Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
First group of interpreters fleeing Afghanistan arrive in U.S.
-- 08/02/2021

Q: About 200 Afghan interpreters and their families have arrived in the United States, the first group to be evacuated as U.S. forces leave Afghanistan. More than 20,000 Afghans who helped U.S. forces have applied to come to the United States in the face of deadly reprisals by rapidly advancing Taliban forces. Where is Afghanistan?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: The U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan is to be completed by the end of this month. About how long have U.S. troops been in that Asian nation?

A. 10 years
B. 15 years
C. 20 years
D. 25 years

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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.