Unit Plan

High Five: Go to Press

This High Five: Go to Press unit plan also includes:

High school scholars learn valuable information about how to run a newspaper in the third and final installment of a media literacy series. The unit scaffolds learners to success with background information before they plan for publication, helping your class develop a newspaper of their own!

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Consider inviting a representative from the local paper to speak to your class
  • Consider creating stations for journalists to demonstrate various roles in the writing processes before publication
Classroom Considerations
  • Resource requires teachers to pass out a class set of newspapers for some of the lessons; make sure these materials are available
  • Includes rubrics to help with grading
  • Material within lesson directly relates to real-life career experiences
  • None