Construct top-notch current events lessons with “Rebuilding Iraq”

This timely web site from Scholastic Inc. takes students inside post-war Iraq for a look at the issues faced by United States troops and Iraqi citizens as they begin constructing a new future for the region. News, photos, and
analysis of the war’s repercussions and the challenges that lie ahead are accompanied by teacher lesson plans and activities that can be applied to a variety of age levels. Sections include Latest News; A New Government; Humanitarian Needs; During the War; The Path to War; The Country of Iraq; and A Troubled Region. Along the way, students will explore answers to such questions as: Who will decide the future of this war-torn country? What were the factors that led to the war, and what role does the United States now play in helping Iraq establish new leadership?

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