Current Events Journal

The current events journal will be graded out of a total of seven points. Below is an outline showing how to obtain each point.

Point 1: Submit your article online at http://moodle.berlinwall.org

Your username and password is the same one that your use to logon to the school computers

Point 2: You must review a scientific article from a major news website or newspaper. Examples:

http://www.cnn.com/TECH/science/archive/index.html

http://abcnews.go.com/technology

http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/tech/main205.shtml

http://www.foxnews.com/science/index.html

http://www.sciencenews.org/

http://news.yahoo.com/i/753

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/science/

http://www.sciam.com/?ec=ypi

http://www.sciencemag.org/

http://www.scienceagogo.com/

http://www.sciencedaily.com/

http://www.courant.com/

Point 3: Fill in the Article Title, Date of Article and Link or URL for the article in the template below.

Point 4: Write a summary of your article in your own words in the template below. (4 or more sentences)

Point 5: Write why the article is important to you in the template below. (3-6 sentences)

Point 6: Write why the article is important to society in the template below. (3-6 sentences)

Point 7: Define five difficult vocabulary words in the template below. Use a definition from a dictionary or an online dictionary.

Extra Credit: Write an extra article review for extra credit. It will be graded using the guideline above.

TEMPLATE:

Article Title:
Date of Article:
Link or URL:

Summary:

Why it is important to me:

Why it is important to society:

5 Vocabulary Definitions:

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