Current Event Analysis Form

Name ___________________________
Due Date __________
Current Event Analysis Form
Date of Article
By Line(Author)
Source of Article
Location in Source
(page #, headline, etc)
Summarize the article
 Who
 What
 Where
 When
 Why
 How
Significant direct quotes
(and who is quoted)
Significant indirect quotes
(and who is quoted)
Are there any pictures, charts,
political cartoons accompanying
the story? If so, explain their
What is the significance to the
U.S. or the local area, of the topic
in your article?
(at least three sentences)
Make a historical reference or
link to your article