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Information Gathering and Journalism

TimeJan. 27, 2013

from:Bidell, Barbara

to:Computer Explorations

Last week, students completed an expository essay that included Internet research. Students wrote a five-paragraph essay on a research topic of their choice using reliable Internet sources. This week, we will be talking about gathering information and writing articles for the school yearbook. Students will be learning about various types of journalistic writing and how they can apply each type of writing. Eventually, students will be utilizing their skills by writing articles for the monthly newsletter as well. Later in the year (fourth quarter), we hope to incorporate their knowledge of journalism into a weekly news broadcast.  

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