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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.

Malta lets 7-year-old prince keep his shark’s tooth -- 10/05/2020

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Q: Officials in Malta last week quickly dropped an attempt to recover fossilized shark’s tooth that had been given to 7-year-old Prince George, third in line to the British throne. Malta is a small island nation 50 miles south of Sicily. Where is it on this map?

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Q: The great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth II was given the tooth by British naturalist Sir David Attenborough, 94, who found the fossil from a long-extinct megalodon shark while on vacation in Malta in the 1960s. Which nation ruled Malta from 1814 until its independence in 1964?

A. Britain

B. France

C. Italy

D. Spain

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