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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!

 www.teacherpage.com/jenserz/docs/Global_Issue_requirements.doc

 http://www.globalissues.org - 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

www.nj.com/cranford/     learning.blogs.nytimes.com/

or

Write a quick synopsis of a N.J. news article and a World news article.

 

 www.nj.com/starledger/                learning.blogs.nytimes.com/

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.
 

 

 www.90s411.com/index.html

Scroll down until you see the timeline.  Click on the year you are researching.

 

 

 

 

 

Timelines

timelinesInventions

Future Trends - Year 2000 & Beyond

 http://www.infoplease.com/yearbyyear.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Current Events in the World www.headlinespot.com

 

www.bing.com/news

 www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Social_Studies/Current_Events/Current_Events.html

 www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/current_events/

www.nytimes.com/learning/students/quiz/
www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11701889/
www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/create-a-quiz.php - Click on the link and create an online quiz about the current events topic you are researching.

 

 

 

 

 

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! 

 cranfordpsd.follettdestiny.com

 

 

 

The World

 NEW FOR JANUARY

 

  

 

Events that have on impact on your readers, that have real consequences for their lives, are bound to be newsworthy.

 

 

http://www.nj.com/starledger/      learning.blogs.nytimes.com/

 

 

 The World

 

 


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