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Showing Grade 10, Unit 10a, Modern Middle East
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CIA World Factbook: West Bank

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/print/we.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has current and historical information on the West Bank provided by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. It gives social, political, geographic, cultural and other basic reference information including a map. Standards 10.10 all and 11.9.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 703

CIA World Factbook: Yemen

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/print/ym.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has current and historical information on Yemen provided by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. It gives social, political, geographic, cultural and other basic reference information including a map. Standard 10.10 all

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 704

Crisis in Iraq

http://www.globalpolicy.org/security/issues/irqindx.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site is a look at the current crisis in Iraq including history and important contributing factors. This United Nation global policy forum provides information in considering the policy choices available to the U.S. and the longer term implications of each. This UN Security Council resource provides in-depth information much of it quite critical of the current U.S. course of action in Iraq. Standards 10.10.1, 10.10.2 and 11.9.6

Comments: This site will be of value for students developing position papers and debates critquingU.S. Middle East policy.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 847

Information about Muslims

http://wings.buffalo.edu/sa/muslim/umma/umma.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is an online resource guide to information about the major religion in the Middle East. It is organized by sub-topics and also by geographic area. Standard 10.10.1

Comments: Note the sections on History, News and Issues Concerning Muslims.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1731

Introduction to Islam

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/people/features/world_religions/islam.shtml

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a large article by M. Cherif Bassiouni published by the Middle East Institute. This online publication has great information and explanations of the religion of Islam and a history of Islamic civiization including knowledge and education, the sciences, trade and commerce as a cultural vehicle, architecture and music, and Islamic fundamentalism. Standards 7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, and 10.10.2

Comments: This is pretty advanced and may take some selecting of specific material for classroom use.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1756

Iraq: Geography, Maps and Information

http://geography.about.com/library/maps/bliraq.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This About.com site links to map resources and almanac-type webpages on Iraq. It's a quick place to find recent historical and geographic information to better understand the news. Standard 10.10.2

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1766

Israel - Basic Laws

http://www.knesset.gov.il/description/eng/eng_mimshal_yesod.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Israel, like Canada and New Zealand, has no written constitution in one single document, but rather a number of Basic Laws, which are available from this site. Also included is a bit of information about Israeli politics. Standard 10.10.2 and 12.9.2 civics

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1785

Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views

http://www.israel-mfa.gov.il/mfa/go.asp?MFAH00jb0

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by the Israeli Foreign Office outlines the history of Jerusalem through maps. There is limited presentation of historical Arab maps that suggests the perspective of the site developers. The index of clearly drawn modern maps provides a wealth of resources for teachers of the 20th century Middle East. Standards 6.3.0, 7.2.2, and 10.10.1

Comments: This site supports the importance of Jerusalem for any Middle East peace settlement. It is also available in Spanish and most of the maps can be enlarged for projection.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1814

Jerusalem Mosaic

http://jeru.huji.ac.il/open_screen2.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are several online tours of this ancient Middle East city around which so much conflict has arisen. Tours cover both historic and modern sites, with a bit of commentary about the places visited. Standard 6.3.0, 7.2.2, and 10.10.1

Comments: This site reinforces the importance of Jerusalem in any Middle East peace settlement.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1816

Jordan: The Star

http://www.star.com.jo/default/default.aspx

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Star is an online newspaper from the Middle East country of Jordan. A "political, economic and cultural weekly publication." Check the editorials and various sections to find out what is of current concern and interest to the people of Jordan. Standard 10.10.3

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1851

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