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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.

Nicaragua to start building canal next month -- 11/24/2014

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Q: Nicaraguan officials say construction of a $50 billion canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans will start December 22nd. Where is Nicaragua on this map of Central America?

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