Journalism: This zipped file includes an 11 page PowerPoint presentation about news leads that is completely editable, and two PDF files. One PDF file is my journalism inverted pyramid graphic organizer, and the other PDF file contains a news story that corresponds to the PowerPoint and an assignment that evaluates a student's understanding of a news lead.
This assignment is ideal for any middle school or high school journalism class, and it is also useful for an informational text unit for middle and high school.
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