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:
Mass shootings kill at least 29 in Texas and Ohio
-- 08/05/2019

Q: Twenty people were killed and another 26 were wounded Saturday during a mass shooting at a Walmart in the far west Texas city of El Paso. Early Sunday morning, another nine people were killed and 27 wounded wounded by a mass shooter in Dayton, Ohio. Where is Texas or Ohio?

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How 806 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    54%
Wrong:  46%
Your score on this quiz: 1 out of 1

Question 2 of 5

Q: Federal investigators in El Paso said they were treating the shooting as an act of domestic terrorism and prosecutors were considering hate crime charges. Most of El Paso’s people are . . .

A. African-American
B. Asian
C. European-American
D. Hispanic



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