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1 Title: Newspaper Project Do Now The thing I love most about summer break is….I am going to do some important things, they are:I will go on a vacation to….My favorite thing to do with my free time is….The thing I will miss most about school is….Be specific and creative in your writing. You need to make sure that the person who reads it can understand exactly what you mean to say!PAGE #:46L/46R
2 Today’s Agenda! Clear your desk Sit quietly and wait for directions Partner Project:Create your own Ancient Civilization Newspaper!
3 Today’s Agenda 2!! Text Features Partner Project Create your own Roman Times Newspaper
4 Text FeaturesYou have learned about all the different features of a text that draw attention to readersDifferent features help the reader understand more about the textCan anyone remember some of the text features you learned about?Title, heading, sub-heading, caption, graphics, etc.
5 Text FeaturesCan you imagine trying to read a newspaper with no headlines, pictures, captions, or various font size??Text aids and features organize details in a text and highlight important information, including the writer’s main ideas.You already know how to identify these, but I’m going to quickly review each one that you will need today.
6 Text Features in a Newspaper Title/Heading: name of article; in large, bold fontNewspaper headingArticle Title
7 Text Features in a Newspaper Sub-Heading: contains information related to the heading, but is a mini-topic related to the main title.Sub-heading
8 Text Features in a Newspaper Graphs and Pictures: help us understand a text, breaks up the text, and brings attention to a textPictureGraph
9 Text Features in a Newspaper Captions: phrases, sentences, or short paragraphs describing photos or charts. Photo captions are usually placed directly above, below, or to the side of the pictures they describeCaption
10 Text Features in a Newspaper Bold and Italicized Font: signal words or lists that we, as readers, should pay attention to.Bold FontBold FontBold FontBold Font
11 Can You Come Up With Your Own? Use what you have learned and know about text features in newspapersWith a partner you will have an opportunity to create your own newspaper with articles (yes, you have to write), pictures, captions, headings, sub-headings, various font sizes!
12 Project Requirements Choose one section for Rome Pick the sections you want to include in your newspaperDesign your newspaper with the appropriate headings, picturesWrite your articles as neatly as possibleUse pictures or graphics from online websites from my links to make your newspaper pop! mrdonn.org is a great one!
13 Project RequirementsYou will receive a handout with specific instructions on one sideOn the other is a planning sheet to help you figure out the articles you will include in your newspaperYou have the entire period to finish this!The handouts are the brainstorming ideas for their newspaper and a hard copy of the newspaper template
14 Newspaper Examples I have some articles for you to look at You can see how detailed my articles are, the sections I chose and how there is no white spaceI have included some “want” ads like most newspapersAlso, notice how I included ALL the various text features that were required!You can also look at the Los Angeles Times examples I have I have examples of newspaper articles so they can see the format and how to include pictures