• MONTHLY CURRENT EVENT ASSIGNMENT

    Each month, you will complete a current event assignment. This assignment is equivalent to a quiz. It should be turned in to our Google Classroom.  If you have any difficulty accessing the monthly assignment, please let me know ASAP!

     

     

    Current Event Format:

    • Article Title

    • Date of the article

    • Link to the article

    • One Paragraph Summary (IN YOUR OWN WORDS)

      • Current events that are plagiarized in any way will lose a minimum of 50 points.   Be sure to use your own sentence structure as well (avoid using the original author's sentences and just changing some of the words).

    • Image related to the article

    • Video clip related to the article (or link to a video clip)

     

    You may use the following resources, or choose a resource of your own. You may also use a hard copy article, just bring it to class or scan and upload it with your summary.

    SCIENCE DAILY        TIME FOR KIDS        SCIENCE NEWS         LIVE SCIENCE        SCIENCE NEWS FOR KIDS        SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN

     

     

    Current Event Rubric:

    • 1 video related to the article (related to some aspect of the topic) = 15 points

    • 1 image related to the article = 15 points

    • Current with date included (within 1 month from the day you find the article) = 5 points

    • 1 paragraph in your own words = 50 points

    • URL provided (or copy of the article) = 15 points