Monday, February 23, 2009

Current Event: Baby T-Rex Found?

Paleontologists at the University of Chicago find a miniature t-rex. What's the story behind their find and why does it matter?

Student Assignment: Zack O.
Spend several minutes reading this news article from The New York Times and be sure to watch the video clip on the lower left-hand side of the page or here. Also read the information on this page and consider linking to the video clip on this page.

Write a brief story about this news event. Link to the website of the University of Chicago, and any sources that cite (say, The New York Times).

Remember to include the basics -- also known as the five W's -- of a news story:

• Who
• What
• When
• Where
• Why

Upload at least image for this assignment and thank Irene for coming up with this idea as suggested story.

If you finish this assignment, you may make a photo essay using only related photos from the University of Chicago website.

Remember to pick appropriate music for your video. Remember your audience — your parents, friends, and teachers.

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