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This weeks lesson:
Police raid president’s home in Peru
-- 04/01/2024

Q: Police and prosecutors conducted a surprise raid of Peruvian President Dina Boluarte’s home and office Saturday looking for Rolex watches and expensive Cartier jewelry as part of as part of an “unlawful enrichment” investigation. Where is Peru?

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Q: Saturday’s raid was the first such search of a sitting president in Peru. But, all of the country’s living former presidents except one have faced criminal investigations or imprisonment. How many presidents has Peru had in the past six years?

A. 2
B. 4
C. 6
D. 8



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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.