SL1: Gleek at a Glance, 29 September to 2 October

Tuesday/Wednesday

  • Journal Prompt/Essential Questions: “After its all said and done, no single group, government, or institution is to blame for the manner in which the British Mandate of Palestine was partitioned.”
  • Learning Objectives (IB Standards): last years of the British Mandate; UNSCOP partition plan and the outbreak of civil war
  • Content: Videos, The Birth of Israel (BBC)
  • Procedures: Watch Documentaries (about 60 minutes, with discussion), The Birth of Israel (BBC); Following a break, students will have the remainder of the period to Read & Annotate “The Proclamation of Israel and the First Arab-Israeli War” in Bickerton & Klausner, A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (pp. 96-111)
  • Assessments: Submit best journal response to Turntin.com before 11.59pm on Friday, 2 October (10 points)

Thursday

  • Journal Prompt/Essential Questions: “After its all said and done, no single group, government, or institution is to blame for the manner in which the British Mandate of Palestine was partitioned.”
  • Learning Objectives (IB Standards): last years of the British Mandate; UNSCOP partition plan and the outbreak of civil war
  • Content: “The Proclamation of Israel and the First Arab-Israeli War” in Bickerton & Klausner, A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (pp. 96-111)
  • Procedures: Students will embark on an exercise, an Internet Scavenger Hunt.
  • Assessments: Submit best journal response to Turntin.com before 11.59pm on Friday, 2 October (10 points)

Friday

  • Journal Prompt/Essential Questions: “After its all said and done, no single group, government, or institution is to blame for the manner in which the British Mandate of Palestine was partitioned.”
  • Learning Objectives (IB Standards): last years of the British Mandate; UNSCOP partition plan and the outbreak of civil war
  • Content: “The Proclamation of Israel and the First Arab-Israeli War” in Bickerton & Klausner, A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (pp. 96-111)
  • Procedures: Students will begin the class with this OPVL Exercise.  Students should post this OPVL analysis to their blogs (20 minutes); selected students’ work will be shown on the board as examples for others. Following a discussion & breakdown of a few sample OPVL analyses, students will have the remainder of the period to address
  • Assessments: Submit best journal response to Turntin.com before 11.59pm on Friday, 2 October (10 points)

About Charlie Gleek

Ph.D. student in Comparative Studies and graduate instructor in the Department of English at Florida Atlantic University. My work takes place around intersections of postcolonial literature, quantitative literary analysis, and digital humanities.

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