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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:
Turkish warplanes attack Kurds in Iraq
-- 07/27/2015

Question 1 of 5

Q: Turkey launched its first air strikes against Islamic State forces in Syria last week, but it also attacked Kurdish camps in Iraq. The Kurds have conducted some of the most aggressive and effective fighting against the Islamic State radical fundamentalists in Iraq. Where is Iraq?

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