Lesson Plans
Journalism 1st Q 07.08 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/29/2007 Instructor: Shannon Helgeson Academics
Demographics of WWG newspaper: who are the readers?
What do YOU like as a school newspaper reader?
Sports stories:
PP. 61 and 69
Read about then practice writing a sports story.
Assignment: interview a volleyball or football player about the season just ended. What questions will you ask? Make an appointment for this PRACTICE interview.
Work on sports story

Headlines: read headlines in StarTrib and discuss
Writing editorials:
pp. 90/91, 92/93 read and discuss
Choose an issue for an editorial. What is your main point? What do you want your readers to know? How will you begin? How will you end?
Write editorials in lab. Ask another reporter to edit.