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This product has an editorial from the New York Times written by David Brooks in 2014 but it is still current because it contains valuable background information. It comes with 17 comprehension questions to help your students understand what has been going on in Iraq; so your class will realize what has gotten us to this point. There are two internet activities included in this package to update the information in the article. Vocabulary lessons using words from the article are included in this package of materials. There is also a detailed lesson plan included on how you can get your students to turn any current event into a comprehension activity. Share your student’s finished products with other classes and even on TpT to help other teachers across the country. All my products are designed to turn your class on to the news and provide them with background information that will motivate your students to want to learn more. Get your students engaged in their own learning with this activity. Improve comprehension skills and test scores while you are teaching current events in your classroom.