This 11 page reading guide is a great way for students to understand how the breakup of the Ottoman Empire contributed to the Palestinians and Israeli conflict of today. It is interactive and as students read, they will complete a handout, critically reflect on questions, define vocabulary words, and study historical maps.
Some topics and vocabulary words include: Osman I, Ottoman Empire and its alliance with the Central Powers during WWI, the Ottoman break up and the division of land, Zionism, Anti-Semitism, Holocaust, Promised Land, Palestine, birth of Israel, Arab-Israeli War, Six Day War, peace treaty of President Jimmy Carter and Anwar Sadat, current day conflict between Palestinians and Israeli.
This interactive reading guide is meant as an overview. Each page contains colorful visuals, and it is written in an easy to understand way! A student handout and key are also included, one in Publisher for editing purposes, and one in PDF.