Project #211204 - 5.4.7 evaluating the Arab-Israeli Conflict

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Due By (Pacific Time) 11/10/2017 08:29 am

 
5.4.7 PracticeEvaluating the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Practice Assignment
World History Sem 2 (S3855095)
Anayeli Cancino
Points possible: 30
Date: ____________

 

In this assignment, you will complete the following steps: 

  1. Research: Complete a graphic organizer with details about the causes and effects of key developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict based on the activities in this course that address these topics. You will also visit two secondary source websites for additional information.
  2. Write: Write a five-paragraph explanatory essay that makes your own claim about the historical significance of the establishment of Israel and the ongoing conflict over that region. Make sure you address the following in your essay:
    • Identify historical, cultural, and religious reasons why the Middle East remains a complex region.
    • Explain how historical, political, cultural, and social factors fuel the Arab-Israeli conflict.
    • Describe the role of outside nations in the region, including the United States, in the conflict and the attempts to resolve it.
 
Research
This section is worth 10 points. Use the scoring rubric below for more details on how you will be graded on your analysis.
To begin your research, go back and review the content in this course that addresses the Arab-Israeli conflict. Also, gather facts and details using the secondary source websites listed below.
As you research, be sure to complete each section of the graphic organizer. The following list presents the types of information that will help you complete your essay. It is important to realize that more than one key event or development may belong to a single phase of the conflict.


Arab Palestinians Jews Other Countries
Religious Factors



































Historical Factors



































Political Factors or Actions



































Write
This section is worth 20 points. See the scoring rubric below for more details on how you will be graded.
Examine the evidence you gathered from your research. Use this evidence to form a claim about the historical significance of the establishment of Israel and the ongoing conflict over that region. Write a five-paragraph essay that clearly states and supports your claim.
What makes the Arab-Israeli conflict such a complex and difficult international issue?
Make sure you address the following in your essay:
  • Identify historical, cultural, and religious reasons why the Middle East remains a complex region.
  • Explain how historical, political, cultural, and social factors fuel the Arab-Israeli conflict.
  • Describe the role of outside nations in the region, including the United States, in the conflict and the attempts to solve it.


































































Here is the rubric on which your research and writing will be graded.
Research (10 points) Points Possible Points Awarded
Student takes notes on parts of the graphic organizer. 4  
Student correctly describes the key events and developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict. 3  
Student correctly describes the economic, social, political, or military effects of key events and developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict. 3  
Write (20 points) Points Possible Points Awarded
Student uses social studies terminology correctly. 2  
Student includes a thesis statement in the opening paragraph that explicitly states his or her claim regarding the establishment of Israel and the ongoing conflict in that region. 2  
Student includes a three-paragraph body section of the essay that uses facts and details from the activities to support the claim. 2  
Student identifies historical reasons for why the Middle East has long been at the intersection of multiple cultures. 2  
Student describes why three major world religions can claim holy sites in this region. 2  
Student accurately summarizes the historical, religious, and political factors that fuel the Arab-Israeli conflict. 3  
Student accurately summarizes the economic, social, political, and military consequences of key events and developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict. 3  
Student describes the actions of the United States as they relate to Israel and the Middle East and the consequences of such actions. 2  
Student summarizes his or her claim and major supporting ideas in a concluding paragraph. 2  
Total 30  
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