NEWSPAPER REPORT WRITING: UNIT PLAN AND RESOURCES

NEWSPAPER REPORT WRITING: UNIT PLAN AND RESOURCES
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NEWSPAPER REPORT WRITING: UNIT PLAN AND RESOURCES
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NEWSPAPER REPORT WRITING: UNIT PLAN AND RESOURCES
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  1. A bundle of 4 resources on teaching and learning resources of newspaper report writing based on New Bloom's Taxonomy.After completing these lessons students will be able to:SESSION 1: Recognise, retrieve and name the key elements of a report.SESSION 2: Interpret and classify the authorial techniques
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A unit lesson plan with 6 sessions on teaching and learning resources of newspaper report writing based on New Bloom's Taxonomy.

After completing this unit students will be able to:

  • SESSION 1: Recognise, retrieve and name the key elements of a report.
  • SESSION 2: Interpret and classify the authorial techniques in a report.
  • SESSION 3: Implement and execute report writing techniques.
  • SESSION 4: Demonstrate the knowledge of reporting in writing.
  • SESSION 5: Check and critique a given report.
  • SESSION 6: Compose and produce the final report.

This download includes:

Lesson Starter:

  • EXERCISE 1: Identify newspaper report types (images).
  • EXERCISE 2: Identify newspaper report types (text).

SESSION 1: REMEMBERING - STRUCTURE

  • EXERCISE 3: Find, list and describe the different sections of a newspaper report.

Scaffolding Notes:

  • Sections of a Newspaper Report
  • Key Elements of a Newspaper Report

SESSION 2: UNDERSTANDING - LANGUAGE

  • EXERCISE 4: Explain the author’s use of language and vocabulary and its impact in a newspaper report.

Scaffolding Notes:

  • Language and Vocabulary in a Newspaper Report
  • Impact of Newspaper Language and Vocabulary
  • Author’s use of language in a Newspaper report

SESSION 3: APPLYING - PLAN

  • EXERCISE 5: Use the planning frame to assemble a sample newspaper report through sequencing.

Scaffolding Notes:

  • Planned Sample Newspaper Report

SESSION 4: ANALYSING - DRAFT

  • EXERCISE 6: Use the template to organise a draft of a sample newspaper report on a given topic.

Scaffolding Notes:

  • Sample Newspaper Report Draft

SESSION 5: EVALUATING - FEEDBACK

  • EXERCISE 7: Use the checklist and the rubric to evaluate each other’s work.
  • EXERCISE 8: Use the PQP and TAG technique to peer-review each other’s work with constructive feedback.

Scaffolding Notes:

  • Sample PQP and TAG Feedback

SESSION 6: CREATING – NEWSPAPER REPORT

  • EXERCISE 9: Use your knowledge of newspaper reports in writing.

Scaffolding Notes:

  • Assessment Rubrics

Lesson Plenary:

  • EXERCISE 10: Answer the following questions to demonstrate the knowledge of newspaper report writing.

Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:

  • To challenge early finishers
  • For effective tutoring
  • As ESL stations and sub tubs
  • As holiday work and homework
  • For small group collaborations
  • For an end of unit assessments 
  • For reinforcement and enrichment

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23 pages
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Teaching Duration
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