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:
California becomes the state hit hardest by Covid-19
-- 07/27/2020

Q: California last week reached a No. 1 status that no state wants. It passed New York for highest total of Covid-19 cases nationwide with over 414,000. Click California on this map.

Correct! (Scroll down for the next question)

How 2288 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    50%
Wrong:  50%
Your score on this quiz: 1 out of 1

Question 2 of 5

Q: With 39.7 million people, California is America's most populous state by far. Which is No. 2?

A. New York
B. Florida
C. Texas
D. Pennsylvania



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