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:
Northern Ireland leaders urge calm after journalist's killing
-- 04/22/2019

Q: Two teenagers have been arrested in Northern Ireland as suspects in the killing of a journalist during a riot, police said. Politicians called for calm after the shooting added to concerns about the stability of the region’s 21-year-old peace deal. Where is Northern Ireland?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: Northern Ireland is . . .

A. An independent nation
B. Part of the Irish Republic
C. Part of the United Kingdom

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