This project was created for US History I classes. It was created as an end of the year project. The assignment is three parts. In the first part students choose a current event topic and research 3 articles relating to that topic. They analyze the articles using an article analysis graphic organizer. The second portion requires students to reflect on their opinion of the current event topic and articles through writing an editorial. Finally, the last part has students connect their current event topic to a topic studied this year in class. They must draw connections between the past and present.
This product includes the following:
- Assignment Sheet (with links and resources for where to find current event articles)
- Article Analysis Worksheet
- Project Rubric
All parts of this product are editable.