This file is a resource pack about the major physical features in Southwest Asia: the Euphrates River, Jordan River, Tigris River, Suez Canal, Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, and Gaza Strip (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard – SS7G5). This lesson includes a presentation with important facts about the features and where they are located, as well as colorful images. There is also a graphic organizer for note-taking during the presentation, a quick map review game, a creative writing assignment, an Instagram-inspired activity, a map and directions for students to label countries and features, and a ticket out the door included in this 63-page file.
~Standards Poster – slide 2
~Southwest Asia Map and directions (for labeling) and KEY – slides 3-5
~Southwest Asia Physical Features Chart (graphic organizer for note-taking) and KEY -- slides 6-10
~Southwest Asia Physical Features Notes (facts, location, images, etc.) – slides 11-49
~Flyswatter group review game – slides 50-52
~Be the Thing… creative writing activity and example – slides 53-56
~Instagram-inspired activity -- slides 57-58
~Comprehension Check (could also be used as quiz) and KEY -- slide 59-61
~Souvenir Shirt Ticket Out the Door -- slides 62-63
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 7th grade Social Studies.
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Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Geography Color-by-Number activity