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Workshop V – In the News

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In the News

5) “What’s In the News? Making a Newspaper”
Grades 2,3,4
3-4 sessions

Publishing a newspaper
The group chooses an area for the newspaper to cover, such as the neighborhood or school, and go through the step-by-step process of writing, designing, editing and taking photographs for their very own local newspaper.


  • Journalistic writing
  • Interviewing
  • Copyediting
  • Layout
  • Photojournalism
  • Graphic design

Goals: collaboration, carrying out one’s job at the paper, using publishing software, understanding the construction of news, how decisions are made