This lesson was taught to a middle ability year 8 class who have been studying the play Dracula. It's based on act 2 of Dracula when their are reports of a severe storm in Whitby. The class spent a lesson planning their newspaper article (worksheet attached) and a lesson writing it. It includes a starter task which involves students decoding the conventions of a newspaper article, an example article, a newspaper template (attached) and a success criteria of what to include. There is also some key words for writing using a newspaper style.
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