Lesson Plans
TV News Production 4th Q 15.16 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/14/2016 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
No school--teacher workshop

Intro to class--objectives, state standards, materials, grades, rules, activities

What's news?--discussion

Television news production--process, terms: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IM-PBjxFcA> and <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNpjvwZPkfQ>

Television news stories--straight news, feature, editorial

Television news story--the question words; types of leads: straight news (summary), cutsy--question, amazing fact, image, profile;

straight news--the lead and the inverted pyramid: why; writing leads: do 3.2.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3; email lead writing results
Straight news--review lead writing/prose pound; review inverted pyramid; find straight news/inverted pyramid examples in newspapers; find cutsy lead example

writing straight news with straight news lead; select any two "Plane Crash," "Car Crash," "House Fire"; write the story; email the results

Straight news--review inverted pyramid/lead writing/prose pound

The TV news story--see <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tE0Mf2TKBQ0>: big ideas

TV news stories for first production--brainstorming

TV news stories--the process: assignment, listing elements, assembling elements

TV news stories analysis--view examples, discuss elements

Shot types--establishing, medium, close up, extreme closeup, pan, truck, pedestal, tilt, zoom, angles, shot dynamics

Camera operation

TV news stories--worksheet/drafting