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The World News Crossword - July 21st, 2019
An 8-page PDF that begins with a one-page crossword based on the events of last week's news. This is an excellent activity students in Grades 7 to 12 who want to learn about their world. There is a detailed lesson plan to guide teachers (or substitute teachers) through the activity and there are 3 more crosswords each targeting one country or a person that featured in the week's news.
What happened last week?
Iran seized 2 UK oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. France's Preisdent said he would speak with several key leaders. A car hit a landmine in Afghanistan. African Swine Fever was discovered in Bulgaria. Monsoon flooding resulted in deaths in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Forest fires in Portugal. A 4 floor building in Mumbai collapsed. Italy's police seized a missile from a neo-Nazi group. The steepest street is now not in New Zealand; it is in Wales. An Australian model assaulted a flight attendant on a flight to the US. The European Commission appointed a new President.