Afghanistan is in the news and it is important to know where it is and what countries border this significant country. This product contains two map activities on Afghanistan and three Internet activities. This product’s main purpose is to turn your class on to the news and encourage your students to bring in current events about Afghanistan. After your class knows the geography of this area, your students will be more motivated to learn additional information about this region of the world. Teaching current events and geography can strengthen comprehension skills and improve test scores by providing your students with more valuable background knowledge.