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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:
Trump raises tariffs on NATO ally Turkey
-- 08/13/2018

Question 1 of 5

Q: President Donald Trump said last week he was doubling tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum – an announcement that plunged the value of Turkey’s currency and worsened the nation’s economic troubles. Where is Turkey?

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