HEADLINE:<br />An attention-getting phrase at the top of the article <br />Hartford Schools' Uniforms Change, With Little Notice<br />Hartford Courant August 21, 2008<br />THE NEWSPAPER ARTICLE<br />Other Possible Headlines: <br />
First paragraph that starts with a strong, interesting sentence to get the reader engaged<br />LEAD<br />PARAGRAPH:<br />“Gloria Rodriguez (who) thought she had finished back-to-school shopping for her daughters, picking up shirts and pants in blue and tan to fit the uniform requirement for Kennelly School (where). Then, last week, (when) she got the letter: the school's uniform colors had changed for this year.” (what)<br />THE NEWSPAPER ARTICLE<br />Possible Lead Paragraph: <br />
EXPLANATION & AMPLIFICATION:<br />Several brief paragraphs explaining the detail surrounding your photograph<br />Becker offers a student’s reaction, examples of how different schools are approaching uniforms, reaction of parents and PTO members, a school board meeting, school officials explanation, an explanation for having uniforms, and another student’s reaction<br />THE NEWSPAPER ARTICLE<br />Different Explanations & Amplification: <br />
Several brief paragraphs explaining events leading up to the picture, related national stories, etc. <br />BACKGROUND INFORMATION:<br />“Some schools changed the uniforms themselves, from allowing three colors last year to only one this year. That was part of a planned evolution from having "multiform’uniforms to a single set of colors, intended to give each school a distinctive uniform,” Superintendent of Schools Steven J. Adamowski said.<br />THE NEWSPAPER ARTICLE<br />Different Explanations & Amplification: <br />
WORKS CITED<br />Levin Becker, Arielle. “Hartford Schools Uniform Change, With Little Notice. Courant [Hartford] 21 August 2008; Courant Online www.courant.com/news/education/hc-uniforms0821.artaug21,0,1451267.storySeptember 13, 2008 <br />THE NEWSPAPER ARTICLE<br />Newspaper Article Identification worksheet adatedfrom Sebrank, Patrick, Verne Meyer, and Dave Kemper. Write Source 2000.<br />Wilmington: MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995.<br />
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