Religious Conflicts Teacher Resources
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New Review Exercise in Conflict Resolution
How do major religions, including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, differ in how they view the role of individual freedoms within society, the definition of morality, and the importance of politically satisfying the greater good? Here is a fantastic instructional activity on how religion plays a role in multicultural societies, and where conflicts are likely to arise as a result of fundamental beliefs.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
New Review What IS the Difference Between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims?
The distinction between Shiite and Sunni Muslims is an often misunderstood concept, yet very important for its implications in global affairs and for a more comprehensive understanding of the religion of Islam.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Unmasking the Middle East
Students explore many of the countries in the Middle East, developing research-based posters and a spider web illustrating the relationships among the countries. They write letters to fictional peers in Middle Eastern countries.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 242 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
End of Mandates and the Middle East
Ninth graders investigate the original mandates of the League of Nations regarding the Middle East. They listen to a lecture/PowerPoint presentation on the end of the mandate system, and complete a fill-in-the-blank worksheet that corresponds with the lecture.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Setting Up Camp
Draw on what learners know about conflict resolution and the situation in the Middle East to build understanding of the Camp David summit meeting beginning on July 11, 2000. They develop an understanding of the functions of summit meetings and the Israeli Palestinian conflict.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 44 Downloads
The Crisis in the Ivory Coast
Through reading a variety of news articles and other informational texts, learners discover the political turmoil and intense ethnic and religious tensions that envelop the Ivory Coast today. Class members research the historical background of the region and discuss possible options to address this major world conflict.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mapping the Middle East
Students examine how the countries of the Middle East were created. They explore the influence of various political and geographic factors in their creation. They list the things they should consider in deciding how to draw new borders in the Middle East.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 91 Downloads
New Review Britain’s Broken Promises: The Roots of the Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
In order to understand the modern-day relationship between Israelis and Palestinians in the Middle East, it is necessary to examine the historical roots of the conflict, beginning with British control over Palestine after World War I.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Tunisia and the Arab Spring
What types of countries embrace or deny freedom? Through a PowerPoint presentation, discussion, and analysis of political cartoons and news articles, your young historians will learn about the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
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
East Meets West: Effects of the Crusades
Seventh graders examine the Crusades. For this Middle East history lesson, 7th graders research the series of religious wars. Students compare the culture of the Europe and the Middle East before and after the wars and then compose essays regarding their research findings.
7th Language Arts 20 Views 146 Downloads
A Ray of Hope?
Students examine the roles of different leaders in the Middle East, the United Nations Security Proposal 242 and recognition of Israel by its Arab neighbors, and then debate the current Saudi proposal for peace in the Middle East.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
The Roots of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: 1890s-1947
Consider and examine the roots of the Arab-Israeli conflict during the turn of the century. The topics covered in this presentation are not fully explained but are a perfect accompaniment to a full lecture. Issues to examine include The Dreyfus Case, Fall of the Ottoman Empire, WWI, Arab Revolt, Armenian Genocide, and the British in Palestine.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 43 Downloads
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 63 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable