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Current Events Worksheet

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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.

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Current Events Printables - Use with Any Article! Great for Informational Text

Here are 14 Ready to Use Current Events Activities. There are 12 Current Events worksheet and graphic organizers that can be used with any article....


This is a simple current event worksheet with a section for differentiation. The differentiation is based on Sandra Kaplan's Icons of Depth & Complexity. I use this worksheet as homework and then put students in small groups so they can share their current event in class.