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Monthly Archives: March 2015
We are conducting interviews and practicing writing quotes!
In every interview:
- Listen more than you speak. Control the interview gently, but don’t interrupt.
- Be polite but persistent.
- Ask open-ended questions; especially avoid questions with “yes/no” answers.
- Visualise the story as it is revealed to you.
- Evaluate the news story as it is revealed to you.
- At the end of the interview, recap what you understand the story to be.
7-1/2 has a “critical analysis” due on Monday for an article on Bill C-51.
Here is the article:
Here is the link to the questions they must answer:
Any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are learning to read and write newspaper articles
- I can identify the parts of the newspaper, using proper vocabulary
- I understand the purpose of newspapers
- Inform, Interpret, Entertain, Persuade, Provide a Service, Make Money
- I can critically analyze images in the newspapers
- angle, composition, background, etc.
- I can critically read a newspaper and identify sources of bias and point of view
- author, publication, experts, omissions, tone, etc..
- I can write a newspaper article using facts (5Ws) and represent both sides of the story
- facts vs opinions
- I can write an effective title that generates interest in the article
- specific, alliteration, conflict, mystery, rhyme, numbers, adjectives/word choice, facts, etc…
What we are doing in class:
- Newspaper scavenger hunt
- Analyzing the front page layout.
- flag (name of paper – logo type)
- ears (space on each side of flag)
- highlights – weather, news, special features,etc…
- Number of stories on front page
- how many are continued inside?
- what do they show?
- link to articles?
- datelines and bylines
- Types of Stories
- Associated Press
- Correspondents / national bureaus
- Wire Service
- Wire photo
- wire service
- wire service
- standard reporter
- flash type (fire and so on)
- contributed (submitted to newspaper, such as companies sending promotions)
- enterprise (reporter discovers story on his/her own)
- local photos