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:
Nicaragua militias attack church to get to students
-- 07/16/2018

Q: Armed militias loyal to Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega opened fire on a church where 200 protesting university students and others had taken refuge. Two students were killed at least 10 injured in the 15-hour siege. Where is the Central American nation of Nicaragua?

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Q: More than 300 people have been killed since April in protests against Ortega’s increasingly authoritarian regime. One of the last centers of resistance was the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua  in the capital city . . . .

A. Belmopan
B. Managua
C. San Jose
D. Tegucigalpa

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