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160 resources with the concept the middle east

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Early Middle East

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the history of the early Middle East. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Current Middle Eastern Conflicts (1)

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive contemporary history instructional activity, students answer 12 multiple choice questions regarding the current Middle East crisis. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Geography of the Middle East

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive social studies worksheet, students answer 9 multiple choice questions regarding the geography of the Middle East. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Eastern Mediterranean

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Eastern Mediterranean learning exercise, middle schoolers complete eleven passages by filling in missing words and phrases without using a word bank.
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Guest Workers in Southwest Asia

For Students 9th - 10th
In this guest worker worksheet, students use a graphic organizer to take notes on the issues surrounding guest workers. Students then write a paragraph about Kurdish and Palestinian goals and refugees.
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History Word Search Puzzle

For Students 5th - 6th
In this language arts worksheet, students study 10 words pertaining to the Middle East conflict. Students find the words in a word hunt. Some examples in the word bank are multiple words such as "handscutoff."
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Palestinian town and villages

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are associated with Palestine and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Peace in the Middle East: A Primer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are introduced to the concept of three Abrahamic religions and complete the Comparative Religion Exercise. They view slides after taking their best guesses and read the article, "The Path to Peace Runs Through a History...
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Coup to Revolution: U.S. foreign Policy in Iran

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read and discuss the Iran country Profile from the CIA World Factbook. They describe the current relationship between the United States and Iran. Students complete additional readings, and answer questions about them. They...
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Discovering the Middle East (Past & Present)

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students, after being assigned a specific Middle Eastern Country, research various aspects/statistics as well as historical information on their country. They combine their acquired information in an oral presentation and written report....
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Newsletter

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research information about a given Middle East country. They collect and organize the information. Students write a research paper. They use the research paper as a guide to write a newsletter.
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The Middle East

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research countries in the Middle East. They explore the differences and hardships in each area. Using a specified website, and in groups, students examine the economy, government, military, people and geography of given Middle...
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Why is the Middle East so Stereotyped in the West?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the stereotypes used to classify the Middle East. After taking a regional literacy survey, they discover their own global awareness. They discuss how stereotypes are formed and how they persist over time if not stopped.
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Middle Easts in Miniature

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the ancient world and why it is important to the modern world. They create a miniature display board made from an empty cereal box. Students list innovations form Mesopotamians. They write a paragraph explaining...
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Laurence of Arabia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students critically examine the life and contributions of Lawrence of Arabia to the modern Middle East. They view a video on Laurence of Arabia. Students discuss the movie. Students create a propaganda posters or stories identifying...
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Stereotypes: More Than Meets the Eye

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the concept of stereotyping. They observe images and media that portray the Middle East and its inhabitants. Students make determinations about the impact of the images on their perceptions. They consider ways to...
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Shopping for Souvenirs In the Middle East

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students participate in a role play in which they are shopping for souvenirs in the Middle East. Using maps, they locate the Middle East and identify each country within the region. They create a key map for the types of souvenirs that...
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OPEC and the Energy Crisis

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students color the Middle East Nations of OPEC on outline maps. They discuss and watch a video about the United States reliance on oil producing nations of the Middle East. They participate in a discussion of the problems of the gas...
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The Middle East

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the countries of the Middle East. In small groups, they conduct Internet research, conduct a debate, draw and label a map, and present their information to the class in the form of a presentation.
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Saudi Arabia

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students investigate the country of Saudi Arabia. They complete a Webquest, watch video clips, answer discussion questions, explore the Lonely Planet website, and read and evaluate newspaper articles about Saudi Arabia and foreign oil...
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A Peaceless Land: Conflict Continues in the Middle East

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the conflict in the Middle East. They discover the history of the region to better explain why there is conflict in the region. They also analyze the political negotiations that have occured over the years.
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Peace in Palestine?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders imagine themselves to be one of the characters listed in the simulation handout imbedded in this plan. In character, and working in groups, 7th graders simulate a conversation that would be held around the table, in each...
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Syria's Role in the Middle East

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners hypothesize why Syria and the U.S. should find common ground in their relationship as it pertains to the future of the Middle East.
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Filigree Jewelry

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars describe physical and human characteristics of North Africa and the Middle East, plot on a map areas populated by nomadic people in those areas, explain importance of filigree jewelry in Arab culture, and create their own...