Yom Kippur Teacher Resources
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Cold War Review
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.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Conflicts in the Middle East
If your students have read about conflicts in the Middle East then they will be able to use this learning exercise to analyze the causes and effects of 7 different actions involving Middle Eastern conflict. Actions noted include the Arab-Israeli War, Yom Kippur War, Camp David Accords, and the Balfour Declaration.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History
Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy
Kick-start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative timeline activity, your class members will break into groups and read and research the biographical and historical information of such noteworthy figures as Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth, and Dr.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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 CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Deliberating in a Democracy: Religious Symbols in Public Schools
Does the First Amendment protect the display of religious symbols in school? Learners discover the religious rights of students in the United States, and analyze reasons for and against banning religious displays.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 9: Tracking Commodities
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.
10th - 12th Math
WWJD: What Would Jimmy Do?
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this 1973 oil crisis lesson, students research details regarding President Carter's policies regarding the oil crisis that produced a scarcity of resources during his tenure as President.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
WWJD: What Would Jimmy Do - How President Carter dealt with the 1973 Oil Crisis
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.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
The School Holiday Calendar
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.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
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
Social Studies: Bridging the Gap Between Cultures
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, learners develop a cultural awareness center in the classroom.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
A World of Special Celebrations
Brainstorm lists of celebrations with which your class are familiar. This lesson can be adapted to many different grade levels as they research ethnic and religious occasions/events celebrated by people around the world, and present their findings to classmates.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
"The Gambler" and "The Journey": A Comparison of Worlds in Two Short Stories
“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.
7th - 12th English Language Arts