Current Event

  • Current Event

    Current Event

    American Civics and Government

    Studying our nation’s government includes examining real-time events that involve our government.  Therefore, each student will be required to provide a current event weekly.

    Rules and Expectations:

    *  The article and summary are due each Friday.

    *  The article may be from a newspaper, magazine, or a creditable on-line news outlet.  The article cannot be more than one month old.

    *  The article must be submitted with the summary.  If printing capabilities are not possible at home, email the article to Mrs. Cox ( no later than 5:00pm of the Wednesday before it is due.

    *  The summary is to be written in paragraph form and include the following:

                *Who is involved?

                *What is taking place?  When?

                *Who does this affect?

                *How is this related to either our current topic of study or a past topic of    study?

                *The title of the article, the author, the date of publication, and the name of the publication.

    *  The summary may be typed or neatly handwritten.