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.

Southern Africa’s deadly drought is leaving millions hungry -- 11/25/2019

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Q: An estimated 45 million people are threatened with hunger as a severe drought is strangling wide stretches of southern Africa. Where is southern Africa?

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Q: Many farmers are struggling to keep their families and animals alive as their crops fail in a drought that also is killing wildlife, including hundreds of elephants in Botswana and its northeastern neighbor . . .

A. Namibia

B. South Africa

C. Zambia

D. Zimbabwe



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