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Newspapers (KS1 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.

25 resources
Journalistic writing: The Blitz
A presentation of newspaper article writing prompts for Year  … read more
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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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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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Y1 Y2 | Writing composition
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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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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Sports
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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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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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Y5 Y6 | Writing composition
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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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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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Y5 | Writing composition
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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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