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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:
Nicaragua to start building canal next month
-- 11/24/2014

Question 1 of 5

Q: Nicaraguan officials say construction of a $50 billion canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans will start December 22nd. Where is Nicaragua on this map of Central America?

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