Eleventh graders participate in a Palestinian and Israeli debate. They are arbitrarily divided into two groups and research the issues and beliefs that have contributed to the conflict.
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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
Forbidden Territory: Middle East Project - Traveling Jewish Theatre
Students complete activities to study the traveling Jewish theatre and the ideas of tolerance. In this theatre study lesson, students read information about the Traveling Jewish Theatre and learn about the project to unit artists from...
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Michael Blum: National Identity at a Distance
Immigration, refugees, and cultural change due to the movement of people around the globe is discussed. Learners examine the work of Michael Blum to gain an understanding of how national and cultural identities shift due to immigration....
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Has Peace Finally Settled in the Middle East?
Learners evaluate the changes made in the Palestine National Council charter and their potential impact on the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations. They write a brief essay focusing on an article from an Israeli or Palestinian...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
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