Israel- and Palestine Conflict webquest
1.3: Explain conflict and cooperation in world affairs
3.2: Analyze human actions in historical and contemporary context from alternative points of view
- Students will be able to explain how differing social and religious beliefs in a region result in constant tension and instability.
Research, Evaluate sources, Analysis, Cause/Effect, Drawing Conclusions, Information processing.
- Do-Now: What do you know about Israel and Palestine?
- Activity: WebQuest ~ Scavenger Hunt / Jigsaw with laptop cart
*Provide students with list of websites/Netrekker? to help orient students toward content
*Students split into FOUR groups for research: Social, Religious, Geographic, Political
*Students have 25 minutes to conduct research revolving around the question: What factors might have led to conflict in Israel?
- Closure: Whole-group 20 minutes. Each group presents their case for their cause being the MAIN cause of conflict.