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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.

Syria sends tanks against protesters -- 05/09/2011

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Q: Troops and tanks swept into the city of Baniyas, a center of anti-government protests that have left hundreds dead across Syria. Where is Syria?

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