Language Objective: I will edit and peer-review the rough draft of my news article.
Essential Question: How do you effectively assess your own as well as your peers' writing?
1. Read through the news writing tips in Inside Reporting, p. 60-61.
Choose the top three tips that you feel you need to work on in your article.
List them and briefly describe why you think they are important and how you will ensure to improve this in your own article.
2. Finish writing the rough draft of your article.
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3. Self Assessment: Make a copy of this rubric, then grade your own article based on it. On the bottom, briefly justify why you would give yourself the grade you did.
4. Identify two specific areas of improvement for your article. Focus on these areas in your revisions.
5. Create a headline for your article:Good headlines should:
- tell the reader about your story
- make readers curious to read more
- include a strong verb
GOOD: Warriors flaunt school spirit to boost motivation
- Three rules of news writing you want to make sure to use
- Your rough draft
- Self assessment
- two areas you want to improve in