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Lesson Plans

Content Area: History
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Digital Detectives: Recreating Medieval Baghdad Using Primary Sources and Open Source 3D Printing Software Joshua Dempsey History General Middle East, Iraq Middle School (6-8)
Egypt Research Essay: Egyptian History Meets the Modern World Daniella Garran History Egypt Middle School (6-8)
Islamic Women Chris O'Brien History General Middle East High School (9-12), College/Adult
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Lesson in Perspective MaryLynne Fillmon History Israel/Palestine High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Digital Humanities Poetry/Photo Assignment Stephanie Curran Literature, Culture and Gender General Middle East College/Adult
International Holiday Unit Amanda Tanbal Literature, Culture and Gender Religions, General Middle East Elementary (K-5)
Content Area: Geography, History, Research/Writing, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Disease and Public Health in the Ottoman Empire - DBQ Lisa Adeli Geography, History, Research/Writing, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: Foreign Language
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Diversity of Food in Spanish Jessamyn Snider Foreign Language General Middle East College/Adult
Introduction to Moroccan Storytelling and Culture (for French classes) Jessica Setzer Foreign Language Morocco High School (9-12), College/Adult
Learning Arabic with Media Manal Tafish Foreign Language General Middle East Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Diversity of Food in Spanish - Intro to Spanish Jessamyn Snider Culture and Gender Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions) High School (9-12), College/Adult
How Women from the Middle East and Latin America Are Portrayed by the Mass Media Culture and Gender General Middle East College/Adult
Introduction to Islam Roxanne Taylor and Jayme Taylor Culture and Gender Religions Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Iran, Iraq - What's the Difference? Lisa Adeli Culture and Gender General Middle East, Iran, Iraq Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College/Adult
Islam Dara Weller Culture and Gender Religions High School (9-12)
Islam Fact and Fiction: Overcoming Stereotypes Saviz Safizadeh Culture and Gender Religions High School (9-12)
Language-Cultural Change in Kazakhstan Rebecca Orozco Culture and Gender Central Asia College/Adult
Lesson on Islam Pren Woods Culture and Gender Religions Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Geography, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Dubai Mall, Sharia Law, and Social Norms Thomas Kenning Geography, Culture and Gender Arabian Peninsula High School (9-12)
Content Area: Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Elements of General Chemistry (with Middle East historical/cultural content) Amir Meraban Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math General Middle East College/Adult
Housing at Home and in Morocco Rose Potter Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math Morocco Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Examining Modern Morocco Through Murals and Migration Tara Ann Carter Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender Morocco High School (9-12)
Content Area: Current Events/Politics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Examining the Influence of the U.S. Constitution on the Iraqi Constitution Ratified in 2005 Barbara Hall Current Events/Politics Iraq Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Examples from Bosnia for English Classes Athena Kalia Literature Balkans High School (9-12)
Exploring Stereotypes through Literature and Poetry Tim Flanagan Literature General Middle East Middle School (6-8)
Kite Project (Creative Response to Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner Farhana Hoque Literature Afghanistan High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, History
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Explorations in Central Asia Lisa Adeli Geography, History Central Asia High School (9-12)
Geography of Great Empires: Holy Roman and Ottoman Barbara Williams Geography, History Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions), Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Globalization - Case Study Oman Nicole Means Geography, History Oman/Indian Ocean High School (9-12)
Importance of Cyprus During the Crusades Jeremy Church Geography, History Cyprus High School (9-12)
Indian Ocean Trade Webquest Nikole Brasch Geography, History Oman/Indian Ocean High School (9-12)
Jews on the Move: Migration of Moroccan Jews Teresa Seabolt Geography, History Morocco High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Florentine and Ottoman Women of the 14th – 16th Centuries: A Comparative Curriculum Unit Louise Forsyth History, Culture and Gender Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions), Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12), College/Adult
Independence and National Identity in Post-Soviet Central Asia Monica Ketchum History, Culture and Gender Central Asia College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Good Morning! A Jordanian Breakfast Webquest: Exploring Culture Through Breakfast Foods Sandra Makielski Geography, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Culture and Gender Jordan Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Art and Music
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Great Silk Road: A Group Exploration Through Research and Craft Virginia Pfau Thompson Art and Music Central Asia College/Adult
Islamic Influences in the Renaissance Rudy Navarro Art and Music Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions) College/Adult
Kazakh Music Cara Schreffler Art and Music Central Asia High School (9-12)
Content Area: Research/Writing, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Hanging Odes and Arabic Calligraphy: Investigating the Personal Trevor Wallace Research/Writing, Culture and Gender General Middle East Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: History, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Art and Music
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
House of Wisdom and Folio Creation Daniela Jimenez Gabb History, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Art and Music General Middle East Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Geography, History, Literature
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
How History Shaped Literature and Literature Changed History: Serbs and the 1389 Battle of Kosovo Lisa Adeli Geography, History, Literature Balkans High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, Literature
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
In Search of Aphrodite’s Rock Heather Kiser Geography, Literature Cyprus High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, History, Economics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Indian Ocean Trade Simulation Rob Hallock, Chris O’Brien Geography, History, Economics Oman/Indian Ocean High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, Culture and Gender, Art and Music
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Indigo in the Modern Arab World Victoria Vicente Geography, Culture and Gender, Art and Music Oman/Indian Ocean Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Research/Writing, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Iranian Women DBQ Lisa Adeli History, Research/Writing, Culture and Gender Iran High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Art and Music
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Iznik Tile Design Michelle Molnar History, Art and Music Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: Current Events/Politics, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Economics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Jordan - Sustainable Development Goals Dina DiSantis Current Events/Politics, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Economics Jordan High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature, Culture and Gender, Art and Music
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Kanga As Communication Katharine Mitchell Literature, Culture and Gender, Art and Music Oman/Indian Ocean Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Kite Runner, Culture, and U.N. Goals Emily Robinson Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender Afghanistan High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, History, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Kurds: A People without a Country Lisa Adeli Geography, History, Current Events/Politics General Middle East High School (9-12), College/Adult

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