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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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Jerusalem: The Holy City

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Jerusalem instructional activity, 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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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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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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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
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. ...
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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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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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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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Jerusalem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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,...
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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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Teaching Geography: Workshop 4—North Africa/Southwest Asia

For Students 9th - 12th
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...
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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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Desert Discoveries

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
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.
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Religious Conflict Over Land

For Students 6th - 8th
In this world history instructional activity, students respond to 7 short answer questions regarding the history of the control of Jerusalem. Students also use a textbook map to respond to 2 short answer questions.
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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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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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Teaching the Holocaust through Literature

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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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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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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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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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 worksheet 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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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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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Lesson in Perspective

For Students 9th - 12th
The geopolitical history of Palestine is fraught with conflict. To provide a perspective of ongoing conflicts, a presentation traces the historical background of the region from the fall of the Ottoman Empire after World War I to the...
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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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Simulation on The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
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...
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Culture Goggles: Same Holy Land, Different Holidays

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students visit the Culture Goggles exhibit in Xpedition Hall and select a religion. They explore how a Christian, a Jew, or a Muslim might view the Old city of Jerusalem. Students explore the different ways various beliefs celebrate...
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Exploring the Israeli and Palestinian Conflict through a Graphic Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Approaching the roots of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict can feel like a daunting task for many instructors; here you will find a lesson plan, reading materials, and handouts that will greatly support you in this valuable endeavor.
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The Rise of Islam 600-1200

For Teachers 9th - 11th
From the 600-1200 Islam spread throughout Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Spain. This presentation takes viewers on a 600 year journey beginning right before the time of Muhammad and ending with current Islamic law and culture. Topics...
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The Maccabees and Hanukkah

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
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.
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Formative Assessment #3

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
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.
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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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Islamic Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Did you know that the English word paradise comes from the Persian word pairidiz which means an enclosed park? This 76-slide PowerPoint introduces viewers to Islamic art, architecture, and religious beliefs. Designed to prepare learners...
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History of the Masons

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students are divided into groups and follow directions of their group leaders and complete a worksheet while on site.
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Mapping the Past

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners 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.
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The Hajj: Muslim Pilgrimage in a Geographic Perspective

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Three Tour Guides: A Middle East Travel Activity

For Students 6th - 10th
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...
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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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The Roots of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: 1890s-1947

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Islam: History, Values, and Culture

For Teachers 7th - 10th
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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The Arab-Israeli Conflict

For Students 11th - 12th
Provide your class with a context and series of events that has led to the conflict in the Middle East. They read 4 separate passages and answer 1 critical thinking question for each. Four more questions are posed at the bottom of the...
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The Last Days of Jesus

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Attention Sunday School teachers! This resource is perfect for describing the last days of Jesus, and touches upon Palm Sunday, the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, Ascension and Good Friday. Note: This resource is not intended for public...
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Holocaust Studies: Five Poems by Dan Pagis

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Teaching a unit on the Holocaust? Consider using the personal statements of Dan Pagis’s poetry to contrast with the more “distanced” historical accounts found in textbooks. Five poems, discussion questions, and background notes are...
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Romanticism: A Reaction To the Ills of the 18th -19th Century

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Designed to accompany an introductory lecture on the Romantic Movement in art, literature, and music, this PowerPoint begins with the social and cultural turmoils of the period from 1750 to 1850. Viewers are then introduced to the major...
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Islamic Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Islamic art is a highly dynamic form of expression that can be found in architecture, textiles, rugs, and manuscripts. Follow the trail of art created by Muslims as they spread out from Arabia across the Euro-Asian continent. Shown are...
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Late Antique, Early Jewish and Christian Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Early Jewish and Christian art and architecture are featured in a 70-slide presentation designed for AP art history and humanities classes. In addition to the images, tenets of both religions, and maps of the regions are included.
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The Temptation of Jesus

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Temptation is the focus of this lesson plan, which was designed for the first week of Lent as an introduction to the tradition of Lenten fast. It includes reading of biblical scripture, hands-on activities where learners design cards...
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Classroom Prayers for Lent

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
This well-designed resource not only includes classroom prayers organized according to the six weeks of Lent, but also provides suggested symbolic actions, references to Biblical text, and notes on how to prepare as group for each period...
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The Milgram Experiment

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How far are people willing to go to obey authority? Shockingly, pretty far. Or that is the conclusion one could draw based on a reading of Saul McLeod's article about the 1963 experiment conducted by Yale psychologist Stanley Milgram....
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Hanukkah - ESL

