Lesson Plans

Content Area: Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Years by Omar Offendum Tim Flanagan Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender Syria Middle School (6-8)
WORDS OF WAR AND PEACE: LITERARY GRENADES AND OLIVE BRANCHES IN THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST Marie Otsby Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender General Middle East College/Adult
Understanding Millennials of the Middle East Through Literature, Culture, and Mass Media - syllabus Noha Ghali Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender General Middle East College/Adult
Content Area: Current Events/Politics
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Writing on the Wall: A Lesson on Palestine and Israel David Huebner Current Events/Politics Israel/Palestine High School (9-12)
War in Yemen Conflict Simulation David Olson Current Events/Politics Arabian Peninsula High School (9-12)
Understanding Israel Through the Lens of Local Media Tamara Gottlieb Current Events/Politics General Middle East College/Adult
Understanding Contemporary Islam and Muslims David Olson Current Events/Politics General Middle East High School (9-12)
UAE and US Diplomacy Melissa Taylor Current Events/Politics Arabian Peninsula High School (9-12)
Travel Poster: Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Kris Otto Current Events/Politics Central Asia High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, History
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
World War I in the Middle East and Western Diplomacy - Document-Based Mini-Lesson Lisa Adeli Geography, History General Middle East, Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
United We Stand…Case Study Cyprus Lori Hare Geography, History Cyprus Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
The Ottoman Empire: Welcome to the Cultural Flowering Conference Heidi Schramm Geography, History Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Teach Ottoman Empire Abbey R. McNair Geography, History Ottoman Empire/Turkey, Balkans High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, History, Research/Writing
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
World War I in the Middle East - Museum Research Project Lisa Adeli Geography, History, Research/Writing General Middle East, Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Literature
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
World War I in the Middle East - Diaries, Documents, and Diatribes Lisa Adeli History, Literature General Middle East, Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Research/Writing
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
World War I in the Middle East - DBQ and Mini-Qs Lisa Adeli History, Research/Writing General Middle East, Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12), College/Adult
Tuning in to Turning Points Lisa Adeli History, Research/Writing General Middle East High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Windows and Mirrors: A Refugee's Story Jennifer Metzler Literature General Middle East Elementary (K-5)
Where I'm From, Many Perspectives or Just One? Identifying Perspectives from a Turkish-Cypriot, A Greek Cypriot, 2Pac, George Lyons and You - The Student Jacqi Nicholson Literature Cyprus High School (9-12)
Teaching the Book Tasting the Sky Patricia Hutchinson Literature Israel/Palestine High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Windows and Mirrors, A Refugee's Story Jennifer Metzler Geography, Current Events/Politics Syria Elementary (K-5)
Turkey Trip Chris Walden - Jones Geography, Current Events/Politics Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: History
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Whose Land Is It Anyway Linda Burrows History Balkans High School (9-12)
Westernization:Reforms in the Ottoman Empire in the 1800s Kelsey Hudson History Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Weaving Balkan Exemplars into the Tapestry of World History Rachael Henry History Balkans High School (9-12)
Visit to the Hagia Sophia Jim Hauf History Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Tuning in to Turning Points Lisa Adeli History General Middle East High School (9-12)
Teenage Assassins and the Outbreak of World War I Lisa Adeli History High School (9-12)
Teenage Assassins and the Outbreak of World War I Lisa Adeli History Balkans High School (9-12)
Teenage Assassins and the Outbreak of World War I Lisa Adeli History Balkans High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Where in the World Is the Middle East? An Action Research Approach Adrianne B. Everton Geography General Middle East Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Where in the World is Jordan? Joan Boyle Geography General Middle East Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8)
Turkish Delights: Hodja Tales Cheryl Wiens Geography Ottoman Empire/Turkey Elementary (K-5)
Turkey: Bridge between East and West Carole Barnes and Barbara Martin Geography Ottoman Empire/Turkey Middle School (6-8)
Take a Virtual Field Trip to Oman! Michelle Oleary Geography General Middle East High School (9-12)
Content Area: Research/Writing, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
What Is Going on Here? An Inquiry Lesson in Current Events in the Muslim World Caryn W. Stedman Research/Writing, Current Events/Politics General Middle East High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Water in the Desert Jennifer Valentine Geography, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math Morocco Elementary (K-5)
Content Area: History, Art and Music
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
War and Remembrance Lisa Adeli History, Art and Music General Middle East High School (9-12), College/Adult
Use of Symbols in Egyptian Religion: Ancient, Coptic Christianity, and Islam Sharlyn Scott History, Art and Music Egypt High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, Culture and Gender
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Virtual Field Trip to Turkey Kate Mahady Geography, Culture and Gender Ottoman Empire/Turkey Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Unveiling the Roles of Women in the United Arab Emirates Dawn Schmidt Geography, Culture and Gender Arabian Peninsula High School (9-12)
Content Area: Culture and Gender
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Virtual Field Trip to Oman Michelle O'Leary Culture and Gender Oman/Indian Ocean Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Uyghur Internment and Poetry Kristopher Otto Literature, Current Events/Politics Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions) High School (9-12)
Turkey Joining the European Union Sigma Colon Literature, Current Events/Politics Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Utilizing Constitutional Documents as Mirrors and Windows of Moroccan and American National Identities John Baldridge History, Current Events/Politics Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions) Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Thin Ice Encompassed by Increasing Fire: Conflict and Struggle for Human Rights in the Middle East Catrina Pelton History, Current Events/Politics General Middle East High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, History, Literature
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Uprooted: How Exile, Community, and Trauma Shape Cultural Identity (Palestinian and Native American perspectives) Amy Perkins Geography, History, Literature Israel/Palestine High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
This I Believe -The Politics of Identity and the Headscarf in Modern Turkey Wendy Youngblood Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender Religions, Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: History, Literature, Foreign Language
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The Camp Experience in Literature Curriculum Unit Heather Christiansen History, Literature, Foreign Language Central Asia High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, Literature
Titlesort ascending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Teaching the Book Tasting the Sky Patricia Hutchinson Geography, Literature Israel/Palestine Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

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