Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
‘Barbie’ gets caught in a South China Sea whirlpool
-- 07/10/2023

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Q: Vietnam has banned the release of the “Barbie” film because of a scene that that includes a “nine-dash line” map that China has used to claim as much as 90 percent of the South China Sea – a claim rejected by Vietnam and other nations bordering the sea. Where is the South China Sea?

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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.