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Current Events

Current Events

 What is Current Events:

  • Current Events are hand written summaries and reflections that include each student bringing in a newspaper article about a topic area given by the instructor.
  • The student must staple the article and picture (if one goes with the article) to the written summary and reflection of the article.
  • The summary and the reflection must be at least 5 sentences long. (10 sentences total)

The Points Awarded:

  • Having the article stapled to your summary/reflection is worth 2 points
  • Having a title (your own) written down is worth 2 points
  • Having the date of when the article was written is worth 1 point.
    • Those are 5 points that no one should miss.
  • The summary of the article is worth 5 points.
  • The reflection / your thoughts on the article are worth 5 points.
  • In total this assignment is worth 15 points.


When is it due?

·         They are due when you walk into class, no time will be given during class.

·         If we miss school on a due date, it will be due the next school day.

·         These assignments will be due mostly on Fridays. 

o   Aug. 29th

o   Sept. 12th & 26th

o   Oct. 10th & 24th

o   Nov. 6th (Thursday) & 21st

o   Dec. 5th & 19th

o   Jan. 15th (Thursday) & 30th

o   Feb. 13th & 27th

o   Mar. 13th & 27th

o   Apr. NONE

o   May (Dates to be determined)



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Aug 22, 2014, 4:06 AM