Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Nicaragua police investigate bishop critical of government
-- 08/08/2022

Q: Nicaragua’s police said they have begun an investigation against a Roman Catholic bishop who has been an outspoken critic of President Daniel Ortega’s government. Where is Nicaragua, Central America’s largest nation by area?

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Q: Ortega has arrested potential political rivals and shut down media outlets to silence any dissent in Central America’s second-poorest nation. Which nation is the wealthiest in the region?

A. Costa Rica
B. El Salvador
C. Guatemala
D. Panama

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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.