Current Events Article Write Up and Presentation Guidelines
: A major part of developing an informed perspective on health and society is maintaining an understanding of the current events that are taking place and how they may shape our surrounding community, state, country and globe.Thus, you are required to do current events for this class. This will be an assignment that you complete two times per quarter and is aimed at relating current events to one of the themes we are examining in Advanced Health. You are toinclude the following components in your typed write up.
Write Up Details
I.Typed 1 page copy for teacher before sharing with class
a.Make 2 Copies (One for teacher, One for you during sharing)II.Topica.Under what fields does this current event apply/impact?
III.Article Informationa.Date of Article: Needs to be within the past month.
b.What is the title of the article? Exact wording.
c.Article Source? Where did you get it from?
d.Print, cut out, or photocopy the article to be turned in.
a.Briefly, and in your own words, summarize the details and content. b.5 Major details (Who, What, Why, When, etc.). This can be bullet format.V.Reaction
a.Take a position on the issue contained in the article. b.How do you feel about this event? Your viewpoint and opinions.c.This is not a critique of whether the article is good or bad. This assignmentis a reasoned opinion on the issue presented and the goal is to explore your attitudes/thoughts/beliefs on the various topicsVI.Impact
a.How might this current issue impact health and society. b.This could be small or large scale.VII.Discussion question arising from this event
a.Open ended and gets at the heart of the issue.
VIII.Presentation to Classa.Materiali.Topic Article Infoii.Summary and Detailsiii.Reaction and Impactiv.Discussion Question Arising from this event b.Presentationi.Covers all Material -2.5 Pointsii.Preparation and Organization -2.5 Pointsiii.Basic Presentation Skills: Eye Contact and Voice-2.5 Points