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945 resources with the concept current events

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Current Events

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students work in groups and are responsible for monitoring the daily news. They write 15 multiple choice questions that deal with world, national and local news. The quizzes are used to launch discussions on the highlighted events.
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Violence

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Pupils create a drama based on the theme 'violence'. Students then find newspaper articles that depict violence and share them with the class.
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Voice Your Opinion!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students work in groups discussing current events. They look through relevant newspapers for evidence to support their own ideas or opinions about the issue.
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The Timeline of a Lifetime

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create a timeline which includes four important events from their own life, two national events and two world events. They write an essay highlighting the four events included on the timeline.
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Organization of Nations Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners research the priorities and needs of an assigned country. They come together and debate current events from the point of view of the country they are representing.
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Holocaust Lesson Plan: Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the chronology of the Holocaust, make connections between Holocaust events and contemporaneous world events and acquire a frame of reference for comparing their reading with actual events during the time of the Holocaust.
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What We Read About

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine current events and create an artistic image that portrays the feelings brought forth by these readings.
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American Justice: The Texas Cheerleader Plot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students watch a video about one woman who planned to commit murder because of a cheerleading scandal.
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Treading Lightly on Flag-Waving

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the impact of world events on past Olympics as a springboard for understanding the cultural, political, and social climate surrounding the 2002 Winter Olympics after the events of September 11, 2001.