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- Britany G.
- Provo, Utah
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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.
Students explore the connection between World War II and Jewish immigration to Israel after the War. In this World History lesson, students discuss the details of what it might have been like to live through the Holocaust. After the class discussion, they divide into small groups to research details on the topic then complete several activities to share their findings.
Here are 11 questions intended to guide learners as they read a New York Times article about the violence and conflict between Israel and Palestine. They can review the questions and then read the article to help answer them. A link to a related lesson is included. An excellent lesson!
High schoolers examine the causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In this world conflict lesson, students research print and Internet sources about the roots of the conflict and the status of the conflict today. High schoolers use their findings to write personal accounts of the conflict from the perspective of an Israeli or Palestinian student.
Students develop an understanding of how Jewish people all over the world celebrate. They identify Israel on a world map and four Hebrew symbols and their meaning. Students then listen to the story of Hanukkah and create a dreidel of their own. Finally, students play the game of dreidel and sing the song "I have a Little Dreidel."
The class creates and performs a movement performance of the creation story found in the Jewish tradition. This lesson begins with the research of Israeli culture and culminates in a performance of the narrated creation story. Adaptations can be made to explore different cultures and beliefs.
Students discover how culture, geography and history affect how someone views an area of the world. They role play the role of a Palestinian, Jew or Briton and examine how they felt about Israel during its formation. To end the lesson, they discover how people feel about the area today and how and if it has changed over time.
Students discover the role of God in Israel's government and create a timeline of the significant events during a given biblical era. In this Israel's history lesson, students research seven major events of a given era and write them on notecards to create a timeline. Students react to what they learn in their journals.
Students have a better comprehension of the personal struggle of a survivor and the events which led to the establishment of the sovereign nation of Israel. They recognize the historical context for the events of the book. Students identify the role of Elisha and her personal decisions she made for the Movement.
A brightly-colored David Hockney landscape painting inspires poetry, dance, music, and paper sculpture in this multi-faceted activity. After brainstorming words inspired by the painting, the whole class collaborates on a cinquain poem, and then learns dances that evoke the land of Israel with explicit choreography notes included.