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 …
After conducting research for a problem-solution structured editorial/column, students will think through the most likely counter arguments.
A guide to hosting reader focus groups for your student publication
A lesson reviewing libel and how to avoid it in writing satire
A lesson on ethical considerations when writing satire for a student publication
A lesson on planning the Arts and Entertainment section of a publication
Description This lesson is an opportunity for students to discuss what they like best in reviews and decide which one to run. Students will share unsigned versions of their reviews with classmates, provide feedback on other students’ reviews and turn in final copies of the reviews the …
A lesson to preview and analyze the rubric followed by work time on students’ reviews