Students explore the history of Syria from the Ottoman Empire to French colonial rule, Syrian independence, and the rise of the Assad regimes as historical background to understand the recent conflict.
The Syrian Civil War
Participants will examine the readings, lessons, and videos included in the The Syrian Civil War unit that are appropriate for the geography, current issues, and world history classroom.
Co-sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania's Middle East Center
Upon completing a short survey at the end of the webinar, participants will be provided with a two-year Digital Editions license to the curriculum unit, thanks to funding from the University of Pennsylvania’s Middle East Center. Participants must attend the professional development to receive the curriculum unit.
This webinar is appropriate for middle and high school world history, geography, social studies, and humanities teachers, including AP and IB educators.