Israel Strikes Gaza Strip

posted Nov 1, 2013, 5:45 PM by Unknown user

http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/28/world/meast/israel-gaza-airstrike/index.html


This article is about an Israeli air strike that hit the Gaza Strip. The air strike occurred on Monday, October 28th, and it hit two concealed rocket launchers, which struck a training camp west of Gaza City. Luckily, no injuries or deaths were reported.



This article connects to our standards because we learned where the Gaza Strip was. We also learned about how the Gaza Strip caused tension in the Middle East.


SS7G5 The student will locate selected features in Southwestern Asia (Middle East.

a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: Euphrates River, Jordan River, Tigris River, Suez Canal, Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, and Gaza Strip


SS7H2 The student will analyze continuity and change in Southwest Asia (Middle East) leading to the 21st century.

b. Explain the historical reasons for the establishment of the modern State of Israel in 1948; include the Jewish religious connection to the land, the Holocaust, anti-Semitism, and Zionism in Europe.

c. Describe how land and religion are reasons for continuing conflicts in the Middle East
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