Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Wildfires spread as extreme heat grips Mediterranean
-- 07/18/2022

Q: Thousands of people were evacuated last week from wildfires in France, Spain, Portugal and Morocco as temperatures soared as high as 116 degrees in nations around the Mediterranean. Where is the Mediterranean Sea?

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Q: The searing heatwave showed no sign of easing. The Mediterranean Sea is at latitudes 30 degrees to 45 degrees North, a range that encompasses many U.S. states. The Mediterranean extends about as far north as which city on the Mississippi River?

A. Saint Paul, Minnesota
B. St. Louis, Missouri
C. Cairo, Illinois
D. Baton Rouge, Louisiana



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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.