April 16, 2013: News

Objectives:

Students will use media to gain understanding of current events.

Students will think critically about current events.

Before you view:

1) What is one thing that happened in the US this week that you heard about?

2) What did you feel after you learned about this event?

3) Look up two things that happened this week outside of the United States.  Post a blog post that describes what happened. Make sure you use complete sentences.

4) Look up two positive things that happened in the world this week.  Post a description of what happened and why you think this is a positive thing for our world.

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13 thoughts on “April 16, 2013: News

  1. 1) I heard that in Boston while people where running a marathon there where bombs going off and lots of people where injured.
    2) I felt sad for those whole lost there life and to those who where injured in the accident.

  2. ) What is one thing that happened in the US this week that you heard about?
    i heard about on the news is that the people from boston got killed in the race track
    2) What did you feel after you learned about this event?
    i feel bad about the ppl got killed yeserday
    3) Look up two things that happened this week outside of the United States. Post a blog post that describes what happened. Make sure you use complete sentences.
    obe story about two ppl got killed in boston yeserday. and other was comple kids are missing .
    4) Look up two positive things that happened in the world this week. Post a description of what happened and why you think this is a positive thing for our world.

    the good news is that the cardinals vs pirates was playing the other day.
    And the other was that this player name Auther was remembeing the great bastball player Jackie Robinbon.

  3. What i heard about this week is the Boston Bombing.

    I feel that who ever did this did not have to do that and leave people dead and injured for no reason.

    Something that did not happen in the United States is the gun owned by a cop killer is getting auctioned in Las Vegas.

    Another thing that is not happening in the united states is that a 15 year old gets raped by 3 boys while she was unconsious and they put pictures of the rape on the internet and she found them and then killed herself.This happened in california.

    The Dallas Mavericks have a chance to get their record back to 500 against the New Orleans Hornets.

    Kyle Busch is back to the way it used to be with him winning in the Nascar races.

  4. 1. Yesterday April 15, 2013 at the boston marathon there were two twin bombs that let off one at the finish line and another two blocks away from the finish line.
    2. i feel that this could have possibly had been a terrorists attack and this was sad killing 3 innocent people and injuring 130+ people.
    3.koreans are placing a attack on the military base points in the united states.
    4.people all around st.louis are helping the hazelwood tornado victims with supplies etc.

  5. 1 ) A 7.8 earthquake hit Iran and killed at LEAST 40 people. The eartquake hit a week after 6.1 magnitude quake hit near Bushehr .

  6. one thing that happend this weekend was my grand fathers birthday party in the back yard. i felt not good cause he didnt wish me a happy birthday, the boston happen this weekend.some people cross the finish line.

  7. What i heard about this week is the Boston Bombing it killed a couple people.

    I feel that who ever did this didn’t have any reason to leave people dead and injured .

    Koreans are puting bombs at the military bases in the united states.

    in the united states a 15 year old gets raped by 3 boys while she was unconsious and they put pictures of the rape on the internet and she found them and then killed herself.This happened in california.

    The Los angoles lakers have a chance to still win while kobe is injured

    Kyle Busch is back to the way it used to be with him winning in the Nascar races.

    these are to big deals in the sports today!

  8. 1) What is one thing that happened in the US this week that you heard about? one thing that caught my attention was thaat boston explosion

    2) What did you feel after you learned about this event? i felt like 3 death and 170 injures to inoncet people is never a good thing pray for boston

  9. 1) What is one thing that happened in the US this week that you heard about?
    i heard that korea bombed boston
    2) What did you feel after you learned about this event?i felt that no matter were you go or turn your never save

    3) Look up two things that happened this week outside of the United States. Post a blog post that describes what happened. Make sure you use complete sentences.
    for our world.The FBI is asking for the public’s help in the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings. Law enforcement asking the public for information, photos and video – really anything that can help.

    Three are dead. 176 were injured in the twin explosions. Contrary to early reports, there were no other unexploded devices.

    We’re learning more about the bombs. They were filled with items to be used as shrapnel and places in pressure cookers.. and then placed in nylon backpacks. There’s been some pictures of the bombs that have gone public.

    We’ve got Fox team coverage again today including Molly Line, Rick Leventhal, Mike Tobin, Bill Hemmer, and Catherine Herridge.

    We’ll also ask various guests about various angles of the investigation.

    Rattling more nerves across the country late yesterday. A letter sent to Congressman Roger Wicker tested positive for the poison agent Ricin. It never reached the Capitol, but was intercepted at the off-site mail facility. Some are saying it’s unrelated to the Boston bombings, but it’s certainly adding to fears. Peter Doocy and Mike Emanuel reporting.

    The Senate could take up gun legislation today. Apparently background check provisions are in trouble.

    Disturbing news on the bird flu. The World Health Organization says of those infected in China, most didn’t have any contact with poultry. Officials are unsure what birds are transmitting the illness, though they also say they do not think it spreads person to person. 77 people have been sickened.

    The funeral for former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was held this morning in London’s St Paul Cathedral.

    It’s the 49th day of testimony in the Jodi Arias murder trial. Defense rested yesterday, and the prosecution is questioning a clinical psychologist to try and debunk the defense’s expert testimony.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/happening-now/blog/2013/04/17/wednesday-april-17-2013-happening-now#ixzz2QistuuqV

    4) Look up two positive things that happened in the world this week. Post a description of what happened and why you think this is a positive thing for our world.

  10. 1) one thing I heard this week was that two bombs went off during the Boston Marathon and killed three people and injured one hundred and thirty in the process.
    2) I felt upset about this and it also made me kind of mad too because I thought all this was over with.

  11. 1. I heard that a terror had hit boston marathon the other day.
    2. I felt really sad for does people and kids Because that could of been us.
    3. A 15 year old girl got raped by these boys at a party and the boys was football players.
    4. People around st.Louis helping hazelwood tornado victums out with supplies and things.

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