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5 Websites for students to print out articles on Current Events! Excellent articles that students find relevant. template for students to use to organize their ideas!

Current Events Critical Thinking Questions! Set of twenty task cards. Use with any current event and reutilize throughout the year. Promote higher order thinking in your classroom.

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Current Events Handout

Having students analyze the news is a great way to keep them informed as well as build real world reading skills. After a thorough reading of the article students will be asked to write out the following: - WHO is the article about? - WHEN did this event/issue happen? - WHAT are four important facts you found? - WHERE is this event/issue happening? - WHY is this event/issue important? - To review students are asked to construct a relevant based on the article.


FREE via Laura Randazzo: "Kelly Gallagher posts an Article of the Week he uses with his own classes. is a non-profit that produces and promotes documentaries. While Izzit wants us to purchase DVDs sold on its site (I haven’t), it also hosts a super-useful feature – daily Current Events with links to two school-appropriate articles, providing suggested questions to use with students. One article is relatively short for 7-9, one longer for 10-12." FREE

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5 Websites for Incorporating Current Events in the Classroom! And a Freebie! (Panicked Teacher's Blog)