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.

Valentine’s Day roses courtesy of Colombia -- 02/12/2018

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Q: The majority of roses Americans give one another on Valentine’s Day, roughly 200 million in all, are grown in Colombia. Where is Colombia?

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Q: The roses are grown in thousands of acres of white-tarped greenhouses under 12 hours of natural sunlight at an 8,400-foot altitude outside Colombia’s capital city . . .

A. Bogota

B. Caracas

C. Lima

D. Quito

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