Students enrolled in Current Events collect data on a daily basis in order to better understand the world. The assignments focus on economics, politics, religion, culture, and environmental issues. We will research, analyze, and assess the significance of quality news materials. To be successful in this course, a student must engage and participate in the class activities. The classroom with follow the PATH model. Students will be Productive while researching and analyzing material. We will be Accountable for the content presented in the classroom. Assignments will be completed in a Timely manner, and each student will act in an Honorable fashion.
Test= 30 pts
Class assignment= 5-10pts
Bell Work= 2-5pts
* May vary according to pace of course. There will likely be more class assignments, bell work, and projects due to the steady stream of news each week.
Possible areas of study may include, but are not limited to the following: