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This resource aligns with the NEW Georgia Standards of Excellence:
SS7H2 Analyze continuity and change in Southwest Asia (Middle East).
a. Explain how European partitioning in the Middle East following WWI led to regional conflict.
This resource is a literacy activity where students will power read through the text, highlight important phrases, answer an open ended question, and analyze a political cartoon that can lead to class discussion.
This activity leads into the standard:
c. Describe how land and religion plays a role in continuing conflicts in the Middle East (i.e. the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the division between Sunni and Shia Muslims, and Kurdish nationalism).