THE KIDS' NEWSROOM
Your child is part of a class that publishes a newspaper!
The Kids' Newsroom
Extra! Extra! Read all about it… In the Kids' Newsroom, our students learn the craft of journalism including investigative writing and research. Our classroom transforms into a working newsroom, complete with editorial staff, reporters, columnists and headline writers. Each student plays multiple roles and works together to create an e-newspaper, as well as a hard copy newspaper, with real stories about their local school and community.
These reporters learn techniques for crafting news stories, writing persuasive editorial essays and interviewing news-makers. Students edit each other’s work, take photographs and learn the technology skills necessary to produce online and print newspapers. Have an idea for a news story? Call our Newsroom Hotline today!
See a Sneak Peek of the Kids' Newsroom curriculum!
In this class, your child will:
- Learn about the history of newspapers
- Work as part of a team that publishes its own newspaper
- Learn how reporters organize and write stories
- Write news stories on local, national and personal events
- Learn about the difference between editorials and news stories and write their own editorials
- Play "Headline Hunters" game in which they race to find facts in famous newspaper headlines
- Learn how to revise and edit their own and other reporters' stories
- Help to "publish" the class newspaper