Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Tensions rise as deaths soar in Turkey earthquake
-- 02/13/2023

Q: As the death toll soared past 30,000 people in last week’s devastating earthquake in Turkey, tensions grew over charges of slow disaster response by the government and a history of shoddy building construction. Where is Turkey?

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Q: A United Nations official warned the earthquake death toll could double in Turkey and which country on its southern border?

A. Armenia
B. Greece
C. Iran
D. Syria



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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.