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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:
Madagascar battles plague outbreak
-- 10/09/2017

Question 1 of 5

Q: Madagascar’s Red Cross is stepping up efforts to stem a plague outbreak that has killed 30 people and spread into urban areas. Where is Madagascar?

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