This project is to design a front page of a newspaper surrounding events and themes of the Civil Rights Movement showing student knowledge and creativity. In small groups students are to create a poster based on a newspaper front page outlining the topic details and importance of the topic/person/event to the Civil Rights movement through headlines and short articles.
•Header- Newspaper Company Title, logo, sale price, internet web address, and date published
•Front Page Article- Front page Headline, by line (Author), Picture with caption/source, article describing main topic chosen
•Advertisements/”Inside Page”- 3-5 subtopics related to main topic chosen (Advertisements/coupons, headlines/abstracts of articles in other parts of the newspaper)
•2nd Front Page Article- Subheading, by line (Author), Picture with caption/source, article in relation to main topic chosen
Checklists, examples, and rubric is provided in the lesson