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Following brief instruction about the Iran Hostage Crisis during Jimmy Carter's presidency, small groups read three-page sections from the diary of hostage Robert C. Ode. They write editorials from the perspective of either U.S. citizens of Middle Eastern or other descent or a college student at the end of the 444-day crisis. Groups read each other's editorials and complete editorial question sheets. A rubric for the editorial piece is attached.
Cover 900 years of ancient law, wisdom, society, and conflict with this presentation on the development of Greece and Iran. Topics covered include Persian Empire, Imperial ideology, Persian Religion, Ancient Greek society, Polis, Athens, Sparta, and the struggle between Persia and Greece that led to Athenian Power. Use to supplement or enhance the next 900 years of history you need to teach.
Introduce your class to the often-mysterious world of Iran in this informative and engaging presentation. With political, social, and religious upheavals, Iran's recent history is a hot topic in recent news - as is its future. After this presentation and the discussion that will follow, your class will have a strong context for the stormy relationship between Iran, its neighbors, and the United States.
Learners study the impact of social media. In this Iranian election instructional activity, students examine the outcome of the 2009 election and the public protests that followed it. Learners determine how citizen journalism informed people around the world about the event and protests when mainstream media outlets were barred by Iran.
A lot has been going on in the Middle East the past 20 years. Your class can read and then write to describe the US and Soviet involvement in the Iran-Iraq War, how Islamic fundamentalism impacts world politics, and Egypt's role in the Middle East peace process. Three thought-provoking questions about current events.
Read, analyze, and critique a newspaper article about a concert with a Western singer and an Iranian band. Scholars will assess key vocabulary terms within the article, learn how to understand a short news report, and hone in on how the article utilized present perfect tense.