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This weeks lesson:
Jet ski tourists shot dead off coast of Algeria
-- 09/04/2023

Q: Two tourists vacationing at a Morocco beach resort were shot dead by Algeria’s coastguard after they strayed into Algerian waters on water scooters. Another tourist was arrested, and a fourth swam back to Moroccan territory. Where is Algeria, the largest country in Africa?

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Q: The border between the North African nations has been closed since 1994 in a dispute over Morocco’s claims to the territory of Western Sahara. Which sea were the four men on during the deadly encounter?

A. Arabian
B. Black
C. Mediterranean
D. Red



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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.