Writing Unit 2- Journalism

For our second unit in writing, we are focusing on Journalism and writing non-fiction news articles. Students will be learning the different aspects of writing and editing non-fiction pieces.

Throughout this unit students will learn how to:
-Answer the essential questions of journalistic writing.
-Utilize a journalistic text structure.
-Edit, revise and meet deadlines.
Students will be creating multiple news articles about events around the school as well as connection to our natural disasters and Earth processes unit of inquiry. Attached below are our rubric for this unit as well as a checklist students will be using to complete.
Journalism Rubric
Checklist for a news report

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