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.

Army raid ends violent Islamist siege in Algeria -- 01/21/2013

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Q: Algerian officials said their army launched a final assault after Islamist militants began killing the foreign hostages they had seized four days earlier at a natural gas plant in the desert. Where is Algeria on this map?

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