HL1: Gleek at a Glance, 5 to 9 October

Essential Questions/Journal Prompts: Writing Topics for the Week:

1 Evaluate the following: “Nasser’s naive approach to world politics was a direct cause (more than other factors) of the 1956 Suez Crisis”

2 Evaluate the following: “Arab nationalism so disrupted the internal and regional politics of Southwest Asia, that war in 1956 became inevitable.”

3 Evaluate the following: “The changing balance of power-in the Middle East and globally-provided the sufficient conditions to to make the Suez Crisis possible.”

IB Learning Objectives: Suez Crisis of 1956: role of Britain, France, the United States, the USSR, Israel and the UNO; role of the United States, USSR and UNO

Monday:

Content: “The Conflict Widens: Suez, 1956” pp. 112-132

Procedures: Review/Breakdown of Levels of Analysis exercises from last week (20 minutes); Watch Video, “The Suez-In Perspective” with Discussion to follow (30 minutes)

Assessments: Timed Writing assignment posted to Turnitin.com during class on Friday, 9 October (10 points)

Tuesday/Wednesday:

Content: “The Conflict Widens: Suez, 1956” pp. 112-132

Procedures: OPVL Exercise-The Suez Crisis-Laptops ARE Required (60 minutes); BREAK (5 minutes); Review of OPVL Exercise.

Assessments: Timed Writing assignment posted to Turnitin.com during class on Friday, 9 October (10 points)

Thursday:

Content: “The Conflict Widens: Suez, 1956” pp. 112-132

Procedures: Internet Scavenger Hunt

Assessments: Timed Writing assignment posted to Turnitin.com during class on Friday, 9 October (10 points)

Friday:

Content: “The Conflict Widens: Suez, 1956” pp. 112-132

Procedures: TIMED WRITING ASSIGNMENT: Students will log into to their portfolios, create a new post, choose one (1) of the Journal Prompts form this week. Once the topic has been chosen, students will have 30 minutes to complete their responses. After the writing period, students must submit their responses to Turnitin.com before the final bell rings.

Assessments: Timed Writing assignment posted to Turnitin.com during class on Friday, 9 October (10 points)

Resources:

The Suez-In Perspective: http://www.learningcurve.gov.uk/focuson/film/film-archive/player.asp?catID=3&filmID=3&subCatID=2

OPVL Exercise-The Suez Crisis: https://gleektopia.wordpress.com/2009/10/03/opvl-exercise-the-suez-crisis/

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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