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.

World's newest nation is born - South Sudan -- 07/11/2011

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Q: South Sudan raised its flag for the first time last week as it became the world's newest nation. It became a separate nation after decades of civil war in Sudan killed some 1.5 million people. Where is South Sudan?

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