CURRENT EVENT THURSDAY ASSIGNMENT
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.5 Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.
Directions: Every Thursday is Current Event Day. You will complete the attached (see PDF below) Current Event Form by the end of the period on Thursdays in class. Below are the links to different online newspapers. Just in case you are unable to bring an actual newspaper or magazine article, you can ask to use a classroom computer and read a digital copy of an article.
Los Angeles Times
The New York Times