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.

Volcanic eruption rocks Canary Islands -- 09/27/2021

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Q: A volcano erupted last week, forcing thousands to flee lava flows, and ash clouds closed an airport on one of the Canary Islands near the west coast of Africa. Where is this archipelago?

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Q: A popular subtropical tourist destination, the Canary Islands are an autonomous community of which nation?

A. Algeria

B. Morocco

C. Portugal

D. Spain



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