STEM Current Events Analysis Activity Digital or Print Homeschool NGSS

By: Super Star Science

Looking for an engaging and effective way to incorporate science news and events into your homeschool curriculum? Look no further than this STEM Current Events Analysis Activity!

Designed with busy mamas in mind, this product links to NewsELA, a free online news website.

But this product isn’t just about reading comprehension – it also helps students develop important skills like critical thinking and text analysis and evaluation. By analyzing current events in the context of science, students will learn to think critically about the world around them and make connections between scientific concepts and the issues that affect our lives.

Whether you’re looking to incorporate current events into your existing science curriculum or want to create a dedicated current events unit, the Science Current Events Close Reading product is the perfect choice. So why wait? Download it today and start engaging your students with real-world science!


STEM Current Events Analysis Activity Digital or Print Homeschool NGSS


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STEM Current Events Analysis Activity

Are you searching for an engaging way to get your child reading about science current events? Look no farther! Science literacy is easy with this any time, low prep STEM current events student choice activity. Improve engagement, critical analysis and reading skills through interest based science topics.


What’s Included in this STEM Current Events Analysis Activity?

★ Clear and easy to follow student sheet with a fillable 5Ws table & links.

★ Optional “What’s Next” extension activity.

★ Instructor directions.


Topics Addressed:

★ Science Literacy

★ Science Current Events

★ Guided Reading Practice


Nitty Gritty:

With this editable and printable worksheet, students practice reading and analyzing current events. This process helps students gain an appreciation and passion for science. This product is set up to be used with the free student news website- Newsela, but can be used with other sites as well. Newsela is a quality online resource with thousands of science articles. On Newsela, you can easily differentiate based on lexile reading levels. Use the text to voice capability for your struggling readers.


This activity comes with a fillable 5Ws table (What, Who, What, When & Why). It can be easily assigned digitally or on paper.

This assignment is aligned with Homeschool Learning Targets, Common Core ELA standards and the Next Generation Science Standards.


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Super Star Science

I am a wife, mother of 2 and lover of all things “sciency”. My passions is teaching children about God’s amazing creation and making science fun, hands-on and inquiry based.