Headline Geography

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.

This weeks lesson:
Chocolate makers protected from lawsuit over child slavery in Ivory Coast
-- 06/21/2021

Q: The U.S. Supreme Court last week threw out a lawsuit that claimed food giants Nestle and Cargill knowingly bought cocoa beans - the raw ingredient for your chocolate bars and treats - from farms in Ivory Coast that used child slave labor. Where is Ivory Coast?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: Claiming the companies perpetuated that slave trade to keep cocoa prices low, six men said they were trafficked as children from Mali and forced to work as slaves on farms in Ivory Coast. Mali is . . .

A. North of Ivory Coast
B. East of Ivory Coast
C. South of Ivory Coast
D. West of Ivory Coast



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