Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Fire threat empties the capital of Northwest Territories
-- 08/21/2023

Question 1 of 5

Q: Nearly all the 20,000 residents of Yellowknife fled the capital of Canada’s Northwest Territories last week as a large wildfire burned outside the city. Where is Canada’s Northwest Territories?

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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.