Lesson Plan

Journalism Lesson Plan

Honor women in journalism with an online exhibit called Women with a Deadline. Class members demonstrate their understanding of the topic in a final assessment by writing a newspaper article on the information they learned in the online exhibit.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners explore the computer lab activity at home as a flipped classroom assignment, or in class with a partner
Classroom Considerations
  • Resource assumes pupils are familiar with parts of a newspaper, as well as what the First Amendment is and why it was written
  • Tailor the lesson to meet specific classroom time constraints
  • Best used during Women's History Month or in a newspaper course
Pros
  • The resource comes with a complete detailed plan, worksheets and links for the activity, guidelines for Jigsaw Method, links for further exploration on the topic, and an assessment activity
Cons
  • None
Common Core