Current Events


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Congratulations! You have earned your press credentials. You are now qualified to write about the news.

If you like keeping up with world events, this might be a great way for you to "kill two birds with one stone". You can study the news and get points for English.

Your book review should go in your writing portfolio.

If you like, you can use the following list of questions. Just paste them into your writing portfolio, and then answer them!

Current Events Report

  1. What is the URL of the original article?

  2. What is the headline?

  3. Who is the author of the article?

  4. What is the name of the website where you found the article?

  5. What is the date of the article?

  6. Who is involved? Who was affected?

  7. What happened?

  8. Where did it happen?

  9. When did it happen?

  10. Why did it happen?

  11. How did it happen?

  12. What background information (or context) can help us understand this event?

  13. What is your personal response to this news?

  14. What new vocabulary words did you learn? (Also provide the definitions)

  15. What questions do you still have?




Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.