A colleague of mine introduced me to writing Weekend News a few years ago. I decided to take it a step further and add more meaning to the weekend news. I have decided to try to make it look more like a newspaper and then decided that it would be great practice for discussing non-fiction features. My students complete one of these each Monday for morning work. I copy our district writing rubric to the back for easy grading.
You will find that these Weekend Newspapers cover these non-fiction features:
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