Iraq is always in the news and it is important to know what countries border it. This product uses a power point to teach map skills and get your students acquainted to what has happened in Iraq since 2007 and encourage them to find out what is happening in Iraq today. This product contains four map activities on Iraq that will help your students learn what countries border Iraq. There is a map test provided and one map activity on the Middle East which also includes a research activity on the Middle East. This product has 12 Internet Activities that will enhance your students understanding of this region and allow them to teach the class . There is also an article included with comprehension questions about this article to enhance your students’ comprehension skills. This article has lots of background information on what has been happening in Iraq over the last years. All of these worksheets can be run off on paper or projected on a screen. They can be used at individual computers or as computer center activities. Encourage your students to bring in current events about Iraq and share these articles with the class. There are several ideas provided in this package on different ways you can use these current events to reinforce comprehension skills.