This Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Sentence Structure lesson plan also includes:
Statements can be taken out of context and interpreted or used to support a very different view than the one originally intended. Young journalists start thinking about leading questions, sentence structure, context, and how they all play into what they read in the newspaper. The class reads and discusses how an article uses survey results to support its position, then they consider what types of questions were used to culminate in the desired results. They create a misleading survey and use it to write their own article in the class newsletter.