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 backs Israel’s authority over seized territory
-- 03/25/2019

Q: In a Twitter message last week, President Donald Trump said “it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights,” about 460 square miles of land that Israeli forces seized during a 1967 war with its neighbors. Where is Israel?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: Israelis took Golan's rocky highlands from which country on Israel’s northeast border?

A. Egypt
B. Jordan
C. Lebanon
D. Syria



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