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:
Beer with the prince: Liechtenstein marks its 300th anniversary
-- 08/19/2019

Q: The prince of richest nation in the world celebrated Liechtenstein’s 300th anniversary last week at a castle garden party open to citizens. Where is the 62-square-mile speck of country on the border between Switzerland and Austria?

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Q: Liechtenstein ranks as the world’s richest nation with an annual gross domestic product (GDP) of $139,100 for each of its nearly 38,000 people. Which nation ranks second in GDP per person?

A. Bermuda
B. Monaco
C. Qatar
D. United States

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