Imperial History of the Middle East
This 90 second video shows visually who has controlled the Middle East over the course of history.
Middle East Maps & Printables
From Enchanted Learning
Geography: An Ancient and Modern Crossroads
PBS lesson about the Middle East
Daily Lesson Plan: The Middle East
Dozens of Middle East lessons for a variety of ages from the NYT Learning Network
Teaching the Middle East
From the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Teaching the Middle East is organized into modules, each with an introductory essay, "Framing the Issues" and "Examining Sterotypes" sections, an extensive image bank, and more. The site is very easy to use with well thought out organization.
7 Top Classroom Resources for Teaching Syria
Help your students understand the situation in Syria and what role the U.S. may play in its future with these resources, including an article, four lesson plans, a resource page and a cheat sheet.
Daily Life in the Middle East
National Geographic Xpeditions lesson that focuses on the people of Iraq
Online version of the Pakistani English language newspaper
Online English language version of the popular Middle Eastern TV station
CNN Special Report Afghanistan - War on Terror
Afghanistan has been at war since the late 1970's. Learn the background to the conflicts in this region.
An excellent resource from PBS that explores the history and practice of Islam