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:
Croatia’s attorney general steps down for being a Freemason
-- 02/24/2020

Q: Croatia’s attorney general quit last week after top officials threatened to fire him for being a member of a Freemason fraternal organization. Where is the crescent-shaped nation of Croatia on the Balkan Peninsula?

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Q: Over the last 400 years, members of the Freemasons have both risen to positions of political power and been persecuted and killed. Some religions ban membership in Masonic groups. What is the leading religion in Croatia?

A. Eastern Orthodox
B. Lutheran
C. Roman Catholic
D. Sunni Muslim

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