Search Menu


This site is available only to JEA members. Please log in below.

Modeling a profile interview

Description This lesson (first in a three-lesson series) is an excellent way to start writing instruction. The series of lessons will ask students to write the beginning of one of the most basic journalistic forms: a profile story based on interviews of a single source. The …

Read more

Designing an editorial cartoon

Description Although most journalists aren’t artists, they all need to be able to think artistically and help artists brainstorm thoughtful designs that go beyond the literal. This lesson helps all students develop this skill by asking students to design their own editorial cartoons and offer feedback …

Read more

Interviewing basics

Description This lesson begins with an introduction to interviewing including how to plan, conduct and conclude an interview, suitable for beginners who have no interviewing experience. In part two of the lesson, students will play an ice-breaker game that will help make them comfortable with asking …

Read more