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:
At least 62 killed in forest fire in Portugal
-- 06/19/2017

Question 1 of 5

Q: A huge forest fire in central Portugal has killed at least 62 people in what is possibly the deadliest-ever forest blaze in the Atlantic coastal country, used to its woods burning almost every summer. Where is Portugal?

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