World Issues Project
Open the Word document & print it out to make a hard copy. You can also work on it on the computer but don't forget to save it on the m:drive!
- you will find information here
So What's Happening in Cranford, New Jersey, the US, and the World?
Assignment: Pair up (no more than 2 people) and write a quick synopsis of a Cranford news article and a U.S. news article
Write a quick synopsis of a N.J. news article and a World news article.
The synopsis should be done in Word & copy & paste the link from the sites you gathered your information from.
Save your file on the m\drive as newsworthy article and your names
What Makes Something Newsworthy
What's happened in our World over the past 15 years? Most of you were born in the mid nineties and have lived through both turbulent times and an era of incredible innovativations.
Scroll down until you see the timeline. Click on the year you are researching.
Future Trends - Year 2000 & Beyond
Current Events in the World www.headlinespot.com
www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/currentevents_sources.htm - clearing house of current events sites
OAS Library Databases
Incredible amount of research sites for you to use!
NEW FOR JANUARY
Events that have on impact on your readers, that have real consequences for their lives, are bound to be newsworthy.