Students and teachers find this activity interesting and beneficial.
Students locate and summarize articles related to your content area (business, science, history, etc.) Both an article summary worksheet and rubric for grading are included.
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