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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:
Record heat could spark intense wildfires in Australia
-- 11/23/2015

Question 1 of 5

Q: Amid drought, decades of declining rainfall and record-breaking temperatures Australia faces an especially intense wildfire season, which started early this year. Where is Australia?

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