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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.

Earthquake kills and injures hundreds in Italy -- 08/29/2016

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Q: Hopes of finding more survivors from Italy's powerful earthquake last week have faded as the death toll rose to nearly 300 people with almost another 400 injured. Where is Italy?

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