• Current Event Guidelines

    Current events are due on Mondays.  Consult your teacher for due dates - posted in class.  Bring a copy of the current event report and attach the article, as well, for full credit.  Please type your work - there is not enough space on the template to hand write complete answers!!!


    Current Event Template- this is the CE Template. Download to your computer!  Should be typed each time.
    Current Event Model - A completed model
    Download it to your NMS drive and home computer. Keep a copy of the template.
    Dates: Everytime you turn in an assignment, name your doc using this format YYYYMMDD, for instance September 26, 2011 would be saved as "20110926.doc"
    Standard Formats for works cited, all works cited should in HANGING INDENT:
    Web with an author:
    Last Name, First. "Title of article." web address (example: cnn.com). web site title (example: CNN.com). date published (29 JAN 2013). WEB. date accessed (30 JAN 2013).
    Web without an author:
    "Title of article." web address (cnn.com). web site title (CNN.com). date published. WEB. date accessed.
    Newspaper or Magazine:
    Last Name, First. "title of article." name of paper or magazine. page number. PRINT. date of article.
    Suggested websites for Current Events:
    CNN: http://www.cnn.com/ (tends to be middle of the road)
    Foxnews: http://www.foxnews.com/ (tends to be Conservative, pro-Republican)
    MSNBC: http://www.nbcnews.com/ (tends to be middle of the road)
    PBS: http://www.npr.org/sections/news/   (tends to be neutral with broad coverage)
Last Modified on August 30, 2019