This product has four map activities. Two worksheets will teach your students the location of the countries that border Iran and their capital cities and two map tests will evaluate what your class has learned. This product also contains six Internet Activities about people in the news; so your students will understand what is happening in Iran a little better. This product can be used to enhance your study of this region or it can be used to encourage your students to bring in current events about Iran and the countries in this region. 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. Incorporate current events with map activities into your curriculum and turn out more informed citizens.