Newspaper Article

The classroom has turned into a newsroom today, the Year 6's have channelled their journalistic style to report the news of the sinking of the Titanic.

What are all the different ways you can think of that people access the news? - do you keep up with the news? What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of hearing the news in these ways?

  • Newspaper/ print media
  • TV news
  • Radio news
  • Online news (websites/apps)

Did you think of some of these?


Key features of a successful newspaper report:

  • Headline
  • Picture
  • Caption
  • Introductory paragraph - 5Ws
  • Paragraphs and columns
  • Quotes from people involved
  • Mostly past tense, events are told in chronological order
  • Closing sentence