Writers Boot Camp Spring Semester Starts on Monday, April 17, 2017
- Writer’s Boot-