Provide ample information outlining the early history and shifts in power in Jerusalem. This slide-show is a basic time line of the politics, powers, and destruction that became Jerusalem over a period of 300 years. Topics covered:...
In this Jerusalem worksheet, middle schoolers respond to 9 short answer questions about the holy city after they read the attached reading selection about the city.
Students examine the reasons behind the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Exploring multiple perspectives, they discuss the concepts of peoples' rights and justice in the area. They practice applying conflict resolution principles as well.
Social boundaries and cultural understandings are a major element of our adolescent development. Help your learners become aware of the "invisible walls" they create and that exist not only in their own school, but also in the world...
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. ...
Build wonder as you explore the ancient Middle East (Near East, actually). With pictures and maps aplenty, the slide show briefly describes ancient Hebrews, Palestine, and Jerusalem. Famous rulers such as King Solomon, Moses, Herod, and...
Students review Jerusalem's long and vital history. They view the video Jerusalem: History of the Holy Land. Students are explained that to portray Jerusalem's compelling history as a site of crucial importance to Jews, Christians, and...
Can Jerusalem be equitably organized? Can Israel and Palestine be successfully partitioned? Part one of a two-part workshop looks at the geo-political history of Jerusalem while Part two investigates Egypt's dependence of the Nile River...
Three questions in need of well-written answers await your budding historians. They put their reading comprehension to the test when they describe how the Crusades impacted Italian city-states, why kings like Richard the Lion-Hearted...
Students correspond with Israeli students from Jerusalem by email as part of a study on desert and semi-arid regions. They conduct background research and become proficient in the use of electronic mail.
Providing a quick overview of the Middle East, this presentation could be used to kick off a unit on this topic. However, a teacher should read the information before presenting to the class. There is at least one fact that is biased and...
Cave Creek Unified School District
The Crusades sounds like a glamorous time period in the Middle Ages full of glory—but was it? Scholars find and review the truth of the Crusades' influence on the world through the resource. The study guides, separated individually by...
Centered on the short story "The Tenth Man" by Polish Holocaust survivor Ida Fink, here is a solid one-day resource to support study of World War II or Nazi history, short stories, or to complement any ELA unit on The Diary of Anne Frank...
Originating from the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, here is a resource to support your world historians in their study of World War II, the Holocaust, your cultural scholars learning about anti-semitism, or your...
US Institute of Peace
How do you solve a conflict that's been around for so many years? Scholars discover the viewpoints of stakeholders in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during an emotionally charged simulation. A facilitator moderates discussions between...
Assemblies of Yahweh
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a reading of the story of the Maccabees. Elementary learners discover how Hanukkah came to be with comprehension questions and fun activities for a full lesson during the holidays.
Thirteen short-answer questions follow a brief food web activity in a formative assessment designed to test knowledge of ecosystems and the energy that flows through them.
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...
Students study historical maps to view how the world evolved from medieval times through the Renaissance. They work in groups to examine the maps and present a report on one of the listed maps.
Students read information on the Hajj. They discuss pilgrimage and ways it differs from going to a church, mosque or synagogue. Students discuss logistical problems that might be posed for the host country of a pilgrimage. Students do an...
This is a great way to get your scholars recalling the information they have learned about Islam, Judaism, and Christianity in a fun and interactive way! They begin by examining 10 statements and determining if they apply to 1, 2, or all...
Consider and examine the roots of the Arab-Israeli conflict during the turn of the century. The topics covered in this presentation are not fully explained but are a perfect accompaniment to a full lecture. Issues to examine include The...
Providing a thorough outline in the first few slides, this presentation takes viewers through the history and characteristics of Islam. Especially helpful are the slides that clear up common misconceptions about Islam, such as the...
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