June 19

Student’s Are the News

Students are the News – News Story Coverage

Your assignment is to find a news story from one of the linked sources below and to select one of the stories to represent.  Your task is to represent all the major facts of the news story.  Students are encouraged to engage in many different forms of presenting the news article they have chosen.

Great news sites to follow:



Possible ways to represent the news story:

Poster showing the main facts

Point-form list of the facts

Power-point presentation sharing all the different facts

Dramatic representation – recreate the scene, a panel of “experts”, fake interviews, and more…

an in-person news report or oral presentation (example)

A short video that explains the news story

paper slide video (example)

Musical – create a song, wrap, or dance (example)

an animation

write-up summary

a short story about the news story showing a point of view

whiteboard animation/drawing video showing the news story idea (example)

suggest an alternative (get creative)


Download the rubric below to see how you will be marked on this assignment.

15.04.16 global wrap rubric

Posted June 19, 2015 by mrewert in category Social Studies

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