Ukraine Crisis 2014 Current Events - This 10 page current events activity pack centers on the Ukraine Crisis in late 2013 to present time (2014). This excellent resource includes a two page reading on the basic history and major events of the Ukraine Crisis and the events in Crimea.
Included in this current events pack, the teacher will find three different activities that can be used in teaching the Ukraine Crisis. First, the teacher will find a set of 8 questions related to the reading which require students to think critically and the address information related to the Ukraine Crisis. Second, the teacher will find a mapping assignment that requires students to complete a blank map of the region of the Ukraine and Russia, which will allow students to gain a basic geographical understanding of the Ukraine Crisis. Finally, the teacher will find a article assignment in which students must find an up-to-date article on the Ukraine Crisis and complete a short activity in order to show their understanding of recent or the current status of the Ukraine Crisis.
All of the activities include detailed teacher keys to allow for ease of assessment. The teacher keys include possibilities for extension and differentiation.
This is a great activity to teach the current events of the Ukraine Crisis and to allow your students to appreciate the importance of current events in a history or social studies classroom! Could also work as a great homework or substitute lesson.