Religious Conflicts Teacher Resources
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Unmasking the Middle East
Young scholars 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 34 Views 238 Downloads
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 lesson 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 3 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 11 Views 81 Downloads
Mapping the Middle East
Learners 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 23 Views 87 Downloads
Forbidden Territory: Middle East Project - Traveling Jewish Theatre
Students complete activities to study the traveling Jewish theatre and the ideas of tolerance. In this theatre study lesson, students read information about the Traveling Jewish Theatre and learn about the project to unit artists from the US and the Middle East, Jews and Muslims, and Israelis and Palestinians.
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 33 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
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 23 Views 139 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 6 Views 63 Downloads
East Meets West: Effects of the Crusades
Seventh graders examine the Crusades. In 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 15 Views 142 Downloads
A Ray of Hope?
Young scholars 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
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 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Dying to be a Martyr
Students evaluate different religions related to Israel and analyze why the Middle East conflict began and still continues today. In this religious studies lesson students discuss religion and explain why groups sometimes turn to terrorism tactics.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads