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:
Myanmar troops force 400,000 to flee to Bangladesh
-- 09/18/2017

Question 1 of 5

Q: Nearly 410,000 members of the Rohingya minority fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh to escape a military offensive that the United Nations has branded a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”. Where are Bangladesh and Myanmar, which is also known as Burma?

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