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:
Fired scientist warns of Amazon deforestation in Brazil
-- 08/12/2019

Question 1 of 5

Q: A scientist who was fired after reporting surging rates of deforestation in the Amazon rain forest attacked the “vile, cowardly attitude” of Brazil’s right-wing president who had called satellite monitoring data “lies.” Where is Brazil?

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