finish your practice page – due ASAP:
a good heading and sub-title (no punctuation or caps, except for proper nouns and first word)
your article properly formatted (bold names, said, direct and indirect attribution etc.)
a feature photo; an in-text photo – with a caption/cutline and punctuated; a pull-quote
start your article:
whom do I talk to and where are they?
what questions can I ask?
when will I arrange an interview?
what will my artwork be? Take a picture; stage a picture; or get one from the internet? (save links to where pic is from)
what angle or newsvalue should my story have?
what websites should I visit (save the links)
do your edits if you have some
build your practice page
start the process “How to…” for your article.
if you have edits, get them done
start to build a page
begin work on your article/s
see the How do I Start Document
Visit from Emily!
finish edits if you have some
Build a practice page
open ‘How do I Begin’ document
start brainstorming questions/angles/ideas for your article
practice articles – get edits done!
review the content for batch 1 – build the content
Begin ‘How do I Begin?’ in Eddy Documents –
next up – build a practice page
review newspaper articles:
some common journalistic edits:
hard news – always do this “quotequotequotequote,” said Person (bold first and last name first used – use only last name in subsequent references). Always put punctuation inside quotation marks
keep loaded words out: furious, in a rage etc
always attribute people using names
do a blend of direct attribution (“quotequotequotequote,”) and indirect (according to…____ commented on … etc)
present a balance of people’s thoughts on the issue
don’t end with any startling or new facts
do not use any slang or conversational writing – news is formal language
Review Journalism folder
Begin brainstorming ideas for content: open Story Ideas document in the Eddy document tab
do your edits on your article
Journalism 10, 11, 12 – open ‘
– and the ‘ Duffy’s Tips on Writing one’ (both are in the Resources tab) Read through thoroughly AP Style Guide’ go in to the eddy and read some of the NEWS articles and the old PDF’s for exemplars of Hard/Soft News articles – examples of what your flood assignment article
work on your practice article about the flood – finish by the end of class
email to Ms. Shong (subject line: flood article)
if you finish early, spend some time looking around the Blog at all of the resources
homework check of the Learning from the Pros assignment – discuss
Journalism 10 – open ‘
‘ and ‘ Writing Great Newspaper Articles – discussion and start the assignment How to write the Lead’ Journalism 12
choose a feature article to start writing for practice/publication
review the rules for photography
review the ‘Checklist of Procedures’
Journalism 10 – some of you have corrections or need to complete the intro assignment from yesterday.Work on the following in class:
Open and read the document on the news values
and work on the Learning from the Pros assignment (all in the Eddy Documents tab – you will have to rotate the articles on your device to be able to read them). 4 Articles Essentially you’re reading each article, labeling what type it is (how do you know?), looking at the language (objective, subjective?), highlighting/taking notes on the attribution (direct quote or paraphrase)
This is due for tomorrow
Journalism 11, 12 – Discuss possible articles for practice which could turn into a published piece – help Journalism 10 students with their assignment
Journalism 10 – Homework check and review of concepts
Journalism 11, 12 – Homework check and review of concepts