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Deconstructing news features

Description Sometimes being a good editor means expanding your knowledge about what makes a good article. Editing isn’t just the mechanics. It should include looking at the parts of the article and making sure each is doing its part. How does the lead work? Is there …

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Practicing form: Fairy tale news stories

Description In this lesson students will use fairy tales to practice writing news stories without the added complexity of conducting interviews and outside research. Objectives Students will review the qualities of a news story. Students will practice writing news leads. Students will write a 150-200 word …

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