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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.

5 dead after New Zealand boat flips in possible whale strike -- 09/12/2022

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Q: Five people died last week in New Zealand after their charter boat capsized in what may have been a collision with a whale, authorities said. Another six people were rescued. Where is the South Pacific island nation of New Zealand?

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