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Wondering how to visually depict the Assyrian Empire? This comprehensive color-coded map depicts various cities and countries in a simple format. Historians color-code the empire boundaries and create a key, then label a list of 36 cities, countries, and bodies of water. This may work well as a jigsaw activity, or you might even enlarge the map and have learners responsible for labeling specific parts, creating a visual display in the classroom.
The dynamics between the economies and politics of the United States and the Middle East are here to study. Upper graders read and discuss scenarios relating to OPEC and the current oil crisis, then in small groups role-play members of Congress. Teams identify solutions for addressing their concerns, and create a presentation.
Have you special education class examine multiculturalism. By exploring the cultures of Israel and Greece, they discover the holidays, cuisine, arts, andgeography of the countries. During this twelve-week unit, students develop a cultural awareness center in the classroom.
Students determine what factors identify a country's political borders. After reading an article, they investigate questions surrounding the Great Rift Valley. On a map, they trace the valley from Asia through Africa and research the countries in which the Valley runs through. They write reflective essays on their own interpretations of borders and boundaries.