Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Quebec’s wildfire smoke blankets eastern states
-- 06/12/2023

Q: Thick, choking smoke darkened the skies and threatened the health of millions of people in the eastern United States last week as wildfires burning across Canada forced thousands to flee their homes. Hundreds of fires burned in several provinces, but Quebec was the hardest hit. Where is Quebec?

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How 1928 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    45%
Wrong:  55%
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Question 2 of 5

Q: Fires have burned more than 2,800 square miles of Quebec, Canada’s largest province by area. Which Canadian province has the most people?

A. Alberta
B. British Columbia
C. Ontario
D. Quebec

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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.