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Access: Current Event Project

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Erin Neutzling

on 16 December 2011

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Your job: Format The event must be: (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr (cc) photo by Franco Folini on Flickr (cc) photo by jimmyharris on Flickr (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr Access Program:
Current Events Research Project "What's Up in the U.S.A.?" In pairs, research a current event in the US and write a report on it. current
(last 6 months)
important 1. Actor Alec Baldwin kicked off plane because he would not turn off his cell phone.

Which would be the best?
What is the
article about?
Second Paragraph Who? What? When?
How? Why? Why is this controversial? What are the various sides to the story? First Paragraph Interpret the motivations and interests of the people/ organizations involved. Third Paragraph Why is this news important?
What is your opinion?
Can you relate this to any news or events in PY? React to the news and develop your own opinion. Read about the same topic in at least 3 different sources. 3. Dozens arrested in Occupy DC protests. 2. Discovering the South Pole:
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first successful expedition to the globe's southernmost point Print
or online
and magazines Is it respected?
Is it reliable?
not some dude's blog!
author of the article
the name of the article
the name of the newspaper
the city published in (if not a national newspaper or indicated by the newspaper name)
the date published
the edition (if given)
the section (if given)
and the page number of the newspaper.

New Twilight movie is a hit! Brad Pitt announced sexiest man alive!
Lady Gaga wears a dress made
out of meat! Citing Newspapers Possible Sources: not the only ones!
Voice of America (VOA) http://www.voanews.com/learningenglish/home/usa/
CNN http://edition.cnn.com/
New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/
Google News http://news.google.com/
TIME magazine http://www.time.com/time/
TIME for kids http://www.timeforkids.com/news
http://www.timeforkids.com/news/disappearing-dollar/17131 In Print
Author of Article. "Name of article." Name of Newspaper [City Published] Date Published, Edition, Section: Page Number of Article. Citing Newspapers Regen, Phil. "The Reign of the Tiger." The Daily Herald [Chicago] 5 May 2004, 2nd edition: 12+.

Author of Article. "Name of article." Name of Newspaper Date Published. Date Accessed <URL>.
the author of the article
the name of the article
the name of the newspaper
the date published.
date accessed and the URL. online Somashekar, Darshan. "Bioethics and Religion." New York Times on the Web 8 Oct. 2004. 10 Oct. 2004 <http://www.nytimes.com/bioethics>. Format Example Format Example When you summarize, you retell the most important points in your own words. Can you think of times in your day-to-day life
when you summarize something for someone? For example: A friend asks, "What is that movie about?" and you answer with a summary. Note: The process for citing magazines is similar to newspapers. the author of the article
the name of the article
the name of the magazine
the date published
and the pages referred to.

Format (print) Author of Article. "Name of article." Name of Magazine Date Published: Page Number(s) of Article.
Gordon, Matt. "The New Ferrari." Car and Driver 8 May 2005: 17-20. Examples Try It Together! Format (online)
Gordon, Matt. "The New Ferrari." Car and Driver May 2005. 10 May 2005 <http://www.caranddriver.com/nferrari>. Examples Author of Article. "Name of article." Name of Magazine Date Published. Date Accessed <URL>. http://www.timeforkids.com/news/disappearing-dollar/17131 "Disappearing Dollar?" Plasket, Kelli. "Disappearing Dollar?" Time For Kids. Oct 26, 2011. Accessed 13 Dec 2011. <http://www.timeforkids.com/news/disappearing-dollar/17131> How would you cite that source? Questions??? Read this article for homework. Together with your teacher, you can work to write an example report.
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