Choose a current or recent event that illustrates a theme covered in this week’s content on the Congress. Think about what Congress is working on and what’s the
process. Use and cite at least one quality news article or story. How does the article explain a theme or themes about Congress from our textbook or other class
sources? Offer your opinion, thoughts or insight as well.
Some ideas of places to go for your news story:
The Hill.com (Links to an external site.) (hover over News and you will be able to choose House or Senate)
New York Times (Links to an external site.)
Politico (Links to an external site.)(check out the Congress tab)
Roll Call (Links to an external site.)
The LA Times (Links to an external site.) (check out US tab and then Politics)
Create a 250 word summary of your article. Make certain to include a citation.
Create 1 or 2 thought questions about the article. These should be questions that help your classmates’ think more deeply about the topic and their own perspective.
If ¦. happened, what do you think would happen?
How should the President respond to¦?
Why do you think¦?
How do you feel about¦?