Write a news story using the information below:
As you work with this information, be sure to refer to the Self-Checklist I have designed to help you.
Here are the facts:
Teachers, if you upload articles onto your web site, feel free to email
me and I will create a link to your web site so that other students can
check out your class' articles.
Here is a Second Functional Writing Assignment:
(suggested time - 40-60 minutes)
Read the following situation and complete the assignment that follows, using the information below..
You are a writer for your school's newspaper. This newspaper is read by students, parents, and staff. Some students from your school have just returned from an interesting trip. You interviewed a student and did some library research on the place they visited.
Write a news article in which you tell about the
trip the students took.
Encourage readers to learn more about the place the students visited.
When writing, be sure to
What happened? - people went to the country of China
- visited homes and schools
- made friends with students at a school in Shanghai
Who went? - teachers and students from school including students Phil Smith and Les Jones
Why? - Lethbridge School District sent them to learn about China and to exchange ideas with the Chinese
- they wre there during the Chinese Spring Festival
- the trip lasted two weeks
- group returned two days ago
What else? - group learned a lot and saw many interesting things
- Internet link between your school and school in Shanghai will allow students,
parents to learn about each other
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