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Headline Geography

Common Core State Standard
RH.CCS.7 Grades 6-12: Students are asked to locate a country or geographical area on a map, connecting information with a specific location. Then, students answer a series of quiz questions based on a current news event happening in that location. Students must combine their prior knowledge with information presented in the question to determine the correct answers.

This weeks lesson:
Former Gambian president goes into exile
-- 01/23/2017

Question 1 of 5

Q: A regional military force last week convinced Yahya Jammeh to finally accept an election defeat and leave the tiny West African nation he ruled for 22 years. Where is The Gambia, the smallest country on Africa’s mainland?

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