• This is a copy of the template used for the weekly "Current Events" assignment.

     

    Name:  ______________________________________       Date:  ________________   Score:  _______/20

     Current Event           

        Source:  _________________________________________________   (Attach Article)            



    Article Title: _______________________________________________________________

         Article Date:   ______________________                           Circle One:     Local     State     National     International

    Who was involved?  _________________________________________________________________________

    Where did this event happen? (Be specific.)

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    When did this event happen? (Date, month, time frame and/or year)

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    What happened? (Please include 4 relevant details, and respond in complete sentences.) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Why is this event relevant or important? What was the Author’s Purpose? (To inform, entertain, share feelings or persuade?)

    ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Reflection (Please respond in complete sentences.)

    Reaction: (Your emotional response to the event(s) in the article, i.e. I was angry, saddened, happy, or overjoyed, because… )

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    Opinion: (What you thought about the event(s) in the article and why, i.e.  I thought… because…)

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    Connection: (What have you read, heard, seen or experienced that reminded you of the event(s) in this article?)

    __________________________________________________________________________________________