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Journalism Project

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Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Handout, Lesson Plan, Worksheet
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards
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About This Lesson

A scheme of work with strong cross-curricullar links with science and with many embedded math skills to support students.Looks at journalism styles through a scientfic language investigation.Low ability handout for students who need extra support. Aligned with Common Core Standards: RL.6.9; W.6.2; W.6.6, W.6.9, W.7.2, W.7.6, W.7.9; SL.6.1 ;L.6.2, L.6.3, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3; RL.7.9, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, W.8.2, W.8.6, W.8.9, RL.8.9

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Journalism_Project_Part_1.pptx

Lesson Plan
February 10, 2020
2.29 MB

Journalism_Project_Part_2.pptx

Lesson Plan
February 10, 2020
122.56 KB

Scientific_Investigation_Writing_Frame.doc

Handout, Worksheet
February 10, 2020
52 KB

Standards

Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.
4.8
3 Reviews
SML Member
July 04, 2016
SML Member
January 30, 2016
excellent presentation and application of persuasion techniques included with journalism vs
jtucker24
July 17, 2012
WOW!
SML Member
November 17, 2011
looks great! A different take on the usual newspaper lessons. Thanks for sharing.
SML Member
November 14, 2011
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