Current Event Research Project

Current Event Research Project
Current Event Research Project
Current Event Research Project
Current Event Research Project
Current Event Research Project
Current Event Research Project
Current Event Research Project
Current Event Research Project
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Common Core Standards
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This Current Event Research Project will assist students in the process of researching, reading, analyzing, summarizing, and presenting information.

This project consists of a teacher’s guide for suggested uses and a rubric that will guide students to correctly complete and present the research project.

A 5 x 8 index card template is also included. This template guides the students in writing the detailed information needed to present. It also guides the students in writing only the most important details of their current event project.

This project contains:

Teacher Guide
Student-Friendly Rubric
5 x 8 Index Card Template.

This resource is aligned with the following Common Core Standards:

RI.1.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.

W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

W.2.4 Produce a clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

SL.2.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with the relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

L.1.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

L.2.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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