Current events definition: contemporary developments in local, national, or world affairs.
They are the important political and social events happening in the world now.
A good place to start: Are there many news sources around the world?
Here are some examples:
Current Events Task:
- Look for a story that interests you in the last 7 days – can be local, national or international
- Name of the news source. date and the author (if there is one) ORIGIN OF THE ARTICLE
- Summarize the main facts of the story – give the place, date and the participants – What is the PURPOSE of this article?
- Explain why you found this to be an interesting piece of news? – Did you learn something new?
- What PERSPECTIVE/S were presented in this story?