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Jerusalem: An early history

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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:...
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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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Great Cities of the Middle East

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars 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...
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Jerusalem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Understanding History, Religion, and Politics in Jerusalem and Beyond

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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.
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The Ancient Middle East

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Breaking Down Invisible Walls

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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The Crusades: History's Most Successful Failure

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Here is a truly interactive presentation that focuses on building and understanding of the effects and failures related to the Crusades. Learners will fill in the blank, make a Venn Diagram, and answer a series of critical-thinking...
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Jerusalem: The Holy City

For Students 6th - 8th
For this Jerusalem worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer questions about the holy city after they read the attached reading selection about the city.
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Ancient Rome: Rebellion - Part 5/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part five begins with the siege of Jerusalem in order to end the rebellion once and for all. Learners will witness the battle, military engineering, and tactics used to starve out the Jewish stronghold. This could be an interesting...
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Ancient Rome: Rebellion - Part 6/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This series concludes with the taking of Jerusalem the burning of the temple and the rise of General Vespasian and his son Titus as emperor.
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The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Walk your learners through the progression of the Crusades, discovering the political and religious motivations along the way, learning about such famous figures as Saladin and Richard the Lionheart, and considering the real historical...
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Britain’s Broken Promises: The Roots of the Israeli and Palestinian Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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.
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6 Themes of the Middle East

For Teachers 10th - 11th
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...
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Cities of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #35

For Students 9th - 12th
Grab a compass and road map ... it's time to explore some mythological cities! With the 35th video of 41 from the Crash Course World Mythology series, viewers meet two characters from Roman mythology, Romulus and Remus. Scholars also...
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The Eastern Mediterranean

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Eastern Mediterranean worksheet, students complete eleven passages by filling in missing words and phrases without using a word bank.
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Geography Now! Lithuania

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Lithuania is a fascinating mixture of dark culture and modernity. For example, it has both a Hill of Crosses and Hill of Witches. It was known as the Jerusalem of the North, but its Jewish population was wiped out during the Holocaust. A...
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Writing Exercises: The Crusades I

For Students 7th - 9th
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...
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Crusades and Culture in the Middle Ages

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Anti-Semitism Workshop

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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Ancient Rome: Rebellion - Part 4/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A Jewish ally and two years of war against the rebellion continues. Part four focuses on Jewish leaders wishing to negotiate while multiple Roman Generals attempt to become Emperor. Vespasian becomes Emperor but will the Rebellion end...
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Judaism Hanukkah

For Students 5th Standards
Winter time is full of holiday celebrations around the world, including Hanukkah. Learners briefly read about the history of the Jewish holiday and the traditions of the culture before responding to 10 reading comprehension questions.
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The Crusades: Document Analysis

For Students 9th - 12th
Utilize several documents and a map to get your historians contemplating the Christian Crusades. This activity begins with a "Do Now" assignment, asking scholars to define monotheism and locate Jerusalem on a map. Next, a map and 4...
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The Crusades

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
From the objectives of Pope Urban II to lasting consequences, offer your young historians a broad overview of the crusades in the Middle Age with this PowerPoint presentation. It includes brief facts and images to explain the series of...

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