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Explore current events through multiple lenses by comparing social media coverage with a national news article. Although you can easily apply this to a more recent event, this analysis focuses on the 2012 shooting in Aurora, CO. Learners review related vocabulary words before discussing their knowledge of the event. They read an article along with a list of tweets (included) covering the event. There is a graphic organizer for analysts to compare coverage from each source. The final writing prompt doesn't clearly connect, however the discussion questions and extensions are helpful.