Be a Weather Newscaster
Ninth graders, in groups, create and videotape a news broadcast. Each group researches, develops and writes a weather forecast, a commentary on an environmental concern, a school activity and a commercial.
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I, as a Learner: Budding Writer
Students examine the components of effective writing for different purposes. In this ELL activity, students determine cause and effect, examine how essays are constructed to express ideas, needs, feelings and attitudes. They will also...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Understanding the Basics of News Reporting
Step into the shoes of a newscast director with a media analysis activity. High schoolers look over vocabulary for news media before deciding which three of five stories they'd want to air on tonight's news, based on exclusivity, viewer...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable