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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:
Calling Gibraltar a colony upsets Britain
-- 02/04/2019

Question 1 of 5

Q: Britain complained last week about the European Union (EU) calling Gibraltar a “colony” in draft legislation about Britain leaving the political and economic union. Calling the 2.6-square-mile British territory at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula a colony could help Spain’s claim to the land. Where is Gibraltar on this map?

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