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.

Six dead after record-setting floods in Texas -- 05/30/2016

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Q: At least six people have died in flood-related incidents in southeast Texas after the region was inundated with up to 19 inches of rain, authorities said. Where is Texas?

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