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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Arab-American Handbook

If you are absent 9/27 and 9/28, we are working on reading The Arab-American Handbook by Nawar Shora.  The excerpt we are reading was handed out last week and starts with a "quiz" that we took in class.  Please read the entire packet while taking notes.  There will be a quiz on this reading on Friday.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Journal #4: A Map Study

Study the following map.
1.  What is happening one that map?  Be as detailed as possible.
2.  Why do you think it is happening?
3.  What kinds of issues do you think each of these groups, the Israelis and the Palestinians, are having as a result of what you see on this map.  (Click on the map to enlarge.)

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Journal #3: Defining Religion

Because we are about to begin our studies of the Modern Middle East, the birthplace of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, we are going to take some time to reflect on religion.  Answer the following questions in your journal in complete sentences.

1.  In one sentence, define religion.

2.  Why are there religions?  (5 sentences or more)

(10 points total)