Get your students involved in current events with this current event assignment! With this assignment, they research one current event from two news sources: one from the right and left source using a website called All Sides. They compare how the same topic can be biased and persuasive. There is a rubric to make grading easier. Each student is assigned one week a marking period. We share and discuss current events every Friday. My student actually look forward to current events every week!
1. Assignment to compare the two sources and a connection to the class
2. Rubric for easy grading
Don’t Believe Me Read a Review:
“Awesome way to look at current events – forces students to think about both sides of an issue. Ready to use without editing. A rubric is included. Would recommend it!” Lynn
Still, need some convincing?
As a secondary Social Studies teacher, I truly understand the lack of resources provided to us, along with the multitude of preps that are assigned to each teacher. I know the feeling of having to plan for several advanced classes each day, which can be very draining. I understand the hesitance to spend your money on anything.
This product, however, will do a few things for you and your sanity to allow you to fully enjoy teaching your students:
I offer sample units if you would like to see the quality of my work before spending your hard-earned dollars. Email me at [email protected] and let me know which unit you would like to view. I am confident that you will find this product worth the purchase.
✦How do I find out about and access new materials as they are posted?✦
It’s easy! Continue to follow me to get the notification emails of new products. Then, simply re-download the files and copy over the new items.
This purchase is for one teacher only
©️Melissa Seideman This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. Licenses are non-transferable. If you are a coach, principal, or district interested in transferable licenses to accommodate yearly staff changes, please contact me for a quote at [email protected]. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students.
Refunds: Due to the digital nature of these products, we do not offer any refunds for our products.