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Updates made:

Friday March 28, 2014 16:18 GMT+1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Event Graphic Organizer

 

Topic of the article:

Who was involved?

When did it occur?

What happened?

 

Where did it occur?

Event Type:
 

c   Local:  Ansbach or Base News

c   National:  Somewhere in Germany

c   Homeland: USA news

c   World:  Outside of the USA &   

                        Germany

Why I picked this article?

Citation
Name of article: ______________________________________________________

Where I found it: _____________________________________________________

Publication date:  _____________________________________________________

                                                         

Take all this information and write, in paragraph format,
a summary incorporating all this information.

CURRENT EVENT NEWSPAPER RUBRIC


 

 

0

1

2

3

4

Article

No article   Partial article only  

 

Full article

Web

No web included Missing major topic and/or supporting details Incomplete or inadequate web Adequate web, could use more detail Complete and accurate web containing all details

Citations

No mention of article, newspaper, and/or date

Missing 2+ of: article, newspaper, and/or date

Missing only one:  article, newspaper and date

Article, newspaper and date included, but not formatted correctly

Article, newspaper and date included, formatted correctly

Event

Does not identify article as world, national, or local event   Incorrectly identifies article as world, national, or local event   Identifies article as world, national, or local event

Summary

Did not include a summary Used own words to answer at least 1: who, what, where, when and why Used own words to answer at least 3:  who, what, where, when and why Used own words to answer at least 4:  who, what, where, when and why Used own words to answer who, what, where, when and why

Reasoning

Did not include a reason for article selection No reasoning for article selection Some reasoning for article selection Adequate reasoning for article selection Convincing reasoning for why article was selected

Overall

 

Of 24

Writing Rubrics

Ideas

1-6

 
Organization

1-6

 
Voice

1-6

 
Word Choice

1-6

 
Sentence Fluency

1-6

 
Conventions

1-6

 
Presentation (neatness)

1-6

 

 

Grade is applied to Social Studies & Language Arts