This file is a resource pack about how water pollution and the unequal distribution of water impact irrigation and drinking water across several countries in Southwest Asia (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7G6). The specific countries that are investigated include: Turkey, Jordan, Israel, Iraq, Syria, & Saudi Arabia. In the presentation notes, there are facts and images about each issue. There are also many useful graphic organizers and creative activities included in this 51-page file! You can choose to do them all, or pick the ones that best meet your students’ needs.
~Standards Poster – slide 2
~Environmental Issues Anticipation Guide (could also be used as a quiz) and KEY – slides 3-4
~Environmental Issues CLOZE Notes (for note-taking during presentation) and KEY -- slides 5-11
~Environmental Issues Notes (facts, locations, images, etc.) – slides 12-43
~Water Crisis Storyboard activity – slides 44-45
~Bumper Sticker printable – slides 46-47
~Water Issue Prescription creative writing activity -- slides 48-49
~ Ticket Out the Door -- slides 50-51
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 7th grade Social Studies.
Like what you see? Then bundle up and save! This file is part of my Southwest Asia Bundle that is located here: Southwest Asia Bundle
Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Geography Color-by-Number activity