Issue tracking as methodology for an action project

This is a method by which students can follow and explore an issue or topic in newspapers and/or on television/radio over a period of time (a week to two weeks).

Why Track Issues? Step 1: Preparations Step 2: Issue Tracking

Students form 5-6 groups. Each group is given a set of Newspapers and records the chosen issue. Or in the week between classes the students gather news stories relating to the issue under discussion.

Step 3: Compile a Scrap Book

Step 4: Follow-Up

Issue Tracking Worksheets

The Worksheets for Issue Tracking are located in Unit 4 of the Exemplar materials "To the Wider World" Section 4 Pages 3 - 6.

Summary of Teaching Points