These eight (8) mock stories offer a great chance to practice the concepts and skills learned from the lead writing and news writing instruction in your journalism class. Simply revise the notes to meet who, what, when, and where for your specific school district, and you'll have excellent and realistic stories with which your students can practice their news writing skills. This package includes the following:
(1) notes for 8 realistic mock stories (all high school related),
(2) writing guides based on the six question words and the elements of news,
(3) a host of lead writing examples,
(4) a news writing rubric,
(5) and an explanation of these concepts: elements of news, interesting vs. important, and the six question words.