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Finding Promise in Compromise
Examine how the 'safe passage' for Palestinians between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank affects those living in Israel and reflects both conflict and cooperation between the Israelis and Palestinians. The class compares the perspective of each group and engages in a class discussion.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 55 Downloads
New Review Exploring the Israeli and Palestinian Conflict through a Graphic Novel
Approaching the roots of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict can feel like a daunting task for many instructors; here you will find a lesson plan, reading materials, and handouts that will greatly support you in this valuable endeavor.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students create an illustration of what they believe life under occupation is like. After reading an article, they discuss the dispute over areas in the Middle East, such as the Gaza Strip. Using the internet, they research other occupied land disputes around the world and write letters to the United Nations either supporting or refuting the need for international intervention.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 19 Downloads
New Review Six Day War
Learn about the diverse perspectives involved in the Six Day War by having learners examine and annotate presidential speeches given by the three nations—Egypt, Israel, and the United States—at the heart of the conflict and producing visual representations of their readings.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Students consider words that reflect their knowledge and opinions about Israel, Palestinian Authority and the Gaza Strip. They develop annotated timelines about the history of the region in the 20th century and create collages that express their views.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Breaking News English: Wikipedia
In this Wikipedia worksheet, learners read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Wikipedia.
5th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads
Students gain a deeper knowledge of the current crisis in Israel by reading primary documents from various sources, formulating problem and solution lists for both sides of the conflict, and proposing what they feel to be the strongest solution.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 44 Downloads
A New Era for Palestinians
Get a global perspective and examine the challenges facing Mahmoud Abbas, the newly elected president of the Palestinian Authority. Thoughtful classroom citizens write letters to Mr. Abbas, asking him questions and suggesting advice. This is an extremely well written lesson, which includes links to solid source materials.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 22 Downloads
A Leader's Lifetime and Legacy
In this lesson, young scholars consider their prior knowledge about Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat and consider the immediate events surrounding his death. They then create timelines and write papers examining his political career.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Lesson: Michael Blum: National Identity at a Distance
Immigration, refugees, and cultural change due to the movement of people around the globe is discussed. Learners examine the work of Michael Blum to gain an understanding of how national and cultural identities shift due to immigration. They complete a writing assignment, discuss the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and hold a mock debate.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 17 Downloads
Creation of Israel
Test your class on what they've learned or read about the creation of Israel. This presentation provides several slides and maps intended to quiz learners on specific vocabulary and concepts relating to the Arab-Jewish conflict and the creation of Israel as a Jewish homeland.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 14 Downloads
Desert Fever: A Student-Centered Approach to Learning About the Middle East
Explore the exciting and diverse geography, people, history, governments, and economies of the Middle East. Curious minds develop a basic vocabulary of Arabic terms and work with various materials to create an aesthetically pleasing, easy-to-understand board game for their own use (and for use by their peers).
4th Social Studies & History 15 Views 85 Downloads
Israel & Palestine: The Fight for Peace
Young researchers explore the history of the peace process in the Middle East. They write a paper about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and view the video Israel and Palestine: The Fight for Peace. They discuss the events leading up to the current violence in the Middle East.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 36 Downloads
Young scholars, for five minutes, brainstorm everything they know about Egypt and archaeologists. Then,after analyzing objects (beads, glass bottles, statues, etc.) found at burial sites of pharaohs or queens at archaeological sites in Egypt, interpret the possible uses and meanings of those objects.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 97 Downloads
New Review Golda Meir
Who was Golda Mier and what was her life like? Your pupils can find out through an article from a 1969 issue of TIME. The biography is about a page long, and provides information about her past and present. After completing the reading, class members respond to provided questions.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Arab-Israeli Conflict
Provide your class with a context and series of events that has led to the conflict in the Middle East. They read 4 separate passages and answer 1 critical thinking question for each. Four more questions are posed at the bottom of the page.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 139 Downloads