Headline Geography

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.

This weeks lesson:
Trump resumes peace talks with Taliban in Afghanistan
-- 12/02/2019

Q: President Donald Trump went to Afghanistan Thanksgiving Day, visited U.S. troops and announced that he had resumed peace negotiations with the Taliban in America’s longest-running war. Where is Afghanistan?

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Q: When did the U.S. war in Afghanistan start?

A. 1979
B. 1996
C. 2001
D. 2006



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