NewsELA Assignments


Article #6: What's for Dinner? Genetically engineered Salmon

posted Jan 7, 2016, 12:21 PM by Maria Clausen

Assignment: 

  1. Sign in to NewsELA. Remember to Sign in with your New Design (Google) email (click the RED link when you sign in)
Read the article at a level that is good for you 

Complete the writing prompt.

Article #5: Obama rejects Keystone oil pipeline

posted Nov 22, 2015, 12:06 PM by Maria Clausen   [ updated Nov 28, 2015, 10:38 AM ]

Using the words ECOSYSTEM (page 27) and FOOD CHAIN (page 17), tell us the following:

Do you agree with President Obama's decision to stop the pipeline? 

If yes, state why. (use the vocab words!)

If no, state why not. (use the vocab words!)

Please complete this assignment in NEWSELA (click on "Write" on the right side of the page). 



Article #4: Predatory fish declined by two-thirds in the 20th century

posted Oct 13, 2015, 8:55 AM by Maria Clausen   [ updated Nov 3, 2015, 10:57 AM ]

Assignment: 

  1. Sign in to NewsELA. Remember to Sign in with your New Design (Google) email (click the RED link when you sign in)
  2. Read the article at a level that is good for you 
  3. Take the quiz. 
  4. Complete the writing prompt.
 


Article #3: More than half the world's sea turtles have eaten plastic, new study claims

posted Oct 13, 2015, 8:53 AM by Maria Clausen   [ updated Oct 15, 2015, 4:59 PM ]

Assignment: 

  1. Sign in to NewsELA. Remember to Sign in with your New Design (Google) email (click the RED link when you sign in)
  2. Read the article at a level that is good for you.
  3. Take the quiz. 
  4. Complete the written prompt. 
We are grading that you took the quiz AND completed the writing prompt. 


Article #2: South African Rhino Orphanage cares for victims of poachers

posted Oct 13, 2015, 8:52 AM by Maria Clausen   [ updated Oct 15, 2015, 4:59 PM ]

Assignment: 

  1. Sign in to NewsELA. Remember to Sign in with your New Design (Google) email (click the RED link when you sign in)
  2. Read the article at a level that is good for you.
  3. Take the quiz. 

Your grade will be just that you took the quiz, NOT the actual quiz grade. 

Article #1: National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang gives birth to two cubs, hours apart

posted Oct 13, 2015, 8:51 AM by Maria Clausen   [ updated Oct 15, 2015, 5:00 PM ]

Assignment

  1. Sign in to NewsELA. Remember to Sign in with your New Design (Google) email (click the RED link when you sign in.
  2. Read the article at a level that is good for you.
  3. Take the quiz. 

Your grade will be just that you took the quiz, NOT the actual quiz grade. 

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