Category Archives: Current Events

Current Events: Rising Tides

On Friday, I chose an article for current events about rising ocean levels. I found four different cities and how much more water they will have in the years 2020, 2040, 2080, and 2100. Miami: In 2020, Miami ocean waters … Continue reading

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Current Event Topics

Last week we came up with ideas for a new current events topic. We are nearing the end of our essays, so we need a new topic. Our project this time will be a PSA (public service announcement) created from … Continue reading

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Current Events

In the past two weeks we started to do a project on our current events topic. My topic is small animal testing and how it is wrong. We will write a persuasive essay on our topic using our current events … Continue reading

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Blog Post 2

So far the school year is going very well. I am enjoying morning meeting and current events. Also, I am also liking reading. All the books that we have read this year have been really fun, adventurous and well written. … Continue reading

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Current Events

Our day began with current events.  My teacher read an article about Israeli citizens that found silver treasure from the time of Alexander the Great.  My classmate read an article about how we, as humans, would react to the discovery … Continue reading

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Current Events 2/4/15

Today in Current Events, I read about a drone that crashed right below the US border. The link to the article itself is found below: http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/22/world/drug-drone-crashes-us-mexico-border/index.html A drone was carrying about 6.5 pounds of the synthetic drug crystal meth. Mexico … Continue reading

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Current Events 1/26/15

This morning, we started our school day with Current Events. I read about the Center for Biological Diversity suing the US Fish and Wildlife Service along with the National Marine Fisheries Service. They are filing a lawsuit because sea turtles, … Continue reading

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Current Events

For current events, I read an article about the Mexican gray wolf.  Here is my summary: In 1973, there were 5 wild Mexican gray wolves alive. They were rounded up for emergency captive breeding. They were released back into the … Continue reading

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Blog Post 1/5/15

Our first day back from holiday break was great!  We started with current events.  I read an article about how orca whale populations are declining because their main food source, Chinook salmon, are disappearing due to dams and climate change. … Continue reading

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Current Events 12/16/14

Today, we had a guest named Mavis. We worked together in Current Events. I showed her all of our different apps that we use for Current Events. Next, we chose to use Fox News, a newer app to our “collection”. … Continue reading

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