ERIC Number: ED390798
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-May
Reference Count: 0
The Wonder of Israel, A Video & Poster/Study Guide from KIDSNET.
KIDSNET, Washington, DC.
This teacher resource packet includes a 20-minute video, a poster for classroom display, and a teacher's guide for introducing historic and cultural information about Israel. The guide, designed for middle and high school students but adaptable for use with younger students, encourages students to place Israel in the context of U.S. and world history. Information about issues vital to the area and the world is provided. Questions for initiating classroom discussion and questions for individual student research are included. Activities are suggested for exploring: (1) "Geography"; (2) "History and The Search for Peace from 1700 B.C. to 1948 A.D."; (3) "History and the Search for Peace from 1948 to Present"; (4) "People and Lifestyles"; (5) "Economy"; and (6) "Government." The interdisciplinary activities may be presented as independent lessons or combined as a thematic unit. A bibliography is provided. (MM)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Cultural Context, Democracy, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Geography, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Maps, Middle Eastern History, Middle Eastern Studies, Secondary Education, Social Studies
Embassy of Israel, Office of Public Affairs, 3514 International Drive, N.W., Washington, DC 20008 (Free loan to educators and students); Internet gopher address: Israel-info.gov.il
Publication Type: Non-Print Media; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Embassy of Israel, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: KIDSNET, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Israel; Jewish Culture; Jewish History; Kibbutzim
Note: This package consists of a 20-minute videotape (VHS) accompanied by a poster and 8-panel study guide. Only the study guide has been reproduced here by ERIC.