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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:
Tensions rise after Lebanon’s prime minister ‘quits’
-- 11/13/2017

Question 1 of 5

Q: Lebanon’s prime minister appeared on television in Saudi Arabia to say he was resigning because he feared assassination by agents of Iran and its Lebanese ally, Hezbollah. But it was later reported that the Saudis had kidnapped the prime minister and forced him to quit because he would not confront the Hezbollah group. Where is the small nation of Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea?

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