Social Studies

The Making of the Modern Middle East - Part 4

In part four of this series, students will continue to explore the history, geography, and politics of the Middle East region by examining the role of religion in the state, economy, law and culture.
Janelle Hopkins M.Ed
201 total reviews for this teacher
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55 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 6 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
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Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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Available Times

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Tue Oct 11

Oct 11 - Nov 15 (6 weeks)
4pm - 4:55pm

Tue Jan 31, 2023

Jan 31, 2023 - Mar 7, 2023 (6 weeks)
9:30pm - 10:25pm

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
I have a BA in Political Science with a concentration in Comparative Politics that required me to take a number of various political and historical classes on past and present civilizations around the world.  I also have a Masters of Education in Secondary Social Sciences (history, political science, etc).  I am certified by the state of Alabama to teach social sciences for grades 7-12.  I have also taught world history for over three years and have researched world history and its politics for 20.
Optional Analysis Questions can be given and feedback provided upon request.
Crayons/Markers/Colored Pencils
Printer available to print out resources provided by teacher.
Optional Analysis Questions can be given and feedback provided upon request.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Mentions of invasions, war, slavery, and religion (historical context only).
Boum, Aomar  and Arthur Goldschmidt, Jr.   A Concise history of the Middle East, 11th ed. Boulder: Westview Press, 2015.
Khaldûn, Ibn Ibn.  The Muqaddimah: An Introduction to History - Abridged Edition.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 
Lewis, Bernard.  The Middle East:  A Brief History of the Last 2000 Years.  New York: Scribner, 2003.

Writings and works of early and Medieval Muslim scholars such as: Ibn Hazm, Al-Biruni, and Ibn Taymiyyah.


Janelle Hopkins M.Ed
Lives in the United States
Secondary Social Sciences
201 total reviews
237 completed classes

About Me

My name is Janelle and I teach classes on everything historical; from comparative politics, geography, and other various historical, and geopolitical classes with topics ranging from Cuba to the  Middle East .  I enjoy putting a fun spin on my... 
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