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:
Hundreds of thousands protest in Hong Kong
-- 06/17/2019

Q: Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong last week to oppose a proposed extradition law which critics said could silence political dissent in the territory. Hong Kong is in which nation on this map?

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Q: In the face of the massive protests, Hong Kong’s chief executive indefinitely suspended consideration of the extradition bill which would allow suspected criminals to be sent to mainland China for trial. The chief executive was installed in 2017 by the mainland government in China’s capital . . .

A. Beijing
B. Chongqing
C. Shanghai
D. Tianjin

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