Headline Geography

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.

This weeks lesson:
Women are half the ministers in Ethiopia’s new cabinet
-- 10/22/2018

Question 1 of 5

Q: Ethiopia’s reformist prime minister last week announced a new cabinet that is half female, in an unprecedented push for gender parity in Africa’s second-most-populous nation. Where is Ethiopia on the Horn of Africa?

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