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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:
U.S. chastises nations for ending ties to Taiwan
-- 09/10/2018

Q: In 1978, the United States ties with Taiwan in favor of diplomatic relations with China. Last week, The United States recalled its envoys to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Panama after recent decisions by those nations to do the same thing. Where is the island of Taiwan?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: While the United States formally recognizes only China, it remains the main military supporter of Taiwan’s government and maintains a de facto embassy in the island’s capital . . .

A. Beijing
B. Hong Kong
C. Seoul
D. Taipei



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