Yertle the Turtle News includes:
EIGHT different news headlines from Sala-Ma-Sond! These are presented so you have the choice of using a template for handwriting a news article OR an editable digital copy so that students can word process their article.
All reports come directly from the 'Sala-Ma-Sond Enquirer'.
Headlines include -
TURTLE SUBJECTS HELP KING WIN MORE OF THE KINGDOM
KING YERTLE IGNORES TURTLES' PLEAS FOR FREEDOM
RULES VS RIGHTS - TURTLE BATTLE CONTINUES
YERTLE A DICTATOR? TURTLES CONCERNED ABOUT NEW DIRECTIONS
KING OF THE MUD FALLS AFTER SUBJECTS SPEAK OUT
EXTRA! TURTLE KING DE-THRONED AFTER BURPING INCIDENT
MACK GIVES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW AFTER HISTORICAL BURP
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EX-KING FOLLOWING BIG FALL
Students can be creative in their reporting!
Opportunities may exist to use these templates when introducing the notion of BIAS in media reporting.
Other teaching opportunities - Quoting characters appropriately, paragraphing, editing and publishing draft writing samples.
Check out my other 'Yertle' activities:
Yertle the Turtle - Dr Seuss Activity Pack
Yertle the Turtle - Dr Seuss Cloze Comprehension Activity
Yertle the Turtle - Dr Seuss - Inferential Comprehension Activity
Yertle the Turtle - Dr Seuss - Yertle Boggle - Word Work