Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Dozens killed and hurt when rail bridge collapses in Mexico
-- 05/10/2021

Q: At least 24 people were killed and 77 injured when an elevated section of the Mexico City metro commuter railway collapsed last week. Where is Mexico?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: The bridge reportedly was repaired after it was damaged in a 2017 earthquake. Mexico City often suffers earthquakes because it is ...

A. Built on a lakebed
B. On the Ring of Fire
C. Surrounded by volcanoes
D. All of the above

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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.