Mrs. Neely – Journalism

It's all storytelling. That's what journalism is all about.

Lesson Plans for January 7-11


Monday, January 7

  • Review expectations and assignments
  • Review and discuss semester exam
  • Discuss storyboard ideas

Tuesday, January 8

  • AP Style sponge activity/discuss and grade
  • Look at News Writing prompt from semester exam
  • Analyze News lead
  • Create a google doc and begin News Story with lead; add one transition and quote–discuss
  • Add transition two and quote; students will share out in class

Wednesday, January 9

  • Review transition two and quote from the previous class
  • Add final transition and quote; share out in class
  • Share with teacher in google

Thursday, January 10

  • Introduce Column Writing
  • Types of Columns including editorials
  • Points to think about — record in journal
  • Discuss examples of columns

Friday, January 11

  • Continue notes on Column Writing
  • Students will identify 3 types of columns they could write for The Maroon & White
  • Share column ideas and pros/cons

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