Global Issues & Current Events Awareness in the Classroom


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What is an informal way to assess your students level of current events knowledge?

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1. Why should you choose a single news outlet for all your students to choose their articles from?

2. Which of the following is an example of a good prompting question to give your students while they read their article?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Verify your understanding of global issues and current event awareness in the classroom with this quiz and worksheet. You can pass the quiz if you know about an example of a good prompting question and choosing a single news outlet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools help check your knowledge of:

  • Giving students a good prompting question while students read their article
  • Percentage that a current event assessment quiz should count towards the final grade
  • An informal way to check your students' level of current events knowledge
  • The importance of choosing a single news outlet for students
  • Why current events are important to know about

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on current events in the classroom
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the importance of current event knowledge
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about having just one news source for current events and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Get more comfortable with these current event topics using the lesson named Global Issues & Current Events Awareness in the Classroom. Use this lesson to cover the following objectives:

  • Define current event
  • Review current event activities
  • Determine why students need to know about current events