This is a graphic organizer for students to complete on current events
Title of article:____________________________________________________________________________
1. Source:_______________________________________________ Date of article:_________________
2. ASSIGNMENT (Particular “Prompt” for Current Event):
3. TOPIC (The Subject of the Article – Not the Title!!!!)
4. How does this relate to a topic we have discussed this week?
5. Summary (In complete sentences and in your own words, tell me what the article is about. Think about the who, what, when, where, and why of the article.)
6. Reaction/Opinion (In complete sentences tell me what you think about the content of the article. Think about the following questions:
a. What makes this article important?
b. Why is it newsworthy?
c. Why did you choose it?
d. How might it affect you, your community, your state and/or your world?
e. What did you learn from it?
7. What did I already know about this topic? What are two good questions (Look at your HOT Q’s) I still have after reading this article?