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Writing composition: newspapers

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Newspaper article – Queen's coronation
Be a royal reporter – use the key facts provided to plan out an article and write up using the writing framework.
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Non-fiction | Writing composition | Queen's Jubilee |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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Be a sports reporter
Investigate some of the words and phrases sports reporters use to make their articles more exciting. Use these to create a sports report about a sporting event. [Forms part of the Going for gold! project]
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Non-fiction | Writing composition | Sports |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers | Going for Gold!
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Features of a newspaper article
Read the newspaper article about a dramatic rescue then label the different features you find. Then pull out the powerful language used.
Y3 Y4 | Non-fiction | Writing composition |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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Read all about it!
Read the headlines and discuss what the story may be about. Work with a partner and write the opening sentence. An interesting newspaper activity!
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Y5 Y6 | Non-fiction | Writing composition |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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Ambiguity
Children consider the two possible meanings of ambiguous sentences. The resource is from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
Y5 | Non-fiction | Writing composition |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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Avoiding repetition
Re-write the news and avoid repetition. A fun activity! The resource is from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
Y6 | Non-fiction | Writing composition |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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Newspaper labels
This activity examines how a newspaper report follows a particular pattern. Chidren have to label the paragraphs correctly. The resource is from A&C Black's 'Developings' series.
Y4 | Non-fiction | Writing composition |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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The inverted Pyramid of writing newspaper reports
An excellent model that displays clearly to children the basic structure and organisation of a newspaper report.
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Y6 | Non-fiction | Writing composition |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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Deadly hurricane!
A useful introduction to report writing - newspaper report and a simple framework for the children to write their own disaster story!
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Y5 Y6 | Non-fiction | Writing composition | Weather |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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Newspaper framework
An example of a newspaper front page. Label the boxes correctly and use the layout as a guide to plan your writing. [Forms part of the Going for gold! project]
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Y5 Y6 | Non-fiction | Writing composition |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers | Going for Gold!
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Read all about it
Read the story starters below, cut them up and share them out among the class. Can the children continue the sentences and develop a short story for a newspaper?
Y5 Y6 | Non-fiction | Writing composition |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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Newspaper headline puns
Read the headlines and discuss the intended and alternative meanings.
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Y6 | Non-fiction | Writing composition |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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Alliteration - writing newspaper headlines
A popular resource! Write alliterative newspaper headlines for well-known nursery rhymes. Examples of possible headlines are included.
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Y5 | Non-fiction | Writing composition | Nursery rhymes |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers
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Bias - what is it? (The sporty version)
An interesting guide to exploring bias, with a football flavour. [Forms part of the Going for gold! project]
Y5 Y6 | Non-fiction | Writing composition | Sports |  From the resource collection(s): Writing composition: newspapers | Going for Gold!
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