***UPDATED in 2017-2018 to now include 8 different note-taking options
***Updated in 2016-2017 - WORLD MAP TRACKER HANDOUT NOW INCLUDED
This download comes in both PDF and MS WORD formats.
The document contains easy-to-follow graphic organizers to keep middle or high school history students engaged with the daily 10-minute CNN Student News podcast.
There are five different versions of the document. some are more involved and appropriate for high school, others more structured, and better for middle school. Some require further research, others related to class lessons.
All 8 versions of the handouts fit ten dates on a page (or 20 using front and back), so students can use the same paper for several weeks.
option 1 - map tracking (students summarize stories and connect with an arrow to a world map
option 2 - summarize stories, connect to something they are learning in class, identify something new they learned
option 3 - identify stories and describe 3 details for each
option 4 - identify stories most relevant/intriguing and explain why
option 5 - related stories specifically to U.S. and World History
option 6 - identify a story and further research online
option 7 - open-ended notes on each story
option 8 - identify most intriguing stories and explain why, draw an image to represent the story