This project works best in a unit with natural and man made disaster vocabulary and preterite verbs. Students should have a good grasp of both regular and irregular preterite verbs before taking this project on. Student work in pairs to create a short newscast of current events. They can use real events or create their own. Download contains instructions for project, grading rubric and an outline for students to take notes on their current event before creating their newscast, and a thematic vocabulary list. Project works best with level II or higher and each newscast takes about 5 minutes to present in class. Project could be easily differentiated to creating a video.
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