Iraq, Where's That?
Students identify the Middle Eastern countries on the map and the oil-producing countries of OPEC in the region. They examine whether the presence of important producing oil fields qualifies as a characteristic of this region.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 27 Downloads
Women’s Rights in Iraq
Through guided discussions and collaborative activities, your class members will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the rights of women in Iraq, but they will also consider common misconceptions of Islam and examine the...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
100 People: Global Issues Through Our Lens
If the world were 100 people...17 would not have access to safe drinking water, 18 would not be able to read or write, and 52 would not have a primary education. Using the theme of "100 people," this resource explores other major issues...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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 CCSS: Adaptable
Oil Crisis: What Would You Do?
The dynamics between the economies and politics of the United States and the Middle East are here to study. Upper graders read and discuss scenarios relating to OPEC and the current oil crisis, then in small groups role-play members of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Create a Public Opinion Survey: The Middle East in the News
Though the discrete content here is a pair of New York Times articles about a 1998 military strike on Iraq and the coincident impeachment by the House of Representatives of then-President Clinton, this detailed plan for creating,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
All for One, and One for Oil?
Young scholars explore the way the oil market both informs and complicates international diplomacy. They examine the relationships between and among some of the world's leading oil producers using a graphic feature from The New York...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History