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This weeks lesson:
Islamic State says it bombed procession in Iran
-- 01/08/2024

Q: The Islamic State extremist group claimed two of its “martyrs” killed 84 people in Kerman, Iran, in a suicide bombing attack last week during a memorial procession to the tomb of a slain general. Where is Iran?

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How 1893 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    41%
Wrong:  59%
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Q: The bombing was part of a sectarian conflict between Shia and Sunni Muslims that goes back nearly 1,400 years. The Muslim clerics ruling Iran are members of which sect?

A. Shia
B. Sunni



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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.