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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:
U.S troops to help battle Ebola in Liberia
-- 09/22/2014

Question 1 of 5

Q: President Obama is sending up to 3,000 troops to West Africa, where, a Liberian official says of the Ebola epidemic, "We are at war with an enemy that we don't see." Where is Liberia?

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