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Current Events Discussion

Guiding Questions:

1.       How does this topic impact students at North High? (give examples)

2.       How does this topic impact individuals in our community? (give examples)

3.       How has this topic impacted you personally? (give examples)

4.       What are the different sides (viewpoints) of this issue?

5.       What is a small action you could take to impact yourself or others?

Websites for Classes

Teachers can use these sites to have students complete assignments on current events. Use the free trials.  The leading source for current events, news and non-fictional content for Common Core ELA, Science and Social Studies. With thousands of news articles and new original content added daily, we are the leading online source of current events for students, teachers and schools.

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Links to News Sites

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