Grade 6 2nd Reminder- Current Events Scrapbook

Hello Grade 6 students. This is a reminder about your ongoing Current Events Scrapbook.

Using print, online news stations, television, radio, and podcasts, students will investigate at least one current event per month relating to Canada and the Global Community.

Relevant articles: those that show Canada’s international involvement in human rights, world health, economy & trade, disaster relief, and the environment.  

Step 1 – Monthly – collect any/all of the following:

Print Articles – students should cut out the printed article and attach it to their scrapbook.

Television/Online news articles- students should print the related article off the website channel and attach it to their scrapbook

Audio (radio and podcasts) – students should use the current event graphic organizer to summarize the information and attach it to the scrapbook.

Step 2 – Monthly – Complete a current-events-graphic-organizerfor each article. Present article and summary to peers. Post a copy of the article and summary in a product that appeals to your multiple intelligences (e.g., blog, webpage, Prezi, scrapbook, memory box, time capsule).

Success Criteria:

⃞ Select an appropriate article showing Canada’s international involvement in human rights, world health, economy & trade, disaster relief, and the environment

⃞ Use the ‘Report on a Current Event’ graphic organizer to plan summary

⃞ Prepare a written summary paragraph using the information from the graphic organizer and explain the significance of the article

December:

Ella, Noel, Catherine – due December 5th

Kendra, Marcus – due December 12th

Maddy, Pasandu, Jackson, Keaton, Kiersten – due December 19th

November:

Ella, Noel, Catherine – due November 7th

Kendra, Marcus – due November 14th

Maddy, Pasandu, Jackson – November 21st

Keaton, Kiersten – due November 28th

October:

Ella, Noel, Catherine, Kendra, Marcus – due October 17th

Maddy, Pasandu, Jackson – due October 24th

Keaton, Kiersten – due October 31st

 

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