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Turn In First Unit Notebooks Make sure the pink gradesheet is the first thing in the binder. Make sure your full name is written on the gradesheet. When Ms. Barben calls your name, bring it up to her to check off. Get out your new binder for the Middle East Unit that we are starting today.
2013 Middle East Geography Lesson Plan Date your papers: Thursday, October 3, 2013 Friday, October 4, 2013 Monday, October 7, 2013 Tuesday, October 8, 2013 Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Essential and Guiding Questions for the Middle East Unit: Why is it important to develop an appreciation of other cultures? How does religion impact the development of cultures? How has the process of “modernization” affected the Middle East? How has conflict affected the Middle East? How does the culture of the Middle East impact the global community? What are the core beliefs of Judaism, Christianity and Islam? How has Islam affected the development of culture in the Middle East? What events, figures, and processes have impacted the Middle East? What issues currently affect the Middle East? What internal conflicts have shaped the development of the Middle East? How have external conflicts affected perceptions of the Middle East? What factors influence the Middle East’s position in the global community?
Day One: Thursday, October 3, 2013 Quiet Question: Type TWO Prompt---Use the following resources to answer the Reflection Questions with your GROUP members: FIVE quotes on water issues the information from the included article the thematic map of water in the Middle East TWO political cartoons on water issues
Quotes: “The next war in the Middle East will be over water, not politics.” (Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Secretary General, United Nations) “The only matter that could take Egypt to war again is water.” (Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt) “Water is the one issue that could drive nations of the region to war.” (King Hussein, Jordan) “Many of the wars in this century were about oil, but wars of the next century will be about water.”(Ismail Serageldin, Vice President, World Bank) “Water is a human right issue and shouldn’t be kept hostage of the conflict.” (Nader Al Khateeb, Friends of the Earth Middle East)
Day One: Thursday, October 3, 2013 Reflection Questions: How is water as or more precious than oil? Give examples of situations where this could be the case. Why actions have been taken due to the water shortages in the Middle East? What are the effects of these actions? Where do you think wars would break out over water rights? Why?
Day One: Thursday, October 3, 2013 Class: Have groups share their responses to the Group Reflection Question. Transition into the Geography of the Middle East. Class: Ms. Barben is going to begin her Geography of the Middle East Powerpoint Presentation, and you should be taking notes in the provided graphic organizer. Descriptions/Key Characteristics: This information addresses the overview and general summary of that geographic aspect. Examples: This information addresses specific examples with details of that geographic aspect. Impact/Effects: This information addresses the effects or importance of the geographic features and examples on the region. Visual: A picture from the powerpoint or an image drawn by you to help remember the content.
Day One: Thursday, October 3, 2013 Homework: Begin to label and color the political map and physical map of the Middle East. Use the specified colors indicated in the directions. Be sure to follow the capitalization directions. Cross off things as they have been labeled. Can also use the internet to help you label. Can also use the maps in Ms. Barben’s Powerpoints uploaded on her TeacherPage to help you label. Resources: Textbook Pages: Reference Atlas: pages A3, A5, A14, A15, A16, A18 Rand McNally Classroom Atlas (Blue): pages 9, 11, 74, 75, 80, 81, 84, 85, 86, 87 Hammond The New Comparative World Atlas (Green and Brown): pages 13, 48, 49, 52, 64, 65, 68, 69 The Nystrom Desk Atlas (Blues): pages 9, 11, 106, 107, 114, 115, 117, 118, 120 The Nystrom Desk Atlas (Reds): pages 9, 11, 106, 107, 114, 115, 117, 118, 120
Day One: Thursday, October 3, 2013 Chunking: Night One: Thursday---Label and color-code the cities and countries on the political map. Night Two: Friday--- Label and color-code the bodies of water and deserts on the physical map. Night Three: Monday--- Label and color-code the mountains on the physical map. Double-check, edit, and make any corrections on both maps.
Day Two: Friday, October 4, 2013 Day Two: Class: Ms. Barben is going to continue her Middle East Geography Powerpoint and you should continue to complete the graphic organizer. Homework: Label and color-code the maps of the Middle East.
Day Three: Monday, October 7, 2013 Class: Ms. Barben is going to continue her Middle East Geography Powerpoint and you should continue to complete the graphic organizer. Homework: Finish labeling and color-coding the maps of the Middle East.
Day Four: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 Class: Ms. Barben is going to finish her Middle East Geography Powerpoint and you should finish taking notes in the graphic organizer. Groups: You will be broken up into small groups to complete a Summative Assessment on Water Scarcity Issues in the Middle East. Materials to be Used: Sections of the Water Issues Powerpoint on YOUR TOPIC Sections of the Water Wars of the Middle East Supplemental Reading on YOUR TOPIC Tasks: In your small groups, you will be examining the two sides of the specific water conflict in the Middle East and breakdown the major arguments and evidence for both sides in the provided graphic organizer. To do this, the sections of the Water Issues Powerpoint and sections of the Water Wars of the Middle East Supplemental Reading that apply need to be broken up and assigned to the different groups members to read and take notes on. Then each group member will present their information to the group and the group members will add to their notes in the graphic organizer. Then after examining both sides of the issues, your group will act as an United Nations Peacekeeping Group and make a final decision on the conflict and what steps should be taken.
Day Four: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 Water Conflicts Areas: Jordan River Basin---Jordan and Israel Tigris-Euphrates Basin----Turkey and Syria West Bank Aquifers---Israel and Palestinians Gaza Strip---Israel and Palestinians Rest of Class/Homework: Finish reading and taking notes in for your assigned sections. Need this completed for tomorrow’s activity.
Day Five: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Groups: Break into your groups and have each group member present the information they found and add to graphic organizer. Then make the final evaluation as the UN representatives on the issue. This should be recorded on the oaktag poster board. This is due at the end of the class. Homework: Work on Geography Study Guide Questions.