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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.

Top fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide is arrested -- 05/18/2020

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Q: A man accused of funding the militias that massacred about 800,000 people in Rwanda was arrested Saturday in France after 26 years on the run. Where is the small nation of Rwanda, about 50 miles west of Africa’s large Lake Victoria?

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