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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:
Citizens walk for hours to vote in Nepal
-- 12/04/2017

Q: Scores of voters walked for hours across narrow mountain ridges to vote Sunday in Nepal’s first parliamentary elections since 2006.  Where is the small nation of Nepal?

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How 373 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    49%
Wrong:  51%
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Question 2 of 5

Q: The trekking voters were members of an ethnic group known as skilled mountaineers who are famous for guiding Western adventurers to difficult summits. What is the name of this mountain-dwelling group?

A. Anasazi
B. Highlanders
C. Montagnards
D. Sherpas



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