Fairytale Murders: News Reports Made Fun!

This project enables students to create a news report article and a target audience & purpose oriented presentation, based on the characters and events of one or more well-known fairytales; and transform them into a crime scene of their choice.

This supplements the News Report Lesson based on the Inverted Pyramid Graph and is an assessment project at the end of the unit.

Please see samples attached of my students work. It is a very engaging and successful activity. Make sure students choose age appropriate headlines and issues.

Assesses the following achievement categories: knowledge, thinking, communication, and application.

learning strands:
-Understanding media texts
-Applying knowledge and conventions
-Producing media texts
-Reading and comprehension
-Using knowledge of form and style
-Developing and organizing content
-Understanding form and style
-Speaking to communicate


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Created: Oct 12, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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