Chatshow Challenge: The Middle East Conflict[interactive]
An end-of-unit activity which tests sourcework skills as well as factual knowledge. Students take on the role of either a Palestinian or an Israeli and go "Head to Head" with an opponent to answer key questions from their own biased perspective. The computer produces two scores for each student for teachers to record in the markbook: factual knowledge and sourcework skills.
The Human Impact
Lesson designed to last 30 minutes plus a
homework. Students consider how the conflict is affecting innocent civilians
in the Middle East today and produce a campaign poster highlighting the key
Students look forward with this lesson to
consider what the situation may be like in 25 years time and whether it
appeals to them.
Some particularly challenging questions are
thrown out in this lesson - from my experience it is a great way of rounding
off the unit by bringing students full circle to consider the impact of the
September 11th attacks.