Lesson Plans
Journalism 1st Q 07.08 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/10/2007 Instructor: Shannon Helgeson Academics
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Monday:
Review "News, Editorials, Features" Discuss answers. 10 points if done today.
Minilesson: Writing--sentences and paragraphs that hook together for good, cohesive writing. Student work are the models for this.
Handout and discussion: pp. 39/40 "Introduction to Newswriting Style" in preparation for writing.



Tuesday:
Handout: "Writing Tips" and "Writing Quotes"
Discuss tips and quotes--keep for reference
Assignment:Feature task handout. Start this today or wait until tomorrow. Alone or with a partner write a feature article about the first week of school.
Wednesday:
Work on Feature Task in lab.
Thursday:
Work on Feature Task in lab.
Proofread carefully before printing and after printing.
Early finishers: begin "Intro. to News Criteria" pp. 15,16,17.
Friday:
Conversation/comments on the StarTribune--share observations or articles of interest
Finish Feature Task. Due end of period. No exceptions.
Work on "Intro. to News Criteria"
Read StarTribune