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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:
Giant dust plume sweeps in from Sahara Desert
-- 06/29/2020

Question 1 of 5

Q: Winds have swept an unusually thick, nearly 5,000-mile-long plume of dust from the Sahara Desert to the blanket the Caribbean and the states along the Gulf of Mexico. Where is the Sahara Desert?

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