Get to know your students and assess their writing skills in this fun and engaging Back to School Newspaper Biography Activity. Everything you need is included to get started right away!
Students are asked to create the first page of a newspaper all about their unique lives and experiences. Extend to a full newspaper assignment for a bigger and more detailed project. Looks awesome on a bulletin board or wall display to brighten up your classroom.
- Detailed assignment sheet
- 2 Brainstorming worksheets
- 3 different PDF newspaper templates
- 3 different editable newspaper templates in MS Word
- Peer Editing / Self-Editing Worksheet
- Grading Rubric
Click the links below to check out some of my other Back To School activities!
Back To School Pack - 12 Activities for Tweens and Teens
All About Me Newspaper Writing Activity
Past, Present, & Future Poster / Writing Activity
Back to School Goal Setting and Writing Activity
Back to School Poetry—My Life in 30 Words
Back to School Activity—Soundtrack of My Life
(C) Addie Williams