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Current Event
Project
Group Roles
Main Idea
Ms. Miller 7th grade 2015
Current Event Project
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– You will be assigned to a group.
–In your group you will research 1 of these 6 topics:
–Culture: Customs, traditions, religion and politics, etc.
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–Government: Elections, laws, court decisions, etc.
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–Technology: New inventions, Innovative ways to better
our lives, etc.
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–Cooperation & Conflict: Foreign policy, trade
Current Event Project
Rubric: Notecard
–You will need to
2-5 Sources to research your topic.
–You will give a 5-7
minute presentation based on your topic.
–You will need to answer the who, what, when, where, why and how questions.
–You will also need to include your opinion in your presentation.
–WORKS CITED
– You may create a :
–PowerPoint or Prezi:
–Poster:
–Video:
–https://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/236918095?access_key=key31H8Vxd88Ynikcx9R6oD&allow_share=false&escape=false&show_recommendations=false&view_mode=scroll
Websites you may use
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–Broadcast
News Online
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–CNN
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–Fox News
•Print Newspapers Online
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Group Roles
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–You will need to assign each other 2 roles.
–You will be grading each other on how well you complete your role.
–Equipment Manager : pencils, paper, flashdrives
–Time Keeper: Make sure your group stays on task
–Recorder: Records main ideas, urls, quotes
–Facilitator: Makes sure the groups follow
–Illustrator: Creates the PowerPoint, Poster, Prezi, and Video
–EVERY GROUP MEMBER NEEDS TO HELP RESEARCH THEIR TOPIC EVERY
MEMBER WILL BE A RECORDER.
Rubric
–https://rcschoolsmy.sharepoint.com/personal/millerer_rcschools_net/_layouts/15/WopiFrame.aspx
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Main Idea and thesis Statement
–https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Es42-HTb8w7_6Ipmr6k-csF3eQFovd7KMyjH5LwSAw/edit#slide=id.p23
–Tomorrow
–http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/reading-worksheets/main-idea-test-1/
–http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help/informational_text_identify_main_idea_language_arts_seventh_7th_
grade.htm
–http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/free-reading-worksheets/reading-comprehension-worksheets/main-idea-worksheets/
–http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/7th/homework/read/skills/skills.htm

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