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.

Wildfire forces 88,000 to flee Alberta city -- 05/09/2016

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Q: A state of emergency was declared last week in the province of Alberta in Canada when a wildfire forced all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to flee. Where is Alberta?

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