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Newspaper Article Writing Activity, Works with any Novel or Short Story

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Students combine retelling with creative writing in this real-world newspaper article writing project. A creative culminating project use with any novel or short story. Students write an article a major event in the story—which may be teacher or student selected. Student instructions provided, which includes instructions for students to mark their creative additions. Plus, grading rubric and a handout on Newspaper Article Writing.

Ready to go! After finishing the story, 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 short story, but also fill in the missing information with creative writing to create a complete Newspaper article. Since they will mark their creative additions, this activity can also be used as a form of assessing student understanding of the text. A fun twist on retelling or summarizing and a break from essays!

Newspaper Article Writing Handout
Newspaper Writing Activity Student Printable with Rubric
Prewriting worksheet

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