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Lesson Plans

Content Area: History, Literature, Current Events/Politics
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Palestinian-Israeli Issue/High School English Lisa Adeli History, Literature, Current Events/Politics Israel/Palestine High School (9-12), College/Adult
Content Area: History, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Palestinian-Israeli Issue/High School Social Studies Lisa Adeli History, Current Events/Politics Israel/Palestine 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: Literature, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Peace and Perspective through Poetry Tina Anima Literature, Current Events/Politics Israel/Palestine High School (9-12)
Turkey Joining the European Union Sigma Colon Literature, Current Events/Politics Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Persian New Year - elementary lesson Lisa Adeli Geography, Culture and Gender Iran, Central Asia Elementary (K-5)
Content Area: Geography, Research/Writing, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Persian New Year - secondary lesson Lisa Adeli Geography, Research/Writing, Culture and Gender Iran, Afghanistan, Central Asia Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Persian New Year Math - Grade 2 Lisa Adeli Geography, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Culture and Gender Iran Elementary (K-5)
Persian New Year Math - Grade 3 Lisa Adeli Geography, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Culture and Gender Iran Elementary (K-5)
Persian New Year Math - Grade 4 Lisa Adeli Geography, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Culture and Gender Iran Elementary (K-5)
Content Area: Geography, Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Political Geography of the Middle East - syllabus Jessie Clark Geography, Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender General Middle East
Content Area: Current Events/Politics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Postwar Reconstruction: What Happens AFTER the Conflict Ends? Lisa Adeli Current Events/Politics Iraq, Afghanistan High School (9-12), College/Adult
Syrian Civil War and Human Rights Violations Betsy Dardeshi Current Events/Politics Syria College/Adult
Travel Poster: Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Kris Otto Current Events/Politics Central Asia High School (9-12)
UAE and US Diplomacy Melissa Taylor Current Events/Politics Arabian Peninsula High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature, Research/Writing
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Practical Teaching Resources Using Landays: Women's Resistance Poetry of Afghanistan Miguel Fernandez Literature, Research/Writing Afghanistan College/Adult
Reading “Texts” for Cross-Cultural Connectedness: A Lesson in Brainstorming Melinda Zepeda Literature, Research/Writing General Middle East College/Adult
Students Writing Poetry Inspired by Naomi Shihab Nye Betsey Coleman Literature, Research/Writing General Middle East Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Quran Powerpoint Max McCulley Culture and Gender Religions Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College/Adult
Ramadan: A Muslim Holiday Lisa Adeli Culture and Gender Religions, General Middle East Elementary (K-5)
Sharing Jerusalem's Landmarks David Cedor Culture and Gender Israel/Palestine Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Ratios and Proportions in Turkey Marsha Mallinger-Ruben Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math Ottoman Empire/Turkey Middle School (6-8)
Sacred Water Azra Mahmoud Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math Morocco College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, Literature
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Read Aloud Literature: Teaching about the Middle East Vicki Waxman Geography, Literature General Middle East Elementary (K-5)
Teaching the Book Tasting the Sky Patricia Hutchinson Geography, Literature Israel/Palestine Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Reality Check: You Won't See These Muslims on TV Benjamin Breault Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender General Middle East High School (9-12)
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: Geography, History
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Recreating Medieval Baghdad Using Primary Sources and Open Source 3D Printing Software Joshua Dempsy Geography, History Iraq Middle School (6-8), 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
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Region by Any Other Name Janet Hall Geography General Middle East High School (9-12), College/Adult
Road Maps: Around the World Adventure - an online geography game/unit UA Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Center for Latin American Studies Geography Comparative or Connective (Middle East to Other Regions) Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Take a Virtual Field Trip to Oman! Michelle Oleary Geography General Middle East High School (9-12)
Turkey: Bridge between East and West Carole Barnes and Barbara Martin Geography Ottoman Empire/Turkey Middle School (6-8)
Turkish Delights: Hodja Tales Cheryl Wiens Geography Ottoman Empire/Turkey Elementary (K-5)
Content Area: Art and Music
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Rug Activity for Children Courtesy of CMES and Tucson Collects: Tribal and Village Rugs from Arizona Collections Story by Ovadan Amanova-Olsen Art and Music General Middle East Elementary (K-5)
Content Area: Geography, Research/Writing
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Shark Tank - Middle East Competition Lisa Adeli Geography, Research/Writing General Middle East High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Sports, Politics, and Social Change in the Modern Middle East Lisa Adeli History, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender General Middle East High School (9-12)
Content Area: History
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Stories of the Hajj: Yesterday's, Today's, and Tomorrow's Ralph Covino History General Middle East, Arabian Peninsula
Surviving the Bosnian War Lisa Adeli History Balkans Middle School (6-8)
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)
Tuning in to Turning Points Lisa Adeli History General Middle East High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature, Research/Writing, Art and Music
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Studying Universal Themes through the Moroccan Cultural Lens Omar Hakim Literature, Research/Writing, Art and Music Morocco High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, Culture and Gender, Foreign Language
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Swahili Language Exposure Modules various authors Geography, Culture and Gender, Foreign Language General Middle East Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: Geography, Current Events/Politics
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Syria: I Will Not Write Poetry for Anyone Else Valerie Person Geography, Current Events/Politics Syria High School (9-12)
Turkey Trip Chris Walden - Jones Geography, Current Events/Politics Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Teaching the Book Tasting the Sky Patricia Hutchinson Literature Israel/Palestine High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Literature, Foreign Language
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
The Camp Experience in Literature Curriculum Unit Heather Christiansen History, Literature, Foreign Language Central Asia High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Research/Writing
Titlesort descending Author Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Tuning in to Turning Points Lisa Adeli History, Research/Writing General Middle East High School (9-12)

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