War and Peace: High School

Connections to History - War and Peace

Students will gain a deeper understanding of the conflict affecting the Middle East and the people who live here. To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below. 

Curriculum Connections

  • History: World History, Middle East Studies, US History

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Learning Objective

  • Students will explore the following concepts in writing and through class discussion: War and Peace.
  • By answering the essential questions and in their discussions, students will also gain a deeper understanding of the conflict affecting the Middle East and the people who live here.

Learning Standard

Common Core Standards for Social Studies:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.10
By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.2
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.

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