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:
Severe weather kills hundreds in Japan
-- 07/30/2018

Q: A typhoon hit Japan with torrential rains and winds up to 110 miles per hour Sunday, less than a month after floods killed more than 200 people and then a record-breaking heatwave left at least 80 dead. Where is Japan?

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Q: A typhoon is another name for a ...

A. Gale
B. Hurricane
C. Monsoon
D. Tornado



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