Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
World War II map starts a treasure hunt in the Netherlands
-- 01/09/2023

Q: Amateur treasure hunters took to the fields of the Netherlands last week armed with metal detectors and a map believed to mark the spot where German soldiers hid millions of dollars in gold, silver and jewels during World War II. Where is the small country of the Netherlands on the North Sea?

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Q: The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but Adolf Hitler’s troops invaded the country in 1940 during World War II. Germany borders the Netherlands to the ...

A. North
B. East
C. South
D. West

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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.