Students combine retelling with creative writing in this real-world newspaper article writing project. Works well as a creative culminating project for the poem “Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer. Students write an article about the ball game. Includes student instructions—including marking the creative additions. Also includes grading rubric and a handout on Newspaper Article Writing
Ready to go! After finishing the poem, students can be introduced to Newspaper writing with a brief handout. The student printable includes instructions and rubric. Students will need to include accurate details from the poem, but also fill in the missing information with creative writing to create a complete Newspaper article. A fun twist on retelling or summarizing and a break from essays!
Newspaper Article Writing Handout
Newspaper Writing Activity Student Printable with Rubric
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