Current Events Notebook Directions
You will have a current event due every Friday. For every current event you have completed
on time, you will receive a check mark and sticker. At the end of the nine weeks, you will turn in the notebook for a
grade. Your notebook should be
completed, whether you have all check marks or not, because you will still be
able to receive half credit. Each week,
you will need to have your notebook completed by the time you come to class.
You will also have a topic for every current event. Your topic will be one of the following:
Event-any event that involves another country
Event-any event that occurs in the Unites States
Event-any event that happens in the state of Ohio
Your current events notebooks will need to be set up as
- On the
front of the notebook you need to write Current Events Notebook. In the bottom right corner, you need to
put your name, period, teacher, and date.
first page of your notebook should have a title with an illustration. Also, you will need to staple that page
to the second page of the notebook.
current event must be taped or glued to the left side of the
notebook. You will write your
summary and analysis on the right of the notebook.
every new current event, you must head the page Current Event #X. This will help you keep track of how
many events you have in your book and how many more you need to do to
complete the notebook.
week, you will need to read your current event and answer three questions
in a paragraph each. I should be
able to understand the story by reading your response.
that current events are due on Friday ever week. Your notebook will be worth 200 points at the end of the
The due dates and topics for each of your current events
are located on the back of this sheet.