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An Inspirational Interview:
Exploring Coming of Age through Experienced Eyes
After conducting a personal interview, and reviewing the components of a well-structured newspaper article, each student will create his/her own newspaper story about the interviewee, detailing the individual’s life-changing (coming of age) experiences.
Students will demonstrate the ability to:
1.) Research a primary source by conducting an interview using effective note-taking strategies.
2.) Create a newspaper article by:
- Correctly applying the 5 Ws and H journaling technique:
Who, What, When, Where, Why, & How?
Writing an effective lead
Applying basic layout for a news article
Incorporating at least one graphic with an appropriate caption
Using basic editing principles
3.) Connect relevant information after conducting primary research by linking paragraphs and ideas in ways that make a topic or message clear to the reader