Current Events 4 Square

Instructions:

1.Browse the following websites and search for videos and articles which relate to current events:

CNN 10 (the new version of CNN Student News)

DoGo News

Newsela (see Mrs. DeMelo for login info)

Youngzine

2. Select THREE current events to read or watch a video clip about. AT LEAST ONE needs to be a news event about ASIA. Do not find news stories that are more than a month or two old.

3. Open a new new tab and a new Google Slide and create a table with four boxes. Entitle the document “Current Events 4 Square.”

4. In each box write the article title and a short summary for each of the articles you read or the videos you watched. Also in each box you need to make a connection between the article and the 5 themes of geography (remember MR.LIP).

5.In the 4th box add pictures of the maps of the countries where these events took place

6. Once your slide is complete, upload it in Google Classroom and “turn it in.” This will be counted as classwork for term 4.