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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
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 8 Views 56 Downloads
Celebrate Hanukkah in Israel
Young scholars explore Hanukkah and its origins. In this Hanukkah activity, students discover the history of Hanukkah and its traditions. Young scholars locate Israel on map, hear the story of the menorah and create their own dreidel. Students sing traditional Hanukkah songs.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 40 Downloads
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.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 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 8 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Israel and Hamas Agree to Swap Prisoners for Soldier
Put a highly topical reading assignment in your learners grasp. They examine an article discussing the trade of Israeli prisoners for a soldier. The article goes into several facets of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and a specific hostage situation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Middle East Peace Process: Israeli and Palestinian Negotiations
Students demonstrate the complexity of the Middle East peace processand develop their negotiation skills. They role-play as negotiators for Israel and the PLO attempting to resolve four major issues.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Colonialism/The Arab/Israeli Conflict
Investigate critical historical issues using primary source documents then gather and evaluate information regarding the Jewish and Arab claims to land in Israel. Learners use their findings to prepare detailed timelines of events during Arab/Israeli conflict.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 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
Examining the Reasons for the Creation of the State of Israel
High schoolers 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 29 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
Pivotal Events in the Establishment of Israel
Graphic organizers can be a big help to students of any age. This one provides a way for learners to track the date, event, and significance of an event in relation to the establishment of Israel. Tip: This could be a great way to collect information for a timeline project or to use for note taking.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Peace of Mind
Learners show their knowledge of current events in the Middle East by predicting the outcome of peace talks. After reading an article, they analyze the history of the area. As a class, they develop a "Peace Process" board game showing the positive and negative events on the road to peace in that region.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 66 Downloads
Global Grover: Clubhouse
Do children all over the world make club houses like they do here? They sure do! This documentary-style film shows how a group of children from Israel make a club house. What a wonderful way to show little ones that kids all over the world are just like them.
4 mins Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
At the Heights of Conflict
Students examine the historic and present conflict between Israel and Syria over the Golan Heights. In groups students present the class with information on the Golan Heights. They write an essay defending his or her view on the future of this area.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 18 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
Walk in My Shoes
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 plan, they discover how people feel about the area today and how and if it has changed over time.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 26 Downloads
Students research the positions of different interested parties regarding the current escalation of violence in Israel and the Occupied Territories. They formulate proposals to take part in a "Stop All Violence" emergency intervention.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads