|Current News Issue Activity For Google Apps|
|Teaching activities for introducing journalism to grades 7-10 students. |
Students will learn to identify weak and strong leads as they complete this printable. Good journalism is reporters that are able to write strong leads. This is a great activity for your grade 10 media class.
Current issues include but are not limited to, disasters, conflict, health concerns, crime and political events.
The task: Identify three news stories that convey an issue either locally nor internationally. For each story, determine if the lead is strong or weak and explain why:
For the weakest story, re-write the lead: