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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:
Thousands flee wildfires in Greece and Turkey
-- 08/09/2021

Question 1 of 5

Q: Thousands of people fled wildfires sweeping through Greece and Turkey as a protracted heat wave turned forests into tinderboxes. Evacuations included rescues by sea as private vessels joined coast guard boats picking up people stranded on the shores. Where are Greece and Turkey in Southeastern Europe and Western Asia?

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