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December 9 - Springboard 2.12 Understanding TV News H omework: U nit 2 vocabulary lessons due on Monday! Quiz on Monday! Go onto CNN student news - watch the December 3 archived news story - complete your chart with the elements. O bjective: I can understand the elements of TV newscasts. Wa rm Up (in your composition book) W rite the date and objective into your comp book. List as many forms of technology and media as you can. In other words think about all the different ways in which people get news.
Turn in your Springboard book to pg. 137 What are some things that you will be learning and doing in Unit 2?
Now look at Springboard pg. 138 Complete the Anticipation Guide by circling whether you agree or disagree with the statements.
Why do people watch the news on television? What are some of the things you find out about by watching television news stories?
In a small group, discuss your responses to the six statements from the Anticipation Guide. With which statements do you all agree? Why? List three reasons.
The following terms describe important elements in TV news stories. Read all of the terms and explanations; then match each term to its explanation by drawing an arrow.
Anchor (man or woman that seems to be in charge of the news broadcast the person who delivers the news story from the studio
Crawler (for example, stock market prices moving along the bottom of the screen) words that scroll across the bottom of the screen, usually about other news
Feature (soft news) story ("Sixth Grader Plants Trees at His School") a human interest story that is usually not related to a major event; it is not as time sensitive as hard news
Graphics visual elements that are added to the news video, such as charts, maps, logos (for station identification and so on), and screen images that appear to behind or beside the news anchor
Hard news story a story that deals with formal or serious topics and events
Lower third words on the bottom of the screen that identify (name and title) the person appearing on the screen
MOS (man-on-the-street) interview an interview in which the reporter asks the opinions of someone ("on the street") to get the opinions of the general public
On-camera reporter a reporter who is filmed either talking to the camera or interviewing someone
TV scavenger news hunt Now we will watch a news clip to see if we can identify the different elements.
Soft news story
Hard news story
Homework: Go on to the CNN student news website. Watch the December 3rd archived video and jot down your answers in a chart you created similar to the one on Springboard pg. 140. Continue working on your Unit 2 vocabulary lessons.