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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:
War-torn Yemen facing famine
-- 02/13/2017

Question 1 of 5

Q: The United Nations says Yemen is running out of wheat and 12 million people are facing the threat of famine after two years of civil war. Where is Yemen?

Click on the map to submit your answer


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