Showing posts with label Syria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Syria. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

CNN Student News Explains Syrian Conflict

Today's episode of CNN Student News begins with a segment on the current state of affairs in Syria. Students watching the segment will get an overview of the history of developments in Syria and the current stance of the U.S. and other countries regarding Syria. The segment is embedded below.

After watching the CNN Student News segment you might want to have students jump to this CNN slideshow to explore more information about key developments in Syria.

Finally, this Associated Press video does a good job of summarizing the causes of the current conflict in Syria.

H/T to Larry Ferlazzo for the AP video. 

Monday, August 5, 2013

The Syrian Conflict Explained in Five Minutes

Social Studies teachers who are beginning the new school year by reviewing current events from around the world may be interested in this video about Syria. The Syrian Conflict in Five Minutes provides a quick overview of key events and people. The video is appropriate for use with high school students and possibly some middle school students. Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo for sharing it a few weeks ago.