Students and teachers find this activity interesting and beneficial.
Students locate and summarize articles related to your content area (business, science, history, etc.), Included in this resource are:
- How to tips for summarizing an article
- Article summary worksheet
- Rubric for grading.
This assignment aligns with the Common Core State Standards in the following ways:
• Students demonstrate a careful understanding of what they read
• Students determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text
• Determine the meaning of words as they are used in a specific context
• Provides an opportunity for students to discover information on their own
• Engages students in the information-gathering and learning process