December 11/12 Current Events

Purpose:
  • 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

Instructions:
  1. Research 4 current events stories. (shoot for 4 - Chat with Mrs. Tytler about how many you need to complete)
  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 "December Current Events" and place in the Google Drive Social Studies folder.

Story Ideas:

  • First Ministers talks
  • Dispute between Canada and China over the arrest of a Huawei executive
  • Alberta's challenges to the equalization payment program