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ERIC Number: ED040174
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jun
Pages: 263
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
A Unit on the Newspaper.
Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.
Concerned with reinforcing composition skills, this unit focuses on motivating students to produce a weekly class or school newspaper. Motivational experiences suggested for the whole unit include visiting a newspaper publishing building; inviting a local editor, reporter, or photographer to speak to students; studying and viewing specific films and filmstrips; reading and presenting a radio play; and making a newspaper bulletin board display. Material is organized by the factors involved in newspaper production: (1) the nature of news; (2) characteristics of the newspaper; (3) the American basis for freedom of the press; (4) four purposes of the newspaper; (5) individual responsibilities of the newspaper staff; (6) ways in which newspapers obtain news; (7) parts and characteristics of a news story; (8) the nature of a feature article; (9) parts of the first page of a newspaper; and (10) an understanding of the various sections of a newspaper. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document.] (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.