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160 resources with the concept the middle east

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The Arab-Israeli Wars (1956-present)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A striking contrast of Israel in 1947 versus 1949 begins this presentation, helping to set the context of the ongoing strife between the Arab and Israeli peoples throughout the 20th (and 21st) centuries. Providing a good background to...
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The Ancient Middle East

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Good for a quick look at the Roman and Byzantine Empires, this presentation would serve as a strong supplement to a lesson on the politics and culture of ancient Middle Eastern territories. Enjoy the photographs of the Hagia Sophia, as...
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The Ancient Middle East

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Immerse your class in the ancient cultures of the world with this presentation, which travels through the Hittite Empire, the Assyrian Empire, Babylonia, and several more. Enjoy the pictures depicting the ancient worlds and the maps that...
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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students map Mesopotamia. In this Geography lesson, students are introduced to Ancient Mesopotamia. Students use an atlas to label the defining features and areas of Mesopotamia on a map.
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U.S. Foreign Policy Interests in the Middle East

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the involvement of the United States in the Middle East.  In this World History lesson, students research the current policies of the United States with the Middle East by reading several articles on the Internet and...
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Middle East Map Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, learners examine the map that includes 21 Middle Eastern countries. Students identify the names of the countries in 3 minutes.
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Peace and Perspective through Poetry: The Dream of Peace in the Middle East

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use poetry to understand conflict in the Middle East. In this poetry lesson, students read persona poems and use the poetry  and a novel as mentor text to guide their own poem about peace in the Middle East.
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Middle East Related

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders find a current event related to the Middle East. In this current event lesson students write a brief summary of a new story related to the Middle East. They give their opinion and tell how it affects their life or who it...
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Great Cities of the Middle East

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners 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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Simulating a Middle East Peace Summit

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the issues in the Middle East.  In this World History lesson, 10th graders research the problems between Palestine and Israel.  Students write a speech on their point of view of the peace process.
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Exploring Islamic Lands

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students explore the culture of the Middle East. In this Islamic culture lesson, students conduct research to create personal narratives that reveal what life is like in the Middle East for Islamic teens today.
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Political Maps

For Students 5th - 6th
In this map skills worksheet, students analyze a political map of the Middle East. Students use the map to answer 8 questions.
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Mapping the Middle East

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how the countries of the Middle East were created. They explore the influence of various political and geographic factors in their creation. They list the things they should consider in deciding how to draw new borders...
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Israeli-Palestinian Peace Summit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Summit. In groups, they use the internet to research world leaders and discuss the peace process. To end the lesson, they present their findings along with issues that committees discuss...
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Geography And The Gulf War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop maps, tables, graphs, charts, and diagrams to depict the geographic implications of current world events, and analyze major human conflicts to determine the role of physical and cultural geographic features in the...
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How a Country's Boundaries Are Shaped

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research and discuss Jerusalem, and the reasons it has been the focus of so many violent conflicts during the 20th century. They research Palestine prior to the establishment of Israel and in the 20th century by creating...
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News from the Middle East

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research Middle Eastern countries, summarize information found, and create one page newsletters about specific country's culture, history, government, geography, and economics.
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The Middle East Region: Flags and Facts

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine basic facts about the Middle East by exploring maps of the region. They conduct Internet research on National Geographic's Hot Spot: Iraq website, draw and label a map, and compare and contrast the geographic features...
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Middle East Newscast

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the cultural aspects of the Middle East. Using the internet, 7th graders research an issue within a Middle East country. Students develop a PowerPoint presentation and a newscast to deliver to the class.
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In Search of Al Qaeda

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students locate the Middle Eastern countries and capitals visited by Frontline reporters. They read online dispatches by the journalists, and complete a student assignment sheet.
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Prospects for peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars analyze the conflicts in the Middle East and assess past peace plans for resolving Arab/Israeli crisis.
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Dying to be a Martyr

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study primary source document that describe the beginnings of the Middle East conflict. They survey the connections that Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have to Israel.
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Muddle East

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah. They research various perspectives, discuss the events in context, and write statements from the perspective of a country or organization involved.
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Seven Daughters and Seven Sons: the Middle East Through

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read "Seven Daughters and Seven Sons" and examine aspects of Middle East culture and geography. They define vocabulary from the book and map locations described in the book.