December, 2012 Homework Folder #7: Central and Southwest Asia



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ELL World Studies—Period 6

Date: December , 2012

Homework Folder #7: Central and Southwest Asia

Regional Atlas (pages 436-453)

Political Map (page 439) Checklist (color like the book)

Countries





Armenia

Azerbaijan

Bahrain

Cyprus


Georgia

Iran


Iraq

Israel


Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan

Kuwait


Lebanon

Oman


Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Syria

Tajikistan



Turkey

Turkmenistan

United Arab Emirates

Uzbekistan

Yemen

Other Places


Gaza Strip Golan Heights West Bank

Cities




  1. Abu Dhabi

  2. Amman

  3. Ankara

  4. Astana

  5. Baghdad

  6. Baku

  7. Beirut

  8. Damascus

  9. Istanbul

  10. Jerusalem

  11. Mecca

  12. Tehran

  13. Tel Aviv






Physical Map (page 441) Color as in the book

Bodies of Water


Aegean Sea

Amu Darya River

Arabian Sea

Aral Sea


Black Sea

Caspian Sea

Dead Sea

Euphrates River

Gulf of Aden

Gulf of Oman

Indian Ocean

Irtysh River

Jordan River

Lake Balkhash

Mediterranean Sea

Persian Gulf

Red Sea

Strait of Hormuz



Syr Darya River

Tigris Rive


Landforms





Caspian Depression

Caucasus Mountains

Dasht-E-Kavir (Great Salt Desert)

Elburz Mountains

Kara Kum

Kirgiz Range

Kirgiz Steppe

Kyzyl Kum

Pamirs Mountains

Plateau of Anatolia

Plateau of Iran

Rub’Al-Kahali

Syrian Desert

Taurus Mountains



Zagros Mountains






Vocabulary Development

Define the following words using the Glossary from pages 761-769


  1. agricultural revolution: ____________________________________________________

  2. civilization: _____________________________________________________________

  3. monotheism: ____________________________________________________________

  4. protectorate: ____________________________________________________________

  5. chaparral: _______________________________________________________________

  6. poaching: _______________________________________________________________

  7. mosque: ________________________________________________________________

  8. muezzin: _______________________________________________________________

  9. minaret: _______________________________________________________________

  10. desalination plant: ________________________________________________________

  11. nomad: ________________________________________________________________

  12. trade deficit: ____________________________________________________________

  13. trade surplus: ___________________________________________________________

Section 1: The Caucasus Nations (pages 454-459)


As you read, answer the questions or give the question to the answer on the chart

Question

Answer

What are the names of the three (3) Caucasus nations?









Black Sea and Caspian Sea

Which two (2) nations have had recent conflicts due to religious tensions?





Which tow (2) Caucasus nations are NOT landlocked?







They are predominately (mostly) Islamic in religion

Which nation’s major source of income is oil?



Which country’s subtropical climate allows growth of wine grapes, citrus fruits, and tea?




Use one of these words in each of the sentences below to make it true.

autonomy genocide nationalism





  1. Several ethnic groups in Georgia have pressed for more _____________________, or independence.

  2. ____________________ is the systematic killing or intentional destruction of a people.

  3. The desire of the Azeri and Armenian cultural groups to rule themselves in separate nations is called ____________________________.

Section 2: Central Asian Nation (pages 460-463)


As you read, fill in the chart with details or examples for each category

Central Asia

Nations

Largest Deserts





35.





36.



Rural Economic Activity

Major Environmental Problems



37.



38.


Use a different word in each sentence from the list to make the statement true

chernozem desertification fundamentalism yurts



39. The diversion of water from the Aral Sea has caused _________________________, the spreading of the desert landscape due to changes caused by humans.

40. ______________________ is a rich topsoil that is good for agriculture.

41. Traditional herders in Central Asia often live in ______________________, a large, portable, round tent made of wooden frames covered with felt or skins.



42. ____________________________, a set of religious beliefs based on a strict interpretation of a holy book, is common in many parts of Central Asia.


BOTH

  • Formerly under Soviet control










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