This is a writing assignment for "Lord of the Flies". Students are given instruction on how to write a news article, along with some practice activities. As the culminating task, students have to write a one page news article on the following topic: Plane of school boys missing!
This assignment comes with a rubric which is scored out of 40 on the four strands - knowledge and understanding, thinking, communication and application.
You can easily edit this rubric to suit the needs of your learners as well as your curriculum expectations.