Current Events News Assignment: It is important for students to be informed about current events happening locally and globally. In this NO PREP just photocopy activity, students examine online or print news sources to report on a current event for their class. This can be used with any non-fiction new article or text.

This assignment is also part of a larger bundled product.

Oral Presentations Bundle

Included in This Resource:

  • teacher lesson plan
  • student assignment sheet
  • 3 different types of current events graphic organizers to practise main idea and significance
  • balanced literacy lesson plan (guided practice – modelled, shared and independent)

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