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This product contains one map activity and one test on Syria; so your class will know where Syria is located and the countries bordering Syria. There is also a Shia verses Sunni Muslims Map activity included in this package; so your students can have a greater understanding of the conflicts in this region. Sometimes the terms ISIS, ISIL, IS and DAESH can get confusing when reading or listenting to the news;so this product contains a worksheet explaining these terms. After your class completes this worksheet, your students will never be confused again and each student will determine what they want to call this terrorist group that has sprung up in Syria and Iraq and is causing so much havoc in the world today. There is a map activity on the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea so your class will know even more about this important region of the world. This package also comes with a Middle East Map test. Every student in your class will know where over 30 countries are located when they complete this package of materials. This package of materials can be used to enhance your study of this region or it can be used to supplement your current events program. After your class knows the geography of this area and understands the population of this country and these terms better, your students will be more motivated to learn more about this area. Teaching current events and geography can strengthen comprehension skills and improve test scores by providing your students with more valuable background knowledge.