Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Mystery shipwreck washes ashore in Newfoundland
-- 02/05/2024

Q: The people of Cape Ray are trying to solve the mystery of a 19th-century wooden shipwreck that recently washed ashore near their tiny community on Newfoundland. Where is Newfoundland, a large island at Canada’s easternmost point?

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Q: There have probably been thousands of shipwrecks off the coast Newfoundland over the last 500 years. Indigenous people lived on the island for thousands of years. Who were the first Europeans to live there?

A. English
B. French
C. Irish
D. Norsemen

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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.