A News item could be something directly related to what the students are covering in class, it can let them know about extra credit, or it can let them know about something that is happening that is interesting but not directly related to content being taught at the time.
NEWS FLASH! NEWS FLASH! NEWS FLASH!
Don’t Miss the Solar Eclipse
On August 21 there will be a total solar eclipse that will be visible in Georgia and across all of North America. Check out the map below to see how close the path will come to you. Make sure to look at the NASA site about the eclipse.
REMEMBER: You need to protect your eyes when viewing the eclipse. Be sure to check out the safety section on the NASA site!