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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.

Turkey's tomb raid succeeds -- 02/23/2015

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Q: Hundreds of Turkish forces in armored vehicles entered war-torn Syria over the weekend to evacuate troops guarding a historic tomb, demolishing it and moving the the 13th century remains of Suleyman Shah to a different site. Where is Turkey?

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