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:
Britain leaves the European Union
-- 02/03/2020

Q: The United Kingdom (UK) officially left the European Union (EU) last Friday in Brexit (a word blending “Britain” and “exit”). But, Britain remains subject to EU laws and part of the EU customs union and European Single Market until it works out a final deal with the remaining 27 nations of the EU. Where is the UK?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: The UK and EU have set a deadline of Dec. 31 to reach a final separation agreement. One area of potential disagreement is the British border with which nation?

A. France
B. Ireland
C. Norway
D. Spain



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