OER Commons - Keywords: Middle East http://www.oercommons.org daily 1 2000-01-01T12:00+00:00 Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 3 Lesson 5: Covering the War http://www.oercommons.org/courses/media-constructions-of-the-middle-east-unit-3-lesson-5-covering-the-war Media literacy and critical thinking lesson contrasting messages about key events in the Iraq War as presented on newspaper front pages. For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=middleeast Chris Sperry & Sox Sperry Social Sciences 2013-12-02T12:49:21 Course Related Materials Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 3 Lesson 4: The War in Editorial Cartoons http://www.oercommons.org/courses/media-constructions-of-the-middle-east-unit-3-lesson-4-the-war-in-editorial-cartoons Media literacy and critical thinking lesson analyzing issues related to the Iraq War by identifying messages and stereotypes in editorial cartoons. For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=middleeast Chris Sperry & Sox Sperry Social Sciences 2013-12-02T12:49:21 Course Related Materials Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 2 Lesson 2: May 14, 1948: Independence or Catastrophe? http://www.oercommons.org/courses/media-constructions-of-the-middle-east-unit-2-lesson-2-may-14-1948-independence-or-catastrophe Media literacy and critical thinking lesson analyzing two conflicting acocunts of the meaning of the founding of the state of Israel. For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=middleeast Chris Sperry & Sox Sperry Social Sciences 2013-12-02T12:49:20 Course Related Materials Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 1 Lesson 3 : Exploring Terms http://www.oercommons.org/courses/media-constructions-of-the-middle-east-unit-1-lesson-3-exploring-terms Critical thinking lesson teaching key vocabulary and concepts about national, ethnic, religious and linguisitc identities within the Middle East. For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=middleeast Chris Sperry & Sox Sperry Social Sciences 2013-12-02T12:49:20 Course Related Materials Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 1 Lesson 2 : The Magic of Stereotypes http://www.oercommons.org/courses/media-constructions-of-the-middle-east-unit-1-lesson-2-the-magic-of-stereotypes Media literacy and critical thinking lesson analyzing stereotypes about Arabs by viewing an excerpt from the film, Aladdin. For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=middleeast Chris Sperry & Sox Sperry Arts Social Sciences 2013-12-02T12:49:20 Course Related Materials Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 4 Lesson 3: A Revolution in Iran http://www.oercommons.org/courses/media-constructions-of-the-middle-east-unit-4-lesson-3-a-revolution-in-iran Media literacy and critical thinking lesson reviewing the history of U.S./Iranian relations by analyzing Time magazine covers. 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For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=middleeast Chris Sperry & Sox Sperry Social Sciences 2013-12-02T12:49:19 Course Related Materials Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 4 Lesson 1: Islam in Brief http://www.oercommons.org/courses/media-constructions-of-the-middle-east-unit-4-lesson-1-islam-in-brief Media literacy and critical thinking lesson analyzing bias and objectivity in encyclopedia articles about Islam. For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=middleeast Chris Sperry & Sox Sperry Social Sciences 2013-12-02T12:49:19 Course Related Materials Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 3 Lesson 8: War Crimes at Abu Ghraib - Showing Photos? http://www.oercommons.org/courses/media-constructions-of-the-middle-east-unit-3-lesson-8-war-crimes-at-abu-ghraib-showing-photos Media literacy and critical thinking lesson asking students to reflect on the viewing and publication of photographs of war crimes. For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=middleeast Chris Sperry & Sox Sperry Social Sciences 2013-12-02T12:49:19 Course Related Materials Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 3 Lesson 7: The Jessica Lynch Rescue - News. 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For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=middleeast Chris Sperry & Sox Sperry Social Sciences 2013-12-02T12:49:18 Course Related Materials Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 2 Lesson 4: Whose Fear and Whose Security? http://www.oercommons.org/courses/media-constructions-of-the-middle-east-unit-2-lesson-4-whose-fear-and-whose-security Media literacy and critical thinking lesson comparing definitions of security by viewing short film excerpts from Israeli and Palestinian producers. 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