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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.

Police fire tear gas at migrants on Greece-Turkey border -- 03/09/2020

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Q: Greek police fired tear gas water cannons at migrants trying to tear down a fence Saturday in a desperate attempt to leave Turkey and get into Greece and the rest of the European Union (EU). Where are Greece and Turkey in southeastern Europe and western Asia?

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Second question (of five)

Q: Thousands of Syrian refugees gathered near the Greek border after Turkey said it would no longer stop migrants trying to get into the EU. Turkey shares a land border with Greece in southeastern Europe, but most of the country is located on what Asian peninsula?

A. Anatolian

B. Balkan

C. Crimean

D. Sinai



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