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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.

Fires ravage refugee camp on Greece’s island of Lesbos -- 09/14/2020

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Q: More than 12,000 people were left without shelter last week after two fires destroyed the largest refugee camp in the European Union (EU). Local authorities claimed the fires were deliberately set by refugees desperate to leave the camp on Greece’s island of Lesbos. Where is Greece?

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