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.

African migrants head for Canary Islands -- 09/07/2020

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Q: Migrants are increasingly crossing a treacherous part of the Atlantic Ocean to reach the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago near West Africa, in what has become one of the most dangerous routes to European territory. Where are the Canary Islands?

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Q: As an autonomous community of Spain, the Canary Islands are part of the European Union (EU). The increased traffic to the Canaries started after the EU last year started paying Morocco to block Europe-bound migrants from crossing the ...

A. Aegean Sea

B. Black Sea

C. Mediterranean Sea

D. Red Sea

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