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:
Finland is still the ‘happiest’ nation
-- 03/23/2020

Question 1 of 5

Q: The Finns pride themselves on their “sisu” - stoic determination and the ability to act rationally in the face of adversity, like a pandemic. But, Finland’s people once again were ranked last week as the “happiest” on Earth. Where is the Nordic nation of Finland?

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