Extra! Extra! Read all about leap year! Here, scholars write a newspaper article all about leap year/leap day from given facts including who, what, where, when, and why.
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- Role play the press conference with one learner playing Julius Caesar and the rest playing the journalists asking him questions
- Run this assignment through the writing process including rough drafts, edits, and final products
- Schedule time in the computer lab to type final products, or assign the typed essay format using their mobile learning devices
- Copies are required
- The newspaper structure of this assignment enhances engagement through the role-playing-like structure