SL1: Gleek at a Glance, 5-9 October

Monday:

* Journal Prompt/Essential Questions: NO JOURNAL PROMPT (we’re still finishing exercises from the last unit).

* Learning Objectives (IB Standards): British withdrawal; establishment of Israel; Arab response and 1948/49 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). THIS SHOULD BE COMPLETED & ANNOTATED BEFORE MONDAY

* Procedures: Procedures: Students will begin the class with a brief lecture & discussion surrounding the mechanics of the United Nations. Upon completion, students will engage in 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. Any portion of this class work not completed in class should be done for homework.

* Assessments: Submit best journal response to Turntin.com before 11.59pm on Friday, 9 October (10 points)

Tuesday/Wednesday:

* Journal Prompt/Essential Questions: “Which of of the myriad of background events, issues, &/or factors related to the 1956 Suez Crisis do you feel were the most influential?”

* Learning Objectives (IB Standards): Suez Crisis of 1956: role of Britain, France, the United States, the USSR, Israel and the UNO

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

* Procedures: In Class Reading & Annotation, pp. 112-(top of) 122 [60 minutes]; Discussion of themes: “1949-1956”; “Israelis, Palestinians, and Arab States”; “Background to the 1956 War: Egypt, Nasser, and Britain”; “The Baghdad Pact”

* Assessments: Submit best journal response to Turntin.com before 11.59pm on Friday, 9 October (10 points)

Thursday:

* Journal Prompt/Essential Questions: “Which of of the myriad of background events, issues, &/or factors related to the 1956 Suez Crisis do you feel were the most influential?”

* Learning Objectives (IB Standards): Suez Crisis of 1956: role of Britain, France, the United States, the USSR, Israel and the UNO

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

* Procedures: In Class Reading & Annotation, pp. 122-128 [30 minutes]; Discussion of themes: “The Suez Crisis”; “French, British, and Israeli Roles”; “Outcome of the Crisis”

* Assessments: Submit best journal response to Turntin.com before 11.59pm on Friday, 9 October (10 points)

Friday:

* Journal Prompt/Essential Questions: “Which of of the myriad of background events, issues, &/or factors related to the 1956 Suez Crisis do you feel were the most influential?”

* Learning Objectives (IB Standards): Suez Crisis of 1956: role of Britain, France, the United States, the USSR, Israel and the UNO

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

* Procedures: In Class Video, “The Suez-In Perspective”-Discussion to follow (30 minutes total). The remainder of the period should be dedicated towards completing the week’s journal prompt.

* Assessments: Submit best journal response to Turntin.com before 11.59pm on Friday, 9 October (10 points)

Resources:

OPVL Exercise: https://gleektopia.wordpress.com/2009/09/19/opvl-exercise-the-first-arab-israeli-war/

Baghdad Pact: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/time/lw/98683.htm

Suez Crisis: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/time/lw/97179.htm

Suez Crisis: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suez_Crisis

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

Turnitin.com: http://www.turnitin.com

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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