Period 2


Period 2 Current Events Page

Add your name and date in the table below. After you create your new page make sure to link your name and date to that page so your classmates can read and respond.

2 Mike_9-11-09    



Directions for creating a new page and adding your current event:

** Due every Thursday by 5pm


  2. Click on your period #.
  3. Click on  log in at the top right (school email address and password:
  4. Click the create page button at the top
  5. Name your page period#_firstname_date  Ex: 1_beth_9-2-09
  6. On your page you must have: (see handout for example)
    • The title of the article and your name at the top (size large and bold)
    • Link to the online article
    • Answer the question how does this event relate to what we're learning about in Social Studies class
    • Post your own discussion questions (size medium and bold)
    • Save your page
  7. Go back to the period# page
  8. Add your name to the chart (period#_firstname_date)
  9. Link your name to the page you created (follow the directions below for linking)


Directions for linking your article and your page:

  1. Make sure you are in edit mode and you see the tool bar at the top of your screen
  2. Highlight the text you want to link
  3. Click the link button on the tool bar
  4. Under link type use the pull down menu and change it to URL or PBworks page
  5. Paste in the URL to your article or find the page you created
  6. Press OK
  7. Press Save

Directions for answering discussion questions:

**Due every Monday by 3pm

  1. Decide which post you want to reply to
  2. Read the article, how it relates to the class and discussion questions
  3. Click add comment at the bottom of the screen
  4. Click add comment when you are done answering the questions
  5. It will post the time and date that you replied