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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:
Philippines president accused of hiring hit men
-- 09/19/2016

Question 1 of 5

Q: In an extraordinary hearing in the Philippine Senate, a witness claimed that before Rodrigo Duterte became president, he paid a squad of hit men to carry out summary executions that involved feeding a body to a crocodile and dumping bodies into the sea. Where is the Philippines?

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