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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.

UN vote calls on Israel to halt settlements -- 01/02/2017

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Q: The United Nations security council adopted a landmark resolution demanding a halt to all Israeli settlement in the occupied territories after Barack Obama’s administration refused to veto the resolution. Where is Israel?

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Q: Jewish settlers have built 125 settlements and 100 outposts throughout the area known as the West Bank and in East Jerusalem, which Israel occupied after the Six-Day War in 1967. Before the war, the territory had been ruled by Israel’s eastern neighbor . . . .

A. Egypt

B. Jordan

C. Lebanon

D. Syria



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