Wednesday, 10-15-14 / Beginning Editorial Writing
Some topics of today’s class discussion included:
What is an editorial? How can these stories influence or inform people’s views?
What are 3 types of editorials? What kinds of topics can be covered?
What’s going on in current news – local, state, national, global? In sports or politics?
In health or education? In music or entertainment?
Your assignment: find 3-5 current news stories. List story and where you found/read it, then offer a 2-3 sentence opinion about the story. We’ll use these as discussion starters for tomorrow.
News Topic #1 > Students are taking PSATs today across the nation. I found a story on this here: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/52370-college-board-psat-nmsqt
Topic 1 > My viewpoint from reading the story? I think that….