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And that is how the war in Lebanon started … Posted on 30.11.2015 HISTORICAL PERIOD: The Lebanese Civil War Nayla Hamadeh and Khadija Mawla

The idea of this lesson emerged as a result of the numerous questions that our youth ask about the civil war and its causes. How to answer them responsibly? How to tackle this sensitive issue in class?  How can we make our students capable of critical thinking when they approach sensitive issues?   In the absence of a new History curriculum, we decided to focus in this lesson on the causes that led to the war in Lebanon in 1975. We chose, among a selection of educational strategies, one strategy that can be used when we teach the “Civil War”. This is a 45 minutes lesson for...