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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.

Northern Ireland leaders urge calm after journalist's killing -- 04/22/2019

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Q: Two teenagers have been arrested in Northern Ireland as suspects in the killing of a journalist during a riot, police said. Politicians called for calm after the shooting added to concerns about the stability of the region’s 21-year-old peace deal. Where is Northern Ireland?

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Q: Northern Ireland is . . .

A. An independent nation

B. Part of the Irish Republic

C. Part of the United Kingdom



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