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   Middle School Current Events Prompts

Middle School Current Events Writing Prompts

1. Civic Event

Attend a civic event in your local community. This can be a town hall meeting, a protest, a rally, a fair, a meet or a religious event. Write a description of the incident, a summary of what happened and the ways it affects the community.

2. Global News

Find a news story taking place in another country and summarize it. How is it important to global interactions and world politics?

3. Local News

Choose an event that occurred at school or in the local community and write a news article about it. Remember to cover the who/what/when/where/why in the first paragraph and to gather contextual quotations from reliable sources.

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