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:
Boy in Estonia led neo-Nazis tied to bomb plots
-- 04/13/2020

Q: A 13-year-old boy in Estonia calling himself “commander” was an online leader of an international neo-Nazi group linked to plots to attack a Las Vegas synagogue and detonate a car bomb at the CNN news network. Where is of Estonia?

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How 1147 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    49%
Wrong:  51%
Your score on this quiz: 1 out of 1

Question 2 of 5

Q: Before security officials intervened in January, the boy was a key figure in a group called the “Feuerkrieg Division.” In online chats, he claimed to be a founder of the group and had said he lived on one of Estonia’s islands in what neighboring sea?

A. Amundsen
B. Baltic
C. Celebes
D. Davis

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