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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.

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

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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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