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:
Seeking cash, Zimbabwe sells 35 elephants to China
-- 01/09/2017

Q: Zimbabwe’s wildlife agency said it has sold 35 elephants to a Chinese wildlife park to ease overpopulation and raise funds for conservation. Where is Zimbabwe?

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Q: Zimbabwe officials said conservation efforts have been affected by restrictions on selling the country’s ivory stockpile. What nation - the world’s biggest ivory consumer - said it would ban the trade by the end of this year?

A. China
B. India
C. Russia
D. United States



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