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:
Mexico’s president owns no cars or real estate, but his wife does
-- 01/07/2019

Q: Mexico’s new president said last week that he he owns no real estate, vehicles or personal property, but he added that his family’s cars and home are in his wife’s name. Mexican politicians often transfer their wealth to family members. Where is Mexico?

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Q: Under a new anti-corruption system, Mexico’s federal, state and local officials will soon be required to submit detailed disclosures about their income and assets, as well as those of their families. What Nordic nation makes all of its taxpayers’ records public on what has been called “National Jealousy Day”?

A. Britain
B. Canada
C. Finland
D. Russia



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