Get your students involved in current events with this current event assignment! With this assignment, they research one current event from two news sources: one from the right and left source using a website called All Sides. They compare how the same topic can be biased and persuasive. There is a rubric to make grading easier. Each student is assigned one week a marking period. We share and discuss current events every Friday. My student actually look forward to current events every week!
1. Assignment to compare the two sources and a connection to the class
2. Rubric for easy grading
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“Awesome way to look at current events – forces students to think about both sides of an issue. Ready to use without editing. A rubric is included. Would recommend it!” Lynn
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