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Students explore the growing trade and tourist relationship between Greece and Turkey. They then research key event in Greco-Turkish history from each sides perspective to create political cartoons and a time line for classroom display.
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Great Cities of the Middle East
Students explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. In this Middle East lesson plan, students complete a map, research one of the five the cities and prepare a presentation that includes details about the city. ...
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Capture the interest of your classroom! Discover how classical culture survived in Western Europe thanks to the fortifications of the city of Constantinople, whose elaborate system of moats, outer walls, and inner walls protected the...
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