National article 1 (2nd grade)
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - National article 1 (2nd grade)
Name: ___________________ # _____ Date: ____________________February 7, 2011 Current Event: National Article This week you will be looking for a current event that is about something happening withinour nation (anywhere in the U.S.). The story you choose can be about the government ordifferent problems they may be trying to solve, an issue from another state, or a story about aperson who is being noticed, good or bad, for something they have done. Remember tochoose an article that is no more than 2 weeks old. Great places to look would be the BeniciaHerald, the Vallejo Times Herald, online, like Scholastic News, or even in magazines. Manynewspapers have online versions that they update daily if you do not subscribe to a newspaper.Another great place to look is the public library. They subscribe to many of the localnewspapers and also have internet access available. After you have chosen your story, complete the organizer on the back of this page tohelp you organize your information. Make sure you are able to tell about who the article isabout, what the article talks about, and where it takes place. You should also note where youfound the article and what date it was printed or published. Have fun and happy currentevent hunting!Remember: • A summary is a paragraph that includes only the main details of the article. Only include the information that is the most important and leave out the smaller details. • The story or article you choose must be current! You cannot choose a story that is more than 2 weeks old. • Your current events are due Friday. When you turn them in they should include a completed back page and the article or story / information about the news program. • Have a parent proofread your writing to check for spelling and grammar mistakes.
Name of Newspaper or Other Source: ______________________________________________Date of Article or Story: ___________________________________________________________Title of Article or Story: ___________________________________________________________Who is the article about?________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Where does the story take place?________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What is the article about?Summary (remember to just include the main points!): __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ You can attach another sheet of paper if you need more space.Why did you choose this article? ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ • Make sure a parent or other adult proofreads your work before you do your final copy!