This file is a resource pack about how the deserts and rivers of Southwest Asia (Middle East) have affected the population in terms of where people live, the type of work they do, and how they travel (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7G7b). There is a presentation that includes important facts and images; as well as many useful graphic organizers and creative activities included in this 42-page file! You can choose to do them all, or pick the ones that best meet your students’ needs.
~Standards Poster – slide 2
~Where People Live and Work CLOZE Notes (for note-taking during presentation) and KEY -- slides 3-7
~Where People Live and Work Notes (facts, locations, images, etc.) – slides 8-31
~Compare and Contrast graphic organizer and KEY – slides 31-33
~Design and Plate printable – slides 34-35
~SW Asia Postcard creative writing activity -- slides 36-37
~Comprehension Check (could also be used as a quiz) and KEY – slides 38-40
~Txt Msg Sumre Ticket Out the Door -- slides 41-42
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 7th grade Social Studies.
Like what you see? Then bundle up and save! This file is part of my Southwest Asia Bundle that is located here: Southwest Asia Bundle
Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Geography Color-by-Number activity