah, Josiah), North to Assyria; Prophets
Exile: To Babylon, Judah goes, Daniel knows, Ezekiel
Return: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Jerusalem walls and temple
Apocrypha: Maccabees and Epiphanes
5 Dates to know for the OT:
Abraham: 2000 B.C.
David: 1000 B.C.
North to Assyria: 722 B.C.
South to Babylon: 586 B.C.
Malachi ends it: 400 B.C.