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:
Ireland responds quickly to save a beloved zoo
-- 11/23/2020

Q: Just hours after the zoo in Ireland’s capital warned that a pandemic lockdown may force it to close its doors for good, the zoo received more than $1.2 million in donations from the public and pledges from the government to help it survive. Where is the Republic of Ireland?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: What is the capital of the Irish republic?

A. Belfast
B. Derry
C. Dublin
D. Lisburn



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