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.

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa erupts for first time in 38 years -- 12/05/2022

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Q: The Earth’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa on Hawaii’s Big Island, is spewing a river of lava after erupting for the first time since 1984. Where is the state of Hawaii?

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Q: Mauna Loa rises 30,085 feet from its base on the ocean floor to its summit. That is taller than the mountain of …

A. Aconcagua in Argentina

B. Denali in Alaska

C. Mount Everest in Nepal

D. All of the above



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