This is a short current events lesson designed to create discussion about the Syrian Civil War and the involvement by the United States. Occurring during the week of 17 September 2013, it emphasizes the proposal by Russia to peaceably remove Syria's chemical weapons.
THIS DOWNLOAD INCLUDES
1) PowerPoint Slideshow - lists background information, includes a link to the news story video, and guides the teacher through the discussion.
2) Student Worksheet - students answer the Who, What, Where, When, and Why questions and they brainstorm the pros and cons of military intervention.
3) Answer Key
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