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Lesson Plans

Content Area: Culture and Gender
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
How Women from the Middle East and Latin America Are Portrayed by the Mass Media Culture and Gender General Middle East College/Adult
Morocco Lesson Plan Clover Bolton Culture and Gender Morocco Elementary (K-5)
Islam Dara Weller Culture and Gender Religions High School (9-12)
Sharing Jerusalem's Landmarks David Cedor Culture and Gender Israel/Palestine Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Content Area: History
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Crusade Perspectives Maria Clymer History General Middle East Middle School (6-8)
Cross-Cultural Exchange on the Trans-Saharan Trade Routes: A Cooperative Group-Work Mini-Unit Anna Martin History Morocco Middle School (6-8)
Arab-Israeli Conflict - syllabus Beverly Tsacoyianis History Israel/Palestine College/Adult
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)
Islamic Women Chris O'Brien History General Middle East High School (9-12), College/Adult
Egypt Research Essay: Egyptian History Meets the Modern World Daniella Garran History Egypt Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Geography, History
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Palestine/Israel - 1948: One Event, Two Perspectives Samia Shoman Geography, History Israel/Palestine High School (9-12), College/Adult
Teach Ottoman Empire Abbey R. McNair Geography, History Ottoman Empire/Turkey, Balkans High School (9-12), College/Adult
Balkans (Focus: Former Yugoslavia) Anastasia Hercules Geography, History Balkans 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)
Ottoman Geography Lessons Brenda Bonine Geography, History Ottoman Empire/Turkey, Balkans High School (9-12)
Content Area: Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Middle East Literature course - syllabus Aaron Laduke Literature, Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender General Middle East College/Adult
Content Area: Geography
Title Authorsort descending 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)
Black Gold Ashlee Beckett Geography General Middle East Middle School (6-8)
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)
Measuring the Travels of Two Adventurers: Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta Cheryl Wiens Geography General Middle East Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Literature, Culture and Gender
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
International Holiday Unit Amanda Tanbal Literature, Culture and Gender Religions, General Middle East Elementary (K-5)
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: Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math
Title Authorsort descending 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
Sacred Water Azra Mahmoud Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math Morocco College/Adult
Content Area: Geography, History, Culture and Gender
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Ottonan Empire Unit Lesson Plan Anastasia Hercules Geography, History, Culture and Gender Ottoman Empire/Turkey, Balkans High School (9-12)
Mapping the Spread of Ideas and Culture of Morocco Deanna Jones Geography, History, Culture and Gender Morocco Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Literature
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Examples from Bosnia for English Classes Athena Kalia Literature Balkans High School (9-12)
Morocco and Muslim-Jewish Relations Ben Coppolo Literature Morocco High School (9-12)
Ottoman Lyric Poetry Danita Dodson Literature Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: Current Events/Politics
Title Authorsort descending 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)
Syrian Civil War and Human Rights Violations Betsy Dardeshi Current Events/Politics Syria College/Adult
Middle East Debates Chris Sperry Current Events/Politics General Middle East College/Adult
Writing on the Wall: A Lesson on Palestine and Israel David Huebner Current Events/Politics Israel/Palestine High School (9-12)
Understanding Contemporary Islam and Muslims David Olson Current Events/Politics General Middle East 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, Research/Writing
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
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: Current Events/Politics, Culture and Gender
Title Authorsort descending 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)
Content Area: Literature, Research/Writing
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
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: Art and Music
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Kazakh Music Cara Schreffler Art and Music Central Asia High School (9-12)
Middle Eastern Ceramics: Historical and Contemporary Connections (Ceramics II) Christy Wittmer Art and Music General Middle East College/Adult
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: Research/Writing, Current Events/Politics
Title Authorsort descending 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: History, Current Events/Politics
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
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, Current Events/Politics
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Turkey Trip Chris Walden - Jones Geography, Current Events/Politics Ottoman Empire/Turkey High School (9-12)
Content Area: History, Science (including Environment and Disease) and Math, Art and Music
Title Authorsort descending 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: History, Culture and Gender, Art and Music
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Mesopotamian Museum Project Daniella Garran History, Culture and Gender, Art and Music Iraq Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Geography, Research/Writing
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Migrating Morocco David Burton Geography, Research/Writing Morocco Middle School (6-8)
Content Area: Geography, Literature
Title Authorsort descending 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)
Content Area: Geography, Culture and Gender
Title Authorsort descending Content Area Subject / Country Grade Level Lesson Plan
Unveiling the Roles of Women in the United Arab Emirates Dawn Schmidt Geography, Culture and Gender Arabian Peninsula High School (9-12)

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