This dynamic presentation on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. They will understand the reasons behind this ongoing conflict.
This conflict is one of the most controversial and complicated of the 20th and 21st centuries. Two peoples claiming one land against the backdrop of international affairs, this struggle has no clear end in sight.
This lesson covers the following topics:
♦ Brief History of the Region
♦ Origins of the Conflict
♦ Sykes-Picot Agreement
♦ The British Mandate
♦ The Zionist Movement
♦ UN Partition Plan
♦ Wars fought by Israel and its neighbors
♦ Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)
♦ West Bank Settlements
♦ Occupation and Israeli Checkpoints
Two versions of this lesson!
The first is a PowerPoint for those teachers who know the topic and want to guide their students through the material. This class takes approximately two 60-minute periods. There are eight links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~30 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary. There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included with this presentation.
The second version consists of the information and images on worksheets that the students can read through at their own pace. This is best done if laptops or tablets are available for the class or for online learning. This version comes with more indepth questions that the students can work through at their own pace.
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