The less important information should appear later in the article, since the article may be cropped shortened by the editor the person who puts the newspaper together to make the article fit on the newspaper page. This is a two page organizer that has a box for the lead and then boxes for students to describe the who, what, when, where and why of their topic.
Each has three lined boxes so students can draft a different techniques to determine the best. Newspaper Worksheets for writing newspaper articles and for analyzing existing newspaper articles:. Structure of a Newspaper First section - with major news, world news and sometimes, editorials where the newspaper editors offer their opinions on various topics - published with the op-eds -- opinions written by other writers.
As we continued to practice, different organizers were introduced. Giving each student one sandwich cookie to munch on while they worked on these organizers helped keep them excited about the whole process.
You may want to put them into groups for this and assign techniques. Should we be allowed to download our own apps on the iPads the school gave us? Sports section.
The writer of a newspaper article is often not credited; if the author is mentioned, this credit is called the author's byline. After discussing the pros and cons with partners, the class took sides.
Structure of a Newspaper Article Each newspaper article has a title called the headline that is set in large type. Ready to focus on writing feature articles? Before you begin, read and analyze some newpaper articles to see how professional reporters write.