1. Search the internet, newspaper, or magazines for any current event. The current event can relate to any topic (science, nation news, weather, sports, odd news, animals), but must be school appropriate.
2. Print or cut out the article.
3. Write three paragraphs (3-6 sentences each for 7th grade, 4-7 for 8th grade): one paragraph that summarizes the article, one paragraph that explains your reasoning for choosing this article, and one paragraph that explains how it impacts the world. You may choose to type or print these paragraphs.
Printing or cutting out the article-5
One paragraph summarizing the article-4
One paragraph explaining why you chose the article-4
One paragraph explaining global (or local) impact-4
Writing is neat (or typed) with little-to-no spelling errors-3