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Learn About Iraq, 3-5

Length of Time:   15-20 Minutes


Everyone hears a great deal about Iraq, located in the Middle East. This primary activity will show students the major cities, ports, and regions of the country. They will also locate other important geographical features and begin to reflect upon the impact of geography on the history and current situation of this very complicated region.

Essential Questions

What are the geographic features of this crucial place in current events?

Common Core Standards

Content Standards

Grade 4: North American Geography

History and Geography: Map and Globe Skills

Grade 5: United States History: Geography, Economics and Government

History and Geography: Map and Globe Skills

Comparing and Distinguishing Maps