Currents Events

Students are to become aware of their community through this assignment. This may include their local news as well as national news.

From the list of links below, students are to write up a half to one page summary of whatever current event articles they see as relevant.

California Papers
National Papers

1st Headlines
Newsday- AP Wire
Rough and Tumble

In addition

In conjunction with our Current Events assignment, students may write letters to the editor for a variety of local newspapers.

For help in writing letters, please click here.

Students who write a clearly stated and well argued letter will receive 3 points. Students who have their letters published will receive an additional 2 points.

Please note that this form of extra credit is limited to ONE letter per week of class.