Students will have a map quiz on Friday, August 31 over the following physical and political features of Southwest Asia: Euphrates River, Jordan River, Tigris River, Suez Canal, Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Gaza Strip, and West Bank. Please use your notes to study for this quiz. You may also practice by utilizing the online games that are listed on the blog.
Finally, students will be researching a country of SWA. This research project contains two components. The first component, the research packet, is due on Tuesday, September 4th. The other component, the poster a, is due Thursday, September 6th.
Information for this project is located on page 14 of the Interactive Student Notebook and in My Country Report Note-Taking Packet.
Extra resources for the project:
Encyclopedia Britannica is a great site to locate information for the project. It has multiple reading level articles and a language selection feature.
Saudi Arabia: school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/Saudi-Arabia/276917
The CIA World Factbook is another great research tool.
**Students will need to work on this project at home, students please see me if you have misplaced your research packet or directions.**
1. Super Easy Map Game-
2. Easy SWA Map Game-
3. Moderately Easy SWA Map Game-
4. Several Games-
5. Yet Another Map Game
Students will begin learning about Southwest Asia. They will be learning to locate and identify on a world map the Euphrates River, Jordan River, Tigris River, Suez Canal, Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Gaza Strip, and West Bank.
Students will be utilizing the textbook and teacher resources for assignments pertaining to these physical and political features.
Students’ usernames and passwords are taped inside of their notebooks for eBook utilization.
Listed below are online games that students can play to assist with learning to identify these features:
Southwest Asia Countries Identification Game
Southwest Asia Physical and Political Features Identification Game
Southwest Asia Vocabulary Quizlet
Please play games featured on the blog and use the additional resources provided.