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:
Faeroe Islands dolphin slaughter sparks debate over tradition
-- 09/20/2021

Question 1 of 5

Q: The slaughter of 1,428 white-sided dolphins in the Faeroe Islands reignited a debate last week about a four-century-old tradition of hunting sea mammals for their meat and blubber. The islands are located in a North Atlantic Ocean area bounded by Iceland to the northwest, Norway to the east and Great Britain to the south. Where is that on this map?

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