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:
French woman not French enough for Quebec
-- 11/11/2019

Q: Quebec authorities ruled that because a French citizen wrote one chapter of her doctoral thesis in English her level of French language fluency wasn’t sufficient to obtain a certificate she needs to permanently settle in the Canadian province. Where is the province of Quebec?

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Q: Emilie Dubois, who grew up speaking French, said one out of five chapters of her thesis on cellular and molecular biology was in English because it was based on a published English article in a scientific journal. She received her doctorate from a French university in Quebec’s capital ...

A. Montreal
B. Ottawa
C. Quebec City
D. St. John's



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