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  1. 1. Newspaper Challenge Can you write the story before the paper goes to print!
  2. 2. Features of a newspaper article • Headline • Orientation • Main body of text • Photo • Caption • Reorientation
  3. 3. Headline • In bold • Catchy • Alliteration • Interests the reader • Serious or humorous • Only has a few words • Action verbs
  4. 4. Orientation • This introduces the story and should GRAB our attention. It will set the scene and summarise the main points of the article. It is often only one sentence so you must make it a good one.
  5. 5. Main Body of Text • This is written in: It answers the questions:
  6. 6. photo • The photo shows us a snapshot of what happened, where it happened or who it happened to. It should make the reader “feel something” so that they want to read the article. If possible it should show action.
  7. 7. Caption • A caption goes underneath a photo to identify something or someone and to give us more information. It is a label for the photograph!
  8. 8. Reorientation • This ends the retelling of events. It brings us up to date. • Because it is telling us what is happening NOW it will move from the
  9. 9. What? Who? Why? Where? When?
  10. 10. Lion Escapes! • Rare lion called Rory • Lion escaped from Midlands Safari Park • Keepers in pursuit • 2 adults 3 children taken to hospital- treated for minor injuries at Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham. •Lion -oldest lion in park - 12 years old. •Keeper called Ivan Roaralot. •Worked at the park for 20 years
  11. 11. My Newspaper Report Planning page My Newspaper Report Planning page Headline Now take your ideas and put them into order Introduction: Briefly sum up what has happened. Who is the report about? Remember to grab the reader’s attention. Main ideas: This tells the reader what actually happened. Where did these events occur? Remember to use facts, quotes and eyewitness accounts. When did these events happen? Conclusion: What could happen now? How did these events happen?
  12. 12. Editing-Checklist • an eye-catching headline • correct tense • Good use of action verbs • Clear detailed sentences • Paragraphs • Photo • caption
  13. 13. Pope’s Visit • Points of event • Pre-writing • Peer- response • Used same editing skills • Report on paper
  14. 14. sections of newspaper • Report • Advertisements • Classified • Sports • Cinema

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