Grade 6: Southwest Asia/North Africa
Aligns to the TEKS Resource System, Unit 6, A Crossroads of Diffusion: Southwest Asia/North Africa
With these resources, students will learn about Southwest Asia/North Africa as a region. Students will examine the relationship between religion and culture in Southwest Asia/North Africa, how new political patterns emerged in the region following the world wars, how the availability of water and oil affects economic patterns in the region, and how the diffusion of technology has affected cultural changes in the region.
Each set includes the following instructional materials:
- Instructional Guide: Provides teachers guidance of how they may use the resources included in each text set.
- Graphic Cards: Supplements the books for students to explore the vocabulary, essential questions, and TEKS more deeply.
- Task Cards: Present questions or statements aligned to the ELAR TEKS for students to respond to the reading they have completed.
- Primary Source: Encourage students to seek better understanding through research.