Author(s)
Jennifer Rittner, The New York Times Learning Network
Javaid Khan, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Subjects: Fine Arts, Geography, Global History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Interdisciplinary Connections

Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students consider words that reflect their knowledge and opinions about Israel, the Palestinian Authority and the Gaza Strip. They then develop annotated timelines about the history of the region in the 20th century and create collages that express their perspectives on the conflict in light of recent events.

Lesson Plan