Lesson Plan


Students read about the Persian Gulf War (ie Desert Storm), complete a comprehension activity, and do a stations activity on the geography of the Middle East. This resource is part of Unit 7: Middle East and the Social Studies 7 course.


  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Geography
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


middle east iraq persian gulf war desert storm



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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2008-03-11.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This lesson has valuable information on the Persian Gulf War that is vital to know in order to understand the current War In Iraq. The lesson includes accurate background information and activities that could be used immediately in the classroom. The lesson engages all types of learners by including a variety of activities. The partner review through the use of originally created flashcards seems like it would be a great way to reinforce the content of the lesson. It should be noted that there is specific classroom information that would need to be adapted to the individual needs of each teacher.

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