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160 resources with the concept the middle east

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Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The pupils in your class have never known a time without constant conflict between the countries in the Middle East. An informative video from Crash Course World History covers the history of the Israeli/Palestine situation, the battle...
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Voices of Iraqi Refugees

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
The stated goal of this resource is to provide learners with basic facts about and build empathy for Iraqi refugees. To do so elementary classes develop a plan for how to welcome refugees to their classroom. Middle schoolers read...
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Tunisia and the Arab Spring

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
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.
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What IS the Difference Between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims?

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
The distinction between Shiite and Sunni Muslims is an often misunderstood concept, yet very important for its implications in global affairs and for a more comprehensive understanding of the religion of Islam.
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Exercise in Conflict Resolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How do major religions, including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, differ in how they view the role of individual freedoms within society, the definition of morality, and the importance of politically satisfying the greater good? Here...
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Golda Meir

For Students 6th - 8th
Who was Golda Mier and what was her life like? Your pupils can find out through an article from a 1969 issue of TIME. The biography is about a page long, and provides information about her past and present. After completing the reading,...
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Six Day War

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Learn about the diverse perspectives involved in the Six Day War by having learners examine and annotate presidential speeches given by the three nations—Egypt, Israel, and the United States—at the heart of the conflict and producing...
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Comparing Modern and Ancient Ideas of Ethnicity and Identity

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Explore ethnicity and identity with a research and writing assignment. Class members conduct online research, looking in particular at images and carefully noting down their sources on notecards. They read about identity and compose...
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Using Artifacts for Clues About Identity

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Learn about the ancient Near East through a close examination of ancient artifacts. Lead your class into analysis by first observing an artifact as a class. Pupils can then work in pairs to analyze the other artifacts and compile a list...
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See Yemen Through My Eyes

For Students 9th - 12th
Learn about one woman's take on the political and social standing of women in her country of Yemen, and use her insight to begin a discussion on women's rights across countries and throughout history. Nadia Al-Sakkaf relates her...
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Writing About the "Arab Spring"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
An information-rich resource, this webpage will provide your class with all the information they need to explore a relevant real-world and little understood topic: the Middle East and the people's revolutions that shook it in the spring...
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Terrorism in the 21st Century: Righteous Aggression

For Teachers 12th
Terrorism is a very sensitive subject, and I suggest you look carefully at how it's described in this presentation. While many of the slides are based in concrete fact and give current terrorism a historical context, others exude a...
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Islamists Prepare for Egypt's Election

For Students 9th - 12th
Wether your class posts a blog response or simply answers these questions, they'll end up more informed about Egyptian politics and conflict. They read the attached article and then answer seven comprehension questions regarding Hosni...
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Arab Spring: Unrest in the Middle East, 2011-2012

For Students 7th - 12th
The conflict in the Middle East is a hot topic that can be somewhat confusing. In order to better grasp the who, what, where, when, and why of this world affair, learners fill out a chart. They record basic facts about each country...
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Israel and Hamas Agree to Swap Prisoners for Soldier

For Students 9th - 12th
Put a highly topical reading assignment in your learners grasp. They examine an article discussing the trade of Israeli prisoners for a soldier. The article goes into several facets of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and a specific...
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The Violence in Syria

For Students 9th - 12th
Several New York Times articles were used to create informative reading material. Kids click on each of the embedded links to access a resource related to Syria and the Middle East conflict. They then answer the nine questions. Note:...
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The 'Question of Palestine'

For Students 7th - 10th
New York Times covers hot topics and current events, now you may use those articles to help young people become more aware. Kids read an article regarding the Israeli-Palestinian agreement and the prospect of Palestine joining the UN....
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Clashes on Israel's Border

For Students 9th - 11th
Here are 11 questions intended to guide learners as they read a New York Times article about the violence and conflict between Israel and Palestine. They can review the questions and then read the article to help answer them. A link to a...
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Writing Exercises: Conflicts and Change in the Middle East, #3

For Students 10th - 11th
Your class is going to be discussing some hot topics today. This set of three essay questions covers multiple aspects of the conflict in the Middle East. They'll discuss the Iranian Hostage Crisis, define PLO (Palestine Liberation...
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Writing Exercises: Conflicts and Change in the Middle East, #2

For Students 9th - 11th
A lot has been going on in the Middle East the past 20 years. Your class can read and then write to describe the US and Soviet involvement in the Iran-Iraq War, how Islamic fundamentalism impacts world politics, and Egypt's role in the...
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Writing Exercises: Conflicts and Change in the Middle East, #1

For Students 9th - 11th
The postwar Jewish migration to Israel, the difficulties achieving peace in the Middle East, and the role the Middle East plays in global economics are the questions your clever class can answer. They'll show what they know as they...
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Iran Hostage Crisis: Reading Primary Documents

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Following brief instruction about the Iran Hostage Crisis during Jimmy Carter's presidency, small groups read three-page sections from the diary of hostage Robert C. Ode. They write editorials from the perspective of either U.S. citizens...
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Imperialism in the Middle East and Southwest Asia

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Imperialism in the Middle East is the topic of this PowerPoint. View, take notes, and learn how Britain, France, Russia, and Germany all have imperialistic interests in the Middle East and Southwest Asia. Comprehension questions are...
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For The Sake Of Security: U.S.A. Patriot Act & Bill of Rights

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A substantive New York Times article about the U.S.A. Patriot Act, military tribunals, racial profiling, and the Bill of Rights forms the basis for a discussion of the complex interplay of fundamental American rights and the aftermath of...