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My Way or the Highway
Students read "Saudis Uneasily Balance Desires for Change and Stability" from The New York Times and discuss Saudi Arabia as it considers a change from monarchy to democracy. Students work in groups to research and create timelines on other countries and their histories as they transitioned from one form of government to another.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 33 Downloads
Saudi Arabia -- Future city
Seventh graders summarize an article on Masdar. In this summarizing activity students clearly explain three of the four points provided in an outline of the article. The students write an essay and identify six physical features of the area referenced in the article.
7th Social Studies & History 5 Views 8 Downloads
Students investigate the country of Saudi Arabia. They complete a Webquest, watch video clips, answer discussion questions, explore the Lonely Planet website, and read and evaluate newspaper articles about Saudi Arabia and foreign oil reserves.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 16 Downloads
Who's The Boss?
Upper elementary and middle schoolers research and analyze some different types of governments. Democracies, Monarchies, and Dictatorships are some of the types that are looked at. Learners use the Internet to gather information that will used by each small group to make a presentation to the class on their type of government.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 108 Views 258 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 Rise of Islamist Terrorist Groups
Young scholars analyze the rise of Islamist terrorism. In this terrorism lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the growth of Al Quaeda and other terror groups. Young scholars respond to discussion questions pertaining to the lecture and discuss foreign policy options.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 36 Downloads
Israeli-Palestinian Peace Summit
Students examine the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Summit. In groups, they use the internet to research world leaders and discuss the peace process. To end the lesson, they present their findings along with issues that committees discuss to compromise.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Israel/Palestine and Saudi Arabia
Seventh graders examine governmental structures in place around the world. For this political systems lesson, 7th graders discuss components of a modern economy, and read two articles. Students answer questions after reading articles and prepare to discuss.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Rockefeller's Revenge: Exxon and Mobil Unite
Study the impact and possible outcomes of the Exxon-Mobil merger in your language arts, social studies, or economics class. Secondary learners evaluate a series of graphs, write a paragraph interpreting the data, and engage in class discussion of mergers after reading a New York Times article.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 208 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking News English: Saudi Arabia's King Fahd Passes Away
In this English worksheet, students read "Saudi Arabia's King Fahd Passes Away," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Absolutism: A Concept Formation Lesson
Rather than just memorizing and regurgitating a definition, your young historians will determine on their own what critical attributes the concept of absolutism entails! This excellent lesson plan involves analysis of a period portrait of King Louis XIV of France, and then group work to review, analyze, and classify several different examples of absolute monarchs.
9th - 12th Language Arts 102 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule on Afghan women.
9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 286 Views 354 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Arctic Food Chain
Explore the food chains that support Arctic ecosystems. A class discussion on interdependence and the different roles plants and animals play in ecosystems provides students with the knowledge to complete a worksheet asking them to create food chains involving a variety of Arctic life.
3rd - 6th Science 21 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable