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Afghanistan Flag - A printable activity page about Afghanistans flag source

Buying Time - A lesson plan from the New York Times. Students explore the political and financial ties between the Palestinian Authority and Middle Eastern nations source

Egypt Flag Printout - A blackline flag to print and color source

Filigree Jewelry - Students use wire to create filigree jewelry through this lesson for exploring Middle Eastern culture source

Forty Fortunes: A Tale of Iran - A printable readers theater script based on a Persian folktale source

Gaza - From National Geographic, and online article, maps, resources, and classroom activities for teaching about the Gaza strip and the border disputes that bring conlfict to this area source

Kuwait Map - A printable blackline map of Kuwait and its neighbors source

Middle East Map - A printable politocal map depicting the countries of the Middle East source

No Friends but the Mountains - A simulation about the effects of the Persian Gulf War on the Kurdish people. Designed for secondary students, but many resources are useful for upper elementary source

The Art of Oriental Carpets - Classroom activities, a glossary, and related links for teaching about Islamic textile art. Lessons integrate math source

The Enchanted Storks - Students learn about the consequences of recklessness through this printable readers theater script based on a folktale from Bagdad source

The Islamic World - Students analyze a printable primary source descrition of tenth century Baghdad source

The Magic of Mushkil Gusha - A printable readers theater script based on an Islamic folktale from Iran source

The U.S. Recognition of the State of Israel - Students gain background knowledge of the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict, and analyze a top secret telegram from 1948 source

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