8 - News Report


Lesson 6:
Writing a News Report

Purpose and Audience: to report on an event for the readers of a newspaper


Length: page (or 15 lines), double-spaced, size 12 font



Activity Section

Task: Write a news report based on the headline and picture below. You will have to make up the facts and information, answering some or all of the following questions:

  • Who?
  • What?
  • Where?
  • When?
  • Why?
  • How?


Your headline is...

9 Year-Old Boy Saves His Family


Submit your news report to  8.6 News Report Dropbox.



Now go to 9.1 Opinion vs. Fact