• What's Trending Wednesday

    Below you can find the directions, template for your weekly What's Trending Wednesday Assignment, and the worksheet for annotating your article using SMVS.

    *Remember these sheets must be printed out and your article must be stapled to the SMVS worksheet when submitting the assignment each Wednesday.

    What's Trending Wednesday Template

    What's Trending Wednesday SMVS


  • The following links will provide you with reliable information on current events specifically for students:

    Smithsonian: Tween Tribune


    DOGO News

    Public News Service 

    Science News for Students


    You may also search on popular news stations such as CNN, MSNBC, USA Today and local news stations for relevant articles.  Even our school library has some great resources!


    October's theme will be Politics/Government.  The following links will be the most helpful, but as always, any news outlet of your choice may also be used.


    CNN Politics

    Kids Post

    December's theme will be STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

    January's theme will vary from week to week. WTW for 1/15 will relate to Action Civics, and WTW for 1/22 will be based on MLK Jr. (article provided)