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AP style introduction

Description Associated Press is the style most journalists use. It is consistent for AP reporters around the world so if their stories run in newspapers anywhere in the U.S. or in international media, readers know what to expect.   Objectives Students will be able to explain …

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Choosing engaging verbs

Description Journalistic writing doesn’t have to be boring. True, slanted words aren’t good to use. Neither are ones that show opinion or too much emotion. But that doesn’t mean sticking with “is, are, was, were” and other dull words. This lesson encourages students to choose active, …

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