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:
Ecuador’s president moves government to avoid protests
-- 10/14/2019

Question 1 of 5

Q: President Lenin Moreno of Ecuador last week moved the seat of his government from Quito, the capital, to the coastal city of Guayaquil more than 150 miles away in an attempt to protect his government from large protests against austerity spending cuts. Where is small nation of Ecuador in northwestern South America?

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