4 x 4 Current Events


Purpose:

  • Create a general overview of several current events stories.
  • Summarize a current event in a student’s own words using brief jot-notes.
  • Use the ‘Who, What & Why’ model

Instructions:
  1. Research 4 current events stories.
  2. Each stories will include:
    1. Date & Headline
    2. Description of the important aspect of the story in 4 bulleted points. (Who, What & Why)
  3. Jot notes will be made in a Google Doc. Do not print –Please share them with me.


Suggested news websites:
http://www.google.ca/news
http://www.newser.com/
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/
http://www.cbc.ca/news/