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This weeks lesson:
Sudan’s young archaeologists take charge
-- 01/02/2023

Q: After decades of expeditions run by western archaeologists, a wave of young Sudanese are now exploring their nation’s ancient history. Where is Sudan, where the Blue Nile and White Nile rivers join to form the Nile River that flows north into the Mediterranean Sea?

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Q: Starting about 10,000 years ago, what is now Sudan was one of the world’s “cradles of civilization,” and its people later ruled as Egyptian pharaohs. The Rosetta Stone, which has allowed archaeologists to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics, was first seized by which European invaders 1799?

A. British
B. French
C. Italian
D. Spanish



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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.