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:
Will South Korea-North Korea thaw outlast Olympics?
-- 02/19/2018

Question 1 of 5

Q: The Winter Olympics, which end next Sunday, bring rare contacts between South Korea -- site of the games -- and its northern neighbor. They have a combined women's hockey team and athletes who entered under a unified flag. North Korean musicians and cheerleaders also are there. Where is South Korea?

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