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Reinforce vocabulary and reading comprehension with a Hanukkah-themed collection of worksheets. Scholars first read a two-paragraph informational text, then apply their new-found-knowledge to match phrases, fill in blanks with...
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The Journey

For Students Pre-K - 3rd
Accompany a Nativity lesson with a coloring book that details the birth of Jesus Christ through short readings, kid-friendly images, and Bible scripture. 
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Israeli - Palestinian Conflict

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many people think the best solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a two-state solution. After reviewing the available resources, scholars determine whether they agree with that approach. They analyze graphs and charts about...
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Causes of the Crusades

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Seventh and eighth graders will be able to better understand the causes of the Crusades with this well-scaffolded PowerPoint presentation. Slides include highlighted vocabulary, comprehension questions, and vivid images, making this an...
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The Crusades: Routes of Two Crusaders

For Students 7th - 8th
Use these worksheets to kick off a great lesson on The Crusades. Eighth graders will analyze a map and four short passages to answer six reading comprehension questions.
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The Current Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine recent events in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Three lessons, multiple excerpts, evaluation questions, and activities are all included to make your class globally aware.
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Geo-Journaling with CNN

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students organize daily news with this journaling activity.
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The Middle East Peace Process: Israeli and Palestinian Negotiations

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students demonstrate the complexity of the Middle East peace processand develop their negotiation skills. They role-play as negotiators for Israel and the PLO attempting to resolve four major issues.
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Bringing the Holocaust Unit to Closure: Implications for the Future

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars study the history of the Holocaust. it is complex; therefore, understanding its implications is complex as well. Elie Wiesel refers to the Holocaust as a question within a question. Questions lead to further questions, and...
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Glimpses of Japan: Picture books are an avenue to geographical knowledge

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Student gains insight into the culture of Japan. They articulate the main ideas and supporting details, also they create a "glimpse of Japan" with an illustrated and written summary of the main idea and four supporting details from the...
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The Middle East - Regional Research

For Students 6th - 9th
In this geography worksheet, student read a short blurb about The Middle East as a region of the world before conducting further research. They complete 10 short answer questions, and complete a 15 question activity in which they match...
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The Old Man, the Sea, and You

For Students 10th - 12th
Immersed in Hemingway's detailed descriptions? The Old Man and the Sea is short but powerful, just like this quiz. Ten multiple-choice questions check what you remember about the story.
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Einstein in Time

For Students 6th - 12th
Einstein sure had an interesting life. Using a remote learning resource, pupils examine a timeline of Einstein's life. They learn about the major scientific discoveries as well as humanitarian and social work. Additionally, they read...
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The Eastern Mediterranean

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography instructional activity, middle schoolers read about the history, culture, and life of the Eastern Mediterranean. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
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Islam: History, Society, and Civilization

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the Crusades. In this world history lesson, students watch a video regarding the Crusades and compile a list of facts regarding the series of religious wars. Students compare the Muslim view of the wars to the Christian...
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High Middle Ages (1000-1200)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the High Middle Ages. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Reign of Terror?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students research acts of terrorism around the world over the past thirty years to create a visual timeline of these events for the classroom.
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Celebrations: Hanukkah

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Connect reading comprehension strategies with the traditions of Hanukkah with an informative lesson plan. As learners read about the history of Hanukkah, the significance of the menorah, and the ways Hanukkah is celebrated today, they...
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Israeli-Palestinian Peace Summit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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Easter Word Search

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
In this Religion worksheet, students read an article about Easter and answer 19 questions that follow. They identify statements according to the article whether true and false. Students also complete sentences using the vocabulary terms...
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A Look at the Population Density of the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers locate and extract census data. They produce population density maps of the United States in different scales and analyze population density maps by observing patterns and drawing conclusions.
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An Ancient Revolution: The Written Word

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Bible, one of the earliest written sources, as a compilation of narratives, and search the resources on the HERITAGE DVD-ROM for historical "proof" as well as create their own stories and scripts based on ancient...
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How Can Maps Help?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the various ways that maps help people in everyday life by analyzing and discussing maps on National Geographic's MapMachine website. They write paragraphs explaining how maps are helpful in planning a fictitious...
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Sacred Sites

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read about the one-year anniversary of the bombing of the Mosque of the Golden Dome, or Askariya Shrine, in Iraq. They explore a number of other sites of religious significance to create designs for a geography Web site on holy...
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Light in Festivals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine how five different countries use light in their celebrations and festivals. They locate countries on a map, conduct research and prepare a poster for a specific holiday, complete a worksheet, and create a tin lantern.
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Perception of Place

