Media Constructions of the Middle East

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Media Constructions of the Middle East

This kit covers stereotyping of Arab people, the Arab/Israeli conflict, the war in Iraq and militant Muslim movements. Students will learn core information and vocabulary about the historical and contemporary Middle East issues that challenge stereotypical, simplistic and uninformed thinking, and political and ethical issues involving the role of media in constructing knowledge, evaluating historical truths, and objectivity and subjectivity in journalism. Aligned to Common Core Standards: RH.6-8.7, SL.6.2, SL.9-10.2

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