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.

Giant dust plume sweeps in from Sahara Desert -- 06/29/2020

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Q: Winds have swept an unusually thick, nearly 5,000-mile-long plume of dust from the Sahara Desert to the blanket the Caribbean and the states along the Gulf of Mexico. Where is the Sahara Desert?

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Q: The Sahara is the world’s ..

A. Largest desert

B. Largest hot desert

C. Driest desert

D. All of the above

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