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Lesson Plans

Content Area: Geography, History
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
100 Years in Mesopotamia: A Century of Conflict in Iraq, 1914-2014 Jeremy Reinholt Geography, History Iraq High School (9-12), College/Adult
All Roads Lead to Istanbul: 1550 World's Fair Simulation Linda Waagen Geography, History Ottoman Empire/Turkey Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Balkans (Focus: Former Yugoslavia) Anastasia Hercules Geography, History Balkans High School (9-12)
Cyprus and "The Other" Kristina Burbank and Lynn Galvin Geography, History Cyprus High School (9-12)
Content Area: History
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
100 Years Later - The Armenian Genocide and Denial Kelsey Hudson History Armenia High School (9-12)
18th & 19th Century Homes in Sarajevo, Bosnia - SAQ Robin Pakka History Balkans High School (9-12)
Arab-Israeli Conflict - syllabus Beverly Tsacoyianis History Israel/Palestine College/Adult
Bringing Bosnia Back Suzanne Vogt History Balkans High School (9-12)
Compare and Contrast the Empires: Rome, China, and the Ottoman Empire Brian Croone History Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions) High School (9-12)
Contributions of Islamic Civilization Saviz Safizadeh History General Middle East Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Cross-Cultural Exchange on the Trans-Saharan Trade Routes: A Cooperative Group-Work Mini-Unit Anna Martin History Morocco Middle School (6-8)
Crusade Perspectives Maria Clymer History General Middle East Middle School (6-8)
Crusades: Crisis in the Holy Land Melissa Taylor History Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions), Israel/Palestine High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
A Feline Adventure, an Exercise in Loss, Hope and Reunion Jennifer Metzler Literature Syria Elementary (K-5)
Afghanistan through Youth Literature Lisa Adeli Literature Afghanistan Middle School (6-8)
Algerian Folk Tales and Grimm's Fairy Tale Inea Bushnaq Literature Tunisia/Libya/Algeria Elementary (K-5)
Blind Man and the Elephant Laura Provencher Literature General Middle East Elementary (K-5)
Content Area: Geography
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Africa: Major Geographic Features - Powerpoint Linda Smith Geography Morocco College/Adult
Black Gold Ashlee Beckett Geography General Middle East Middle School (6-8)
Ceuta & Melilla: An African Gateway to Europe - AP Human Geography Sara Damon Geography Morocco High School (9-12)
Content Area: Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Agriculture and Food of Cyprus Denise Reilly Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math Cyprus Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8)
Al Tawhid and Muslim Environmentalism Renee Johnson Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math General Middle East High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
American Women Writers of Muslim Heritage: An educational resource presenting texts and voices influenced by the Muslim World Betsey Coleman Literature, Culture and Gender General Middle East High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
AP Human Geography: Case Studies - Morocco Lindy Grosvenor Geography, Current Events/Politics Morocco High School (9-12)
Content Area: Culture and Gender, Art and Music
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Arabic Calligraphy Rudy Navarro Culture and Gender, Art and Music Morocco College/Adult
Architecture of Islamic Spain - Spanish 102 Unit Jessamyn Snider Culture and Gender, Art and Music Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions) High School (9-12), College/Adult
Arts and Culture of the Berber Tribes of Morocco and the Sahara Lorna Holmes Culture and Gender, Art and Music Morocco High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: Culture and Gender, Foreign Language
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Arabic Language Exposure Lessons various authors Culture and Gender, Foreign Language General Middle East Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Armenia in a Time of Change Lisa Adeli History, Current Events/Politics Armenia High School (9-12)
Comparing rights found in the United States Constitution and Moroccan Constitution Don Jenkins History, Current Events/Politics Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions) Middle School (6-8)
Conflict Resolution Mini Unit - Case Study-Cyprus Jennifer Turner History, Current Events/Politics Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions), Cyprus High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Building Traditional Connections: Uzbekistan and New Mexico Through Cooking Renee Moody Culture and Gender Central Asia High School (9-12)
Cemetery Celebrations Jennifer Metzler Culture and Gender Oman/Indian Ocean Elementary (K-5)
Cultural Comparisons: Central Asia and Hispanic Countries Edgar Mauricio Vargas Blanco Culture and Gender Central Asia College/Adult
Cultural Diffusion: The Impact of the Middle East on the Balkans Powerpoint Lisa Adeli Culture and Gender Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions), Balkans High School (9-12), College/Adult
Day in the Life of an Iranian Child Shauna Little Culture and Gender Iran Elementary (K-5)
Content Area: History, Literature, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Camp Experience in Literature Heather Christiansen History, Literature, Current Events/Politics Holocaust, Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions) High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Children's Life in Armenia Lisa Adeli Geography, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender Armenia Elementary (K-5)
Content Area: Art and Music
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Clarinet and Music Education as Vehicles for Social Change in the Middle East Jeremy Ruth Art and Music Syria College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, History, Culture and Gender, Economics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Coffee In the Arab World Deb Holland Geography, History, Culture and Gender, Economics General Middle East, Ottoman Empire/Turkey Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: Current Events/Politics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Constitutional Documents as Mirrors-Windows of Moroccan and American Identities John Baldridge Current Events/Politics Morocco High School (9-12)
Create a Government for Iraq: American Government Problem-Based Learning David Rubin Current Events/Politics Iraq High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, History, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Contagion, Quarantines, and Cures in History: Case Study - the Ottoman Empire - a Read-Aloud Play Lisa Adeli Geography, History, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Course Plan for English with Emphasis on the Middle East Homeira Foth Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender General Middle East College/Adult
Demystifying the Middle East - course modules Kinneret Alexander Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender General Middle East College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Cross-Cultural Contact: Influences on Architecture in Morocco Sarah LaBrec Geography, Culture and Gender Morocco Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: Economics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Culture versus Capitalism in Rural Morocco Elorie Bechtel Economics Morocco High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, History, Research/Writing
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Cyprus: An Interdisciplinary Lesson Plan Julie Nedved and Jenn Muniz Geography, History, Research/Writing Cyprus Middle School (6-8)
Diasporas: The Great Geographic Dislocations of History Barbara Williams Geography, History, Research/Writing General Middle East, Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions), Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, Literature
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Dates: Delicatessen, Daily Foodstuff or Something More Essential? David Cedor Geography, Literature Oman/Indian Ocean Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8)

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