What's the Story?: Learning About One Event Through Different Journalistic Styles


  • Aug 13 2010 5:39 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how the same news story can be presented differently through various journalistic styles. After discussing the unique characteristics of each style and finding articles on the same event in each of the different styles, students write their own journalistic piece on this event.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

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


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Brainstorming; Hands-on Learning