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:
Ecuador declares emergency over Venezuelan migrants at its border
-- 08/20/2018

Question 1 of 5

Q: Ecuador declared a state of emergency along its northern border last week because of a wave of migrants fleeing the hyperinflation, severe food shortages and violence that has gripped Venezuela. The nation then refused entry to anyone without a passport. Where is Ecuador or Venezuela?

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