ARTICLE WRITING : LESSON AND RESOURCES

A ready to use lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on article writing.

After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:

  • Recall article writing techniques.
  • Apply authorial technique to write articles.
  • Analyse author’s use of language and the impact of it in writing an article.
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of article in writing.

This download includes:

  • Vocabulary Overview - Articles, Features, News Story
  • Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links
  • Flipped Lesson Part - Videos
  • Success Criteria - Article Writing Checklist
  • Lesson Starter: Matching the topics with the titles.
    Discussion:
  • Article Writing Tips
  • Structure of a Feature Article
  • Features of a Feature Article
    Collaborative Tasks:
  • Pair-Share: Analyzing a feature to spot the parts of an article.
  • Think-Write: Providing the paragraphs with suitable topic sentences.
  • Write-Share: Choosing a topic to write an article.
    Mini-Plenary: 2 Online Quizzes
    Assessment Rubrics
    Differentiated Tasks: Demonstrating article writing skill.
    Extensions: Writing prompts to write articles to health magazines.
    Plenary: Answering multiple choice questions on article writing.
    Home Learning:
  • Identifying the structural elements of a news story.
  • Thinking of creative titles for the given short articles.
  • Matching the given first paragraphs with the topic sentences.
  • Thinking of an appropriate conclusion to given paragraphs.
    Common Core Standards: ELA-Literacy-Writing - 6-8.1a-e/4/7
    Skills: Social and Cognitive

Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:

  • To challenge early finishers
  • For effective tutoring
  • As ESL stations and sub tubs
  • As holiday work and homework
  • For small group collaborations
  • For an end of unit assessments
  • For reinforcement and enrichment
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  • ARTICLE-WRITING-LP.doc
  • ARTICLE-WRITING-TIPS.jpg
  • FEATURE-ARTICLE--TEMPLATE.jpg
  • FEATURES-OF-FEATURE-ARTICLE.jpg
  • NEWSPAPER-ARTICLE-FORMAT.jpg
  • RUBRICS.jpg
  • SAMPLE-NEWSPAPER-ARTICLE.jpg
  • STRUCTURE-FEATURE-ARTICLE.jpg

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Created: Aug 7, 2016

Updated: Mar 9, 2019

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ARTICLE-WRITING-LP

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ARTICLE-WRITING-TIPS

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