A Sense of Emptiness in the House That Michael Built: Evaluating Journalistic Techniques in Reflecting on the Career of Michael Jordan


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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate different journalistic techniques used to add color and new dimension to fact-based news stories. Michael Jordan's retirement from the NBA is the news story used in this lesson.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Career & Technical Ed


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    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Hands-on Learning