Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Persian Gulf first stop for many Afghan evacuees
-- 08/30/2021

Q: Thousands of Afghans fleeing the Taliban takeover of their country were flown from the fallen capital of Kabul to temporary refuges in nations on the Persian Gulf. Where is the Persian Gulf?

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Q: About half of the more than 100,000 evacuees flown out of Afghanistan have transferred through three Gulf nations - Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). What nation is between Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf?

A. India
B. Iran
C. Iraq
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.