This file is a resource pack that explains the historical reasons for the establishment of the modern State of Israel in 1948 (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard – SS7H2ab). This lesson includes a presentation with important information about the Jewish religious connection to the land, the Holocaust, anti-Semitism, and Zionism in Europe. There are CLOZE Notes for note-taking during the presentation, creative assignments and printables, a comprehension check/quiz, and an engaging ticket out the door included in this 52-page file.
~Standards Poster – slide 2
~Creation of Israel CLOZE Notes (for note-taking during the presentation) and KEY -- slides 3-9
~Creation of Israel Notes (facts, images, etc.) – slides 10-39
~Citation for Injustice activity -- slide 40-41
~Israel’s Birth Announcement creative writing activity -- slides 42-43
~Two Viewpoints printable -- slides 44-45
~History Storyboard activity -- slides 46-47
~Comprehension Check and KEY (12 questions, could be used as a quiz) -- slides 48-50
~Back in Time Ticket Out the Door -- slides 51-52
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 7th grade Social Studies.
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Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
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