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.

Migrant boat capsizes near Puerto Rico -- 05/16/2022

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Q: A makeshift boat overloaded with migrants capsized near Puerto Rico last week, leaving at least 11 people dead. Officials said 38 migrants — 36 Haitians and two Dominicans — were rescued, but they estimated that up to 60 people could have been on board. Where is Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory?

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