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.

Hurricane Harvey tears up Texas -- 08/28/2017

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Q: Harvey slammed into Texas last week as a Category 4 hurricane causing heavy damage with winds of up to 130 mph. It lost strength after it moved onto shore and dropped down to a tropical storm. But, the storm continued to flood the state with record rains. Where is Texas?

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Q: Harvey brought catastrophic flooding to the most populous city in Texas . . .

A. Austin

B. Dallas

C. Fort Worth

D. Houston



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