Connections to History- Conflict/War/ Middle East

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Learning Objective

Students will explore the following concepts in writing and through class discussion:

  • The impact of war/conflict on people’s everyday lives.

By answering the additional questions and in their discussions, students will also gain a deeper understanding of the impact of the conflict in the Middle East on all aspects of individuals’ lives.

Learning Standard

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

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.

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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