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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.

Arizona gets too hot for some planes to handle -- 06/26/2017

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Q: Dozens of flights were canceled last week at Arizona’s largest airport because the airplanes could not operate at temperatures above 118 degrees Fahrenheit. Where is Arizona?

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Q: It was mostly regional flights that were canceled at Sky Harbor International Airport which serves Arizona’s capital city. What is the capital of Arizona?

A. Austin

B. Phoenix

C. Santa Fe

D. Tucson

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