Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Journalist deaths jump 50%, led by war-torn Ukraine
-- 01/30/2023

Q: Sixty-seven journalists were killed around the world in 2022, 50% more than the previous year. The war in Ukraine claimed the most news media workers. Where is Ukraine, on the northern shore of the Black Sea and southwest of Russia?

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Q: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reported that more than half the journalists died in four countries, 15 in Ukraine, 13 in Mexico, seven in Haiti and four in the Philippines. Journalists also were slain in 20 other nations, including the United States. U.S. reporter Jeff German was killed last year in which city?

A. Chicago
B. Las Vegas
C. New York City
D. Washington, D.C.



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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.