1. Find an article in today´s newspaper about a world event that is especially interesting to you. Decide how to learn more about this topic.
2. List other resources available to learn more, such as the Internet, books, magazines and television specials. (LA.A.2.3.6)
3. Go to two other sources, and look up information on this topic. Take notes in a journal, on index cards or on a computer word processor, if you have one.
4. Share the information you learned from your research with your classmates. (LA.A.2.3.6 a,b)
1. Help your child by being interested in the topics he or she selected from the newspaper regarding world events.
2. If you child does not find something initially, help by guiding the child into topics you find in the newspaper yourself.
3. Read, think and work through world events, asking your child to tell you what feelings these events evoke for him.
4. Continue listening and talking, keeping the newspaper as a vehicle for lively discussion. Most of all, monitor the amount of television your child watches, and guide him to read more, and view less!
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