Science Current event
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by Missy Critchelow
| 11 Questions
Find a science article from a magazine, newspaper, or the internet. Read the article. Does it interest you? Can you understand it? If not, find another. Complete the article summary below for each article you read. Remember you must also include an annotated copy of the article either in the tray or as a digital attachment to this assignment in Google classroom.
Bibliographic Information
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Who is the author(s) of the article?
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What is the title of your article?
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Where did you find this article? (What is the name of the magazine, newspaper, website, etc. containing the article?)
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When was your article published? (To be considered a current event it cannot be more than a year old.)
Summary Information
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Briefly state the main idea presented in the article in one complete sentence. This is also known as the thesis statement.
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Summarize in a paragraph the most important information, ideas, facts, etc. presented in your article. (Who, What, When, Where, How?) Your paragraph is a minimum of 6 sentences. You must also include evidence from the article to support your summary.

Personal Reaction
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What was the most surprising or interesting thing you found by reading this article? How does this article relate to science or our science class? (Your answer should be a paragraph 5-8 sentences long.)

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What question(s) do you have after reading this article? What would you like to learn more about? (You must come up with at least 1 question.)
Monitor for Meaning
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Write 6 words from the article which are either unfamiliar to you or important in the article.
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Pick one of the words and define it. Include where you found the definition.
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Pick one of the words and define it. Include where you found the definition.
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