Everything you need to teach the Middle East / by Sharon Coletti ; [edited by Nancy Coakley].
- InspirEd world studies unit
- Topics include the region, physical geography, the Rubʻ al-Khali desert, scarcity of water, desert farming, the Persian Gulf region, climate and weather (geography); creation stories, the Tigris-Euphrates river valley, the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, the Ottoman Empire, the Holocaust, immigration to Palestine, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Persian Gulf war, Western involvement in the Middle East (history); Islamic law and codes of behavior (the Sharia), the five pillars of Islam, the Hajj, the role of Muslim women and of women in Israel, the Israeli military, Palestinians and settlers in the West Bank, kibbutz life, Jewish religious practices, Arabic and Hebrew languages (culture); resources and products, diversification, oil, desalination of water, the Saudi economy (economics); Includes mini-units on the Dead Sea and on types of government, a peace process simulation activity, and a current events game.
- Middle East—Study and teaching (Middle school)
- Middle East—Geography—Study and teaching (Middle school)
- Middle East—History—Study and teaching (Middle school)
- Middle East—Politics and government—Study and teaching (Middle school)
- Middle East—Economic conditions—Study and teaching (Middle school)
- Middle East—Civilization—Study and teaching (Middle school)
- Middle East—Social life and customs—Study and teaching (Middle school)
- Dead Sea (Israel and Jordan)—Study and teaching (Middle school)
- Source of Acquisition:
- UP-PAT copy: Purchased with funds from the Patrick E. and Candace Malloy Education Library Fund; 20045.
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