Add Current Events into your daily routine. Set up a class calendar and assign a daily news reporter. Students use the planner and write or record a news video for the class. There is also a student self-evaluation rubric for grading. My class looks forward to the daily reports. We do ours righ
Present the big election of 1932 through the context of Nickelodeon's Hey Arnold! Students will be filling out graphic organizer describing the characters Mr. Simmons and Mr. Wartz, then draw comparisons to the historical figures Hoover and Roosevelt. Works great with nearly any secondary level for
This file includes an editable rubric to use when presenting current events, and an instruction sheet. My school uses standards-based grading, but you can easily change ESPN to whatever grading system your school uses.