Feature VSNews☻Feature stories place greateremphasis on facts that havehuman interest.☻Feature involves the reader inthe story by making them thinkand feel.☻A feature story may be writtenabout anybody as long as there isan unusual angle that captures theinterest of your readers.
General Typesof FeatureArticles☻News features☻Timeless story
Different Kinds ofFeature Articles☻Human Interest☻Interviews☻Informational☻Personality Sketches
Why do we writea feature article?☻To entertain☻To inform☻To give advice
What are thethings that youneed to write afeature article?
Theme and Focus☻The theme should beinteresting☻The theme shouldhave an emotionalappeal
Lead: an invitation☻Anecdotal or narrative☻Contrast☻Quote☻Question
Structure / Body☻Background Information☻Nut Graph☻Thread☻Dialogue☻Voice and Tone
Conclusion☻Question☻Quotation☻Surprise☻Reference to the title☻Reference to the lead
Activity:Pick a partner, ask each otherquestions in order to come upwith information that you willneed for a feature article.Theme Choices:☻Biggest Achievement☻Moving on☻Most Valuable Lesson
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