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Residents slowly abandon a forgotten town on Hispaniola

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas previews amazing, useful, wacky devices heading to stores

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: How do cartoons use visual clich├ęs?

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This week's word in the news: DIMINISHMENT

DEFINITION:
The act or process of decreasing: a reduction or curtailment


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Denver epitomizes this diminishment of nature in the city, a trend worldwide with 55 percent of humanity living in urban areas and a projected 2.5 billion more people on the way by 2050.
The Denver Post -- 01/14/2019