4 x 4 Current Events

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

  1. Research 4 current events stories. (shoot for 4 - 2-3 are OK)
  2. Each stories will include:
    1. Date & Headline
    2. Description of the important aspect of the story summarized in your own words using 4 bulleted points. (Who, What & Why)
  3. Jot notes will be made in a Google Doc. Do not print – You no longer need to share these - please name them "Jan 15 Current Events"

Some Stories To Look At:
  • Ammonia Leak on the Int'l Space Station
  • Follow up to the Paris Terror incident (watch for graphic images....)
  • Impact of declining oil prices
  • 'Alberta recession'?
  • Impact of the declining dollar on Canada
  • Ebola & a vaccine
  • Air Asia Plane Crash

Suggested news websites: