This file is a resource pack that explains the U.S. presence and interest in Southwest Asia (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence – SS7H2d). This lesson includes a presentation with important information about the Persian Gulf conflict and invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. There are CLOZE Notes for note-taking during the presentation, creative assignments and printables, a comprehension check/quiz, and an engaging ticket out the door included in this file.
~Standards Poster – slide 2
~US Presence in SW Asia CLOZE Notes (for note-taking during the presentation) and KEY -- slides 3-9
~US Presence in SW Asia Notes (facts, images, etc.) – slides 10-45
~US Presence in SW Asia graphic organizer and KEY-- slide 46-48
~Design A Shirt printable -- slides 49-50
~Somebody Wanted But So… creative writing activity and KEY -- slides 51-55
~Breaking News creative writing activity -- slides 56-57
~Comprehension Check and KEY (could be used as a quiz) -- slides 58-60
~ Ticket Out the Door -- slides 61-62
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Standards of Excellence for 7th grade Social Studies.
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