Improve your student’s comprehension skills while teaching world events. This product has an article from the New Your Times on Putin going into Syria. This article comes with 27 comprehension questions designed to help your students understand the situation happening in Syria today. These questions can be done as classwork, homework or in small cooperative groups. I have teacher made articles explaining Sunni and Shia, the Levant ( ISIL,ISIS and Daesh), The Free Syrian Army and The al-Nusra ; so your class will have a better understanding of these terms. This product is designed to encourage your students to bring in more articles about this ongoing current event. After your students read the articles in this package of materials, they will have a deeper understand of the volatile situation happening in the Middle East today. This product will certainly give your class the background information needed to understand what is happening in Syria today.