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Conducting the first interview

Description This lesson asks students to interview a classmate as preparation for writing the beginning of one of the most basic journalistic forms: a profile story based on interviews of a single source. Objectives Students will review the qualities of good interviews. Students will practice writing …

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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 …

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