News and Weather Around the World
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Read an article from one of the news sources above, that
is related to the topic listed today on the Virtual Board displayed below.
Go to Step 2 when ready.
Hurrican Hugo and Costa Rica
- John McCarthy
Select articles regarding Yugoslovia and/or Kosovo in the Balkins.
In writing (paper or email), list
and explain the two important ideas from the article. Include the article's name,
date, and web address.
In groups of 3 or 4, share your article. Explain
the importance of one of your ideas.
Learn the 3 or 5 day forecast (ask your teacher which
one) for the area.
Based on the forecast and events in the article, how
will the weather effect what is occuring in the region? Share your ideas below, then
click the "Post Thoughts" button. Be prepared to discuss your predictions
Read what others have said.
- Write a news report using a word processor or a presentation tool, such as PowerPoint or
- Script and perform a video taping of news and weather from the region under study.
- Create an art piece contrasting student's predictions with reality. Include a
brief explanation or presentation.
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