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Current Events Assignment Rubric

  1. 1. Name: ____________________________ Class: _________________ Date: ____________ Economics Current Events Report LTHS Mr. Cress Requirements  You will be expected to complete a minimum of 4 current event reports for this class  Current events are due "by Thursday" of each week. This means that they will be accepted all week long (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday), including the actual day it is due (Thursday).  You have an opportunity to submit a fifth current events report for extra credit at the end of the session, or to make up for a missed report to gain full credit.  Reports are to be in paragraph essay format, not bullet points: 2-3 pages double-spaced, 12 pt. Times New Roman font  Expectations include proper spelling, grammar, and organization Assignment Opening the newspaper or watching a typical newscast is loaded with stories involving economic principles. The task of this assignment requires you to identify a current event reported in the print or electronic media and analyze the topic of the article economically. Complete the following set of inquiries and be sure to attach a copy of the article that you are analyzing (50 pts. possible). 1) Describe the event – summarize (10 pts.):  Who? (2pts.)  What? (2pts.)  When? (2pts.)  Where? (2pts.)  Remember to include the title of your article and the name of your source, with link (2pts.) 2) Background Information (16 pts.):  Describe the background or history behind the event. (4 pts.)  Describe the basic issue(s) behind the event. (4 pts.)  What economic principle(s) can be applied to the event or issue? Identify and briefly describe a specific principle that we have covered in class including the Chapter and Section that the principle is covered in the textbook. (8 pts.) 3) Impact (12 pts.):  Who or what is affected by it? (6 pts.)  Why is this important? (6 pts.) 4) Conclusion (your opinion):  How does this event or issue affect your life? If it does not, why not? (12 pts.) Source List: (Print or other online sources outside this list are acceptable, these are simply options) 1. www.usatoday.com 2. www.money.cnn.com 3. www.time.com 4. www.newsweek.com 5. www.usnews.com 6. www.wsj.com 7. www.msnbc.com 8. www.ft.com 9. www.forbes.com 10. www.NYtimes.com 11. www.news.google.com 12. www.economist.com 13. www.USAeconomist.com 14. www.americabusinessdaily.com/ 15. www.nysenews.com/
  2. 2. Name: ____________________________ Class: _________________ Date: ____________ Economics Current Events Report LTHS Mr. Cress 16. www.fortune.com 17. www.businessweek.com 18. www.reuters.com

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