The 'Newspaper Article Bundle' includes:
1)Writing a successful newspaper article - A Word document detailing the key ingredients of a successful article and includes a sample article for students to identify the WHAT WHY WHEN WHO WHERE and HOW.
2)Newspapers & Target Audiences - A 17 slide PowerPoint exploring how broadsheet and tabloid newspapers use language devices to engage their specific target audiences.
Exemplar newspaper articles for analysis.
Brainstorming to consolidate prior knowledge.
Activities for students to work in groups analysing sample articles.
Activity for students to create their own newspaper article that appeals to a specific target audience.
Homework: To bring in their own broadsheet/tabloid newspaper article for next lesson (editable).
3) Newspaper Article Writing - A 12 slide PowerPoint on the features for writing a newspaper article and explicitly, the 5 'W's.
The key features of a newspaper article.
The 5 'W's.
An activity allowing students to write their own newspaper article surrounding being abandoned on a desert island with their classmates.
A peer assessment activity with suggested success criteria.
A plenary consolidating learning from the lesson.
4) Sentence Types - An 11 slide PowerPoint introducing different sentence types and features of imagery as aids for improving creative writing.
Compound and complex sentence examples and exploration.
Features of imagery and its effectiveness.
Key vocabulary: olfactory, tactile, etc for imagery.
Activity for students to complete brief descriptive creative piece using both varied sentence types and features of imagery.