Jerusalem: A Holy City

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn which three religions consider Jerusalem a holy city. They will also learn what cultural landmarks can be found in the city and what cultural symbols each religion uses. This lesson contains strategies for teaching diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Gale Ekiss
Grade Range: 
6-High School
Duration: 
1 class period
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions
13: How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface