Role of Media

Editor’s Pick

Role of Media
Trustee: Craig Flournoy
Grade Level: 6-8
Time: 90 minutes
Description: Students will make editorial decisions and present their findings.

Lines and Leads

Role of Media
Trustee: Craig Flournoy
Grade Level: 9-12
Time: 90 minutes
Description: Students will read, analyze, and write headlines and lead lines for newspaper articles.

Information on The Side

Role of Media
Trustee: Craig Flournoy
Grade Level: 6-8
Time: 90 minutes
Description: Students will identify ways of presenting print information while recognizing effects on audiences.

News Abuse

Role of Media
Trustee: Craig Flournoy
Grade Level: 9-12
Time: 45 minutes
Description: Students will interview peers about sources of news, conduct a class survey, write a survey report, and express agreement/disagreement with an opinion.

It’s All in the Head(lines)

Role of Media

Trustee: Craig Flournoy
Grade Level: 6-8
Time: 45 minutes

Description: Students will distinguish between news of various scope and predict the main points of a news story.

Newsroom

Role of Media
Trustee: Craig Flournoy
Grade Level: 9-12
Time: 45 minutes
Description: Students will simulate a newsroom and discuss how editorial decisions are made.