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:
Protests over Minnesota death spread across nation
-- 06/01/2020

Q: Video of a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed black man, George Floyd, for nearly nine minutes as he was dying has sparked violence in the Minnesota city and protests in every state. Where is Minnesota?

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How 565 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    51%
Wrong:  49%
Your score on this quiz: 1 out of 1

Question 2 of 5

Q: Protests turned violent in Minneapolis where a police station and many businesses were burned. The violence also spread to the state capital . . .

A. Saint Paul
B. Rochester
C. Duluth
D. Fargo

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