Understanding Syria Today, 1st Edition

  • Michael Capek
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612286690
  • ISBN-13: 9781612286693
  • DDC: 956.91
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Understanding Syria Today is an accurate and contemporary presentation that explores the Middle Eastern nation of Syria with a focus on the country as it is today: current issues, culture, and lifestyle. The book is written in an easy-to-read enjoyable narrative form for elementary readers grades 3-6. The Syria title includes a native recipe and craft for students to create. Elementary students are encouraged to consider evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. Series titles have been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Syria—Now and Then.
1: A Day with Sabeen.
2: Land of Sand and Water.
3: The Past is the Present.
4: A Government at War.
5: Religion.
6: People and Crafts.
7: Food and Holidays.
Syria Recipe: Sesame Halva.
Syria Craft: Frame Your Name in Arabic.
What You Should Know about Syria.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.