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.

Australia’s wildfires choke Sydney -- 12/09/2019

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Q: As nearby wildfires raged out of control last week, Australian officials canceled outdoor events and warned residents to avoid the choking clouds of smoke enveloping the city of Sydney. Where is Australia?

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Q: Sydney is Australia’s . . .

A. Capital

B. Driest city

C. Largest city

D. All of the above

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