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Newspapers (KS1 & KS2 resources)

Explore the world of newspapers with our creative resources, including newspaper report examples, comprehension activities, headlines and article writing frames for KS1 and KS2.

28 resources
I didn't do my homework because... writing guidance
A writing support sheet to accompany the resource 'I didn't do  … read more
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Newspaper report- I didn't do my homework because...
A newspaper article including a brief reading comprehension to  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing composition
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Media and Fake News - A Madame Tussauds London resource
An exploration of the media, fake news, and celebrity culture.  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Spoken language | Writing composition
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Journalistic writing: The Blitz
A presentation of newspaper article writing prompts for Year  … read more
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Y6 | Writing composition
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Comparing a broadsheet and tabloid newspaper
A group activity to help children to recognise and compare the  … read more
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A car-free world?
A set of activities for Car-free Day including a comprehension,  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Spoken language | Reading comprehension | Writing composition
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Recounts – newspapers (lower KS2)
A set of supporting activities for teaching newspapers. This  … read more
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Writing non-fiction (lower KS2)
This pack consists of five comprehensive units, each comprising  … read more
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Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar
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The Bonfire Party
Read a narrative account of an incident at a Bonfire Party.  … read more
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Be an Olympic sports reporter
Investigate some of the words and phrases that sports reporters  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Sports
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Bias - what is it? (Olympics report)
A step by step guide to exploring bias in sports reporting, with  … read more
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Sports
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Newspaper features
Features of a newspaper sorting activity where children match  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading word level | Writing composition
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Newspaper template
A simple template including basic guidance on writing a news  … read more
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Report at the World Cup!
Become a sport reporter! Look at two reports of the fictional  … read more
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Newspaper article – Queen's coronation
Be a royal reporter – use the key facts provided to plan out  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Queen's Jubilee
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Be a sports reporter
Investigate some of the words and phrases sports reporters use  … read more
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Sports
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Features of a newspaper article
Read the newspaper article about a dramatic rescue and label  … read more
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Read all about it!
Read the headlines and discuss what the story may be about. Work  … read more
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Ambiguity
Children consider the two possible meanings of ambiguous sentences.  … read more
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Avoiding repetition
Re-write the news and avoid repetition. A fun activity! The resource  … read more
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Newspaper labels
This activity examines how a newspaper report follows a particular  … read more
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Y4 | Writing composition
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The inverted Pyramid of writing newspaper reports
An excellent model that displays clearly to children the basic  … read more
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Y6 | Writing composition
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Deadly hurricane!
A useful introduction to report writing. A newspaper report and  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Weather
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Newspaper framework
An example of a newspaper front page. Label the boxes correctly  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing composition
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Read all about it
Read the story starters below, cut them up and share them out  … read more
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Newspaper headline puns
Read the headlines and discuss the intended and alternative meanings.  … read more
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Alliteration - writing newspaper headlines
A popular resource! Write alliterative newspaper headlines for  … read more
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Bias - what is it? (The sporty version)
An interesting guide to exploring bias, with a football flavour.  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Sports
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