Satire is a sneaky art form, so it requires a sneaky introduction. This lesson tricks students by offering them a satirical school memo and pretending it is an official one, leading to a deep engagement with the subject matter.
Students evaluate how professional news organizations break news using the Web and social media tools.
A lesson exploring how news and information framed through a comedic or entertaining lens affects perceptions
A lesson on using satire responsibly (and possibly with humor)
Students will learn about key features of a review, then read reviews and label parts
A lesson on taking the idea of column writing to the next step — becoming a columnist in for student media.
Students look at how their decisions in writing editorials may affect others.
A lesson on how editorials are often connected to news stories.
A lesson comparing three main types of opinion stories.
Description This is a lesson, the teacher will present about the difference between opinion and news stories as well as how to determine the purpose of a piece of writing. After the presentation, students will look at examples of news and opinion writing and determine the …