Tag: writing

Lesson plan: Lead writing

In this lesson, students will learn to write news article leads from three different perspectives.

Journalistic writing and ‘English class’ writing

From purpose to organization to information-gathering, this Powerpoint presentation highlights the similarities and differences between journalistic writing and English essays. Courtesy Candace Perkins Bowen.

News/feature body copy evaluation form

This form allows editors and advisers to evaluate body copy for content, creativity, mechanics, impact and effectiveness of graphics. Courtesy Renee Burke.

Coverage: How to get people to read your newspaper

This Powerpoint presentation provides details and examples of the types of coverage and stories readers are clamoring for. Courtesy Linda Barrington.


Here is another quiz from Rob Melton on the copy-editing symbols. Click here.

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