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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.

Hurricane Irma rips up the Caribbean on way to U.S. -- 09/11/2017

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Q: Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, devastated islands across the Caribbean Sea as it plowed toward Florida. Where is the Caribbean Sea?

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Q: Irma left at least 22 people dead and thousands homeless across the Caribbean. Where did the Caribbean Sea get its name?

A. Christian saint

B. Mayan god

C. Native American people

D. Region in Spain



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