Monday, September 20, 2004

Let's Write a Newspaper Story

Let's Write a Newspaper Story . With this easy-to-follow course, you will help students write authentic newspaper stories based on training developed during an educational partnership between the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and the Hammond Elementary School in Laurel, MD.

From the site:

Imagine your students working cooperatively, motivated and staying focused on the task at hand. They're hooked on writing!They are writing real-world newspaper stories.With this easy-to-follow course, you will help students write authentic newspaper stories based on training developed during an educational partnership between the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and the Hammond Elementary School in Laurel, Md.

During this lesson students will:

Work cooperatively
Research and write stories
Learn valuable writing tips
Write a newspaper story
Edit articles
Add graphics and captions
Write a headline
Lay out and produce a newspaper.

Kids will love this stimulating and educational lesson in writing and so will you. The course also supports many of the Maryland State Department of Education Performance Standards in writing as well as the Howard County (Md.) Essential Curriculum.

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