Journalism: Analyzing Newspaper Leads and Articles
This is a packet of templates for students to analyze various types of leads and articles studied in Journalism 1 (J1), the introductory course that supports the publication of a school newspaper.Teachers may also use them with any advanced Journalism classes to review and reinforce the standards for leads and types of journalistic writing. After they complete the handouts, each student writes a piece on any topic they choose for each genre.
The following principles-necessary to guarantee the newsworthiness of any article-make a terrific poster to pin up in the classroom.
Six Principles of Every Journalism Story:
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For more coordinating activities, check out
Journalism - Mapping the Story: WHAT'S THE BUZZ?
Journalism: Reporting Practice Worksheets
Journalism - Analyzing Front Page Stories
Journalism: SLANTED ANALYZING & WRITING ACTIVITIES
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