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are asked to consider how and why people perceive places in different ways. They write paragraphs describing their perceptions of a specified place and compare notes to see the variety of ideas and feelings toward this place.
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Easter - Upper Intermediate

For Students 5th - 7th
In this ELL activity, students read a passage about Easter and fill in 7 blanks with missing sentences. Students read 8 phrases and match them with words or phrases from the text. Students match 6 vocabulary words with 6 pictures. ...
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Exploring Islamic Art and Architecture

For Teachers 4th
Students study the characteristics and features of Islamic art and architecture. In this art and architecture lesson, students work through a series of 5 hands on lessons to develop an appreciation for the Islamic culture.
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Religion in Social Change: What's God Got To Do With It?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students determine how religion influences social change. In this religion and social change lesson, students examine how the religious beliefs of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. were inspirational as they worked to reduce...
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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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Comparison of Adjectives

For Students Pre-K - 6th
In this comparative and superlative adjective online worksheet, students watch two YouTube videos about the different types of adjectives. They fill in the blanks in 20 sentences with the correct comparative adjectives. They complete a...
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Bible: The New Testament Quiz

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about the New Testament of the Bible. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Iceman Cometh

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Be a Food Explorer

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the origins of fruits and vegetables. In this nutrition lesson, students research how fruits and vegetables came to the United States via trade routes.  Resources are provided.
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The Crusades

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Lesson plans about the Crusades can provide a variety of suggestions for motivating and educational activities.
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Case Study: Religious Conflict Over Land

For Students 7th - 8th
In this case study activity, students complete sentences by filling in missing words and phrases without using a word bank.
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The Crusades

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Middle Ages worksheet, students read a 1-page selection about the Crusades and then respond to 6 short answer questions about the selection.
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The Beliefs of Islam

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Muslim beliefs study guide worksheet, students read about the beliefs and basic tenets concerning Islam and then respond to 3 short answer questions.
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Friendship

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students investigate the concept of friendship with the help of two different quotations. The quotations are used to compare and contrast two facets of friendship and what is needed to encourage fruitful relationships. They read "The...
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Children's Crusade

For Students 8th - 12th
In this geography worksheet, learners read an excerpt about the Crusaders compromised of two of children. They use the map given to determine how far apart each army marched before reaching the Mediterranean Sea. In addition, students...
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English History 1066 - 1500 Timeline

For Students 6th - 8th
In this English history timeline worksheet, students explore major historical events that occurred in Great Britain between 1066 and 1500.
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The Origins of Judaism

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students take notes to answer 8 questions about the Judaism time line and respond to 1 short answer question pertaining to Jewish beliefs.
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The Origins of Judaism

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Judaism worksheet, students take notes to answer questions about a timeline, then explain the significance of three terms and names to Judaism and the Hebrew people.
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The First Easter

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Easter fun activity activity, students use the 32 clues to identify the words needed to complete the crossword puzzle.
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Urbanization/Function of Cities

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the purpose of Urbanization. In this lesson on the function of Cities, students use primary source images and photographs to determine the use, function, and application of cities. They will reflect on the process and...
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"The Good Samaritan" Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this The Good Samaritan worksheet, students match beginnings and endings of sentences to complete the story, answer short answer questions and complete a word search.
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Islam: Empire of Faith “The Awakening” Video Worksheet

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Islamic Empire worksheet, students watch a video titled "The Awakening," and then respond to 7 short answer questions about growth of the empire.
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Middle Ages: Lesson 11

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore World History by researching 14th century England. In this Middle Ages lesson, 6th graders review facts about the first crusade that took place and correct grammatical errors in the facts. Students participate as a...
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The Crusades

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Middle Ages activity, students read a 1-page selection about the Crusades, examine the listed Web sites about the topic, and then respond to 13 short answer questions about the information presented.
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Twister Tracking

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use a database to explore, organize, and compare tornadoes in their home state and across the country.
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Map Projections and Careers in Geography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students visit the Globe Projector exhibit in Xpedition Hall and explore the different types of map projections. They consider different careers requiring geographic knowledge and decide what projection would serve them best for each.
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Crusades

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders describe the major causes and effects of the Fourth Crusade.
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WALLS

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners study the political and personal reasons for walls in the world by comparing and contrasting different walls.
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Visit the Dome of the Rock

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students research the aspects of Dome of the Rock. They investigate the Noble Sanctuary, architectural features of the Dome of the Rock and the early Moslem Age.
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Asian Religion and Belief Systems

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify major Asian religions and their characteristics. They recognize factors that contribute to their decline or spread.
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Focused Learning Lesson: World Geography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils compare human activities and the physical characteristics of the land and how they have given some regions labels. They also analyze the cultural changes occuring in these regions.
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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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Bringing the Holocaust Unit to Closure: Implications For the Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the relevance of the Holocaust to the present and future. They watch an excerpt from the movie, 'Schindler's List,' participate in a discussion of the movie excerpt, view and discuss a speech by Elie Wiesel, and write a...
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Geography and History of the Arabian Peninsula and Overview of Islam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students locate the Arabian peninsula on a map and identify surrounding bodies of land and water, fertile regions, trade routes and major cities. They explain the importance of the Arabian peninsula in terms of its location between...
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Fall and Winter Religious Celebrations

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners discover the unique beliefs and celebrations of the five major religions in the world. In groups, they discuss the terms associated with each religion and are read books about their celebrations. They create their own dharma...
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HANUKKAH: A Mini-Unit

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars engage in a variety of activities concerning the holiday of Hanukkah. The use of brainstorming important to generate ideas and tap prior knowledge. They move from brainstorming to a choice of other activities.
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AN INTERNATIONAL MENU

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Studentsl expand vocabulary through word study, literature and class discussion (e.g. word origins, roots and affixes, meaning in context, levels of usage, etc.). They recognize food-related words that have entered the English language...
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A Meeting of World Leaders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study some of the background, motivation, and philosophy that shapes political strategies proposed by world leaders to address the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. They determine that there is a complexity of issues and viewpoints...
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Jewish Daily Word Scramble

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are related to the culture of the Jews and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Holidays, Hanukkah

For Teachers 6th - 7th
For this foreign language worksheet, students fill in eleven blanks with the best choice when given a sentence about Hanukkah. When both words would work, students are directed to select the best one.
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Bank On It / Hanukkah

For Students 6th - 8th
In this holiday worksheet, students look for the answers to the reading passage that is arranged in the context of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.
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Christianity-Easter-Easter Sequencing Activity

For Students 5th - 7th
In this Easter worksheet, students cut out descriptions of Holy Week events and then assemble them in the correct chronological order according to Christian teaching.
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Church Reform and the Crusades

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Church Reform and the Crusades worksheet, students write one or two reasons for ten given events, then identify five terms/names.
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Prehistory Prowl

For Students 7th - 12th
In this North Dakota prehistory activity worksheet, students study the mastodon, bison, native plants, and native people of North Dakota as they respond to 21 drawing, graphic organizer and matching questions.
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History Lesson Plan: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In this Middle Eastern history lesson, students discover the ancient and contemporary history of Palestine in a lecture format. Students research primary and secondary sources regarding...
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Asia and the South Pacific: Political Map

For Students 5th - 12th
In this Asia and the South Pacific map activity, students examine national political boundaries and national capitals in this region of the world.
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Israel History: The Big Picture

For Teachers 7th - 11th
In this Israel history study guide worksheet, learners read a brief overview pertaining to the history of Israel from B.C. times to the present.
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Advanced Sentence Completion 8

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this advanced sentence completion worksheet, students choose the best word(s) to complete each sentence. Students must complete more than one blank per sentence in some instances.
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Advanced Sentence Completion Exercise 10

For Students 5th - 8th
For this online interactive grammar skills worksheet, students examine 10 sentences that are missing words and select the appropriate words to complete each of the sentences and match them to the sentences. Student answers are...
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ESL Holiday Lessons: Hanukkah

For Students 6th - 10th
In this language skills activity, students read an article about Hanukkah. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer...
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Zoom-In: Erosion

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study erosion. In this environment instructional activity, 2nd graders discuss weather and seasonal changes including erosion making inferences about what they observe on the PowerPoint slides.
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Rock Vocabulary

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine primary source photographs to identify the matching vocabulary words.  In this rock vocabulary lesson, 5th graders work in groups with an envelope of photographs and a word bank  Students label each envelope for...
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9th grade World History

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students identify famous structures. In this primary source analysis worksheet, students investigate selected photographs from the Library of Congress archives and identify the structures pictured as well as the civilizations that built...
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Famous Structures of World History

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Learners analyze primary sources. In this architecture lesson, students review ancient civilizations as they examine photographs of famous world structures.
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South Caroline Voices: Lessons from the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners consider voices of the Holocaust. In this human rights lesson, students discover several brave individuals who are now honored for their humanitarian efforts during the Holocaust. Learners read and engage in class discussions...
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English Exercises: It's A Small World

For Students 6th
In this countries of the world worksheet, 6th graders watch a musical video, interactively select the correct words (11) for the lyrics of the song, complete 9 sentences about foreign countries, match 10 flags with their countries,...
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ESL- Capital Letters/Nouns

For Students 4th - 5th
In this ESL nouns/capital letters worksheet, students  choose the correct spelling of given nouns, selecting the one capitalized correctly, then correct capitalization errors in a set of sentences.
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English Exercises : Review of Common Types of Questions

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this online interactive English worksheet, learners read a short passage and then respond to 10 multiple choice questions about the selection. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Ancient Hebrews

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Kings, Prophets, and Priests worksheet, students fill in the blanks and answer short answer questions about ancient Kings, Prophets, and Priests. Students complete 22 questions.
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Middle East Maps

For Students 6th - 9th
In this geography skills worksheet, students follow the provided instructions to label and code maps of the Middle East according to country, city, and water feature.
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The Middle Ages

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Middle Ages test worksheet, learners respond to 12 matching, 23 multiple choice and 2 extra credit questions about the Crusdes and European feudalism.
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The Hanukkah Party

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners participate in a discussion about the book The Hanukkah Party. In this language arts lesson, students review vocabulary words and are instructed to pay attention to story problem and solution. After reading, learners complete...
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World Religions

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore world history by listening to lectures for one week. In this global regions lesson, students identify the five main religions and listen as their teacher breaks down their individual characteristics. Students research...
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David & Bathsheba

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read Scriptures from the Bible about David and Bathsheba. In this Bible lesson plan, students have discussions about what they read.
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Breaking News English: Putin's Historic Visit to Israel

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English instructional activity, students read "Putin's Historic Visit to Israel," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Breaking News English: Ariel Sharon in Critical Condition

For Students 6th - 8th
In this ESL reading comprehension worksheet, students read or listen to a journalistic passage, complete warm-up activities and a wide variety of before, during, after, homework and discussion activities.
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Promises: Understanding the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students look at the conflict through the eyes of seven children from Israeli and Palestinian backgrounds, living in this harsh war torn land. Students explore how differences of opinion, ideas, and biases affect others and themselves.
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Birkat Hamazon - 6

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars explain why Psalm 137 is the daily introduction to Birkat Hamazon and why Psalm 126 is said on Shabbat. They also explain how saying these Psalms is a form of mourning for the Temple.
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Birkat Hamazon -1

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils explain the concept of Birkat Hamazon and the ideas contained therein. They describe the themes that they feel belong to Birkat Hamazon.
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The Ottoman Empire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare the basic religious beliefs/and value systems of the three major religions that developed in the Middle East. Each group focuses on one of the religions, then reports to the rest of the class.
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Be A Food Explorer

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read about and discuss the origin of many different fruits and vegetables. Students complete surveys, sample a variety of new foods and write about their reactions. They commit to trying at least three new foods.
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An International Menu

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students research etymologies using dictionaries. They explore the diverse origins of the common foods they eat after making a list of their favorite foods.
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Oral History: Interviewing Elders

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine oral history traditions. They interview family members about their childhoods and compare them to their own. Students use the collected information to make posters, letters, essays, or poems about their research.
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Chanukah Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners complete a Chanukah-themed scavenger hunt using Internet resources. They access a variety of Websites and save graphics and text on a disc. Students also create a picture using a program on a Chanukah-themed Website.
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Mapping What Matters

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss a shopping center map. They identify various symbols and estimate the distances between places. Students identify a group of places on a map of the United States that are important to them and locate them on a map.
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Which Comes First?

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Hanukkah activity worksheet, students read the words that relate to Hanukkah. Students write the words that comes first on the line for the 15 words.
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Happy Hanukkah!

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this Hanukkah crossword worksheet, students read the 18 clues that relate to Hanukkah. Students use the word bank to complete the crossword puzzle.
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Happy Hanukkah!

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Hanukkah crossword worksheet, students read the 18 clues that relate to Hanukkah. Students then use the clues to complete the crossword puzzle.
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The Rise of Islam

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Islamic medicine worksheet, students read about the rise of Islam and the history of medicine within the culture. Students read 5 passages.
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Slopes, Distances, and Map Keys

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students explore Rise and Run. In this math lesson, students use Rise and Run to find given slopes, they will use the slopes to calculate distances from point to point on graph paper.

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