Lesson Plans
Journalism 3rd Q 05.06 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/23/2006 Instructor: Shannon Helgeson Academics
Introduce syllabus
What's a demographic & why is it important?
Journalism terms
Activity: Journalism scavenger hunt
Assignment: Go through a newspaper & label F, N or E
Feature, News and Editorial writing
Find the 5 Ws in a news story
Activity: Write a 1x5 news story about you just getting hired at the school newspaper
(who what when where why)
What are the important aspects of a feature story?
Activity: Write a feature story about yourself
What is unique about editorial writing?
Activity: Write an editorial about a school topic
Review of Feature, News and Editorial writing
Jobs at the newspaper
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