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Yom Kippur Teacher Resources
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Students investigate the causes and effects of the oil crisis of 1973. In this energy crisis instructional activity, students take part in a simulation that allows them to experience the scarcity of resources. Students identify the impact of the Carter plan to save America and its oil.
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this 1973 oil crisis lesson plan, students research details regarding President Carter's policies regarding the oil crisis that produced a scarcity of resources during his tenure as President.
Teaching a unit on the Cold War Era? In need of a complete presentation, perfect for reviewing each of the major events of the time period? Look no further! Here you'll find 125 slides, rich in note-friendly text. The causes of the Cold War, Truman doctrine, arms race, Cuban Missile Crisis, Bay of Pigs, Rwandan Genocide, apartheid, and subsequent conflicts throughout the globe are well discussed.
“The Gambler” and “The Journey” offer readers an opportunity to experience two very different views of Jewish life in Poland between WWI and WWII. Whether used as a part of a study of the Holocaust, or as a compare/contrast exercise, the stories, discussion questions, vocabulary lists, biographical information and activities make for a powerful learning experience.
Elie Wiesel is the author of 57 books, but he is most known for his Holocaust remembrance novel, Night. Provided here are over 60 study questions for the first nine chapters of the novel. While most of the questions focus on reading comprehension, you could easily add questions that focus on inferencing, connecting, etc.
Over the corse of a month, small groups will monitor the price of a specific energy commodity and analyze it in relation to global and domestic events. They play a trade simulation game and create infographics showing what they've learned throughout the process. Web and video links are provided.
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this lesson plan.
Tenth graders discuss the events leading up to antisemitic behavior in Europe during World War II. Through various activities, 10th graders acquaint themselves with the political ideology of Nazism and assess responsibility for the Holocaust. Materials to complete this unit are included.
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. They could be used for homework or early finishers.
Readers of Night, ElieWiesel’s memoir about his experiences in Buchenwald and Auschwitz, respond to comprehension questions and define words found in the text. The worksheet could be used as the basis for group discussions, as a reading guide, or to assess understanding. Consider augmenting the exercise with interpretative and analytical prompts.
Various Muslim holidays and their meanings are researched and your students will predict whether or not they should be recognized on the New York City school calendar. An extension could be to write a letter to the Mayor about their suggestions, this would develop and clarify your class's reasoning.
Have you special education class examine multiculturalism. By exploring the cultures of Israel and Greece, they discover the holidays, cuisine, arts, andgeography of the countries. During this twelve-week unit, students develop a cultural awareness center in the classroom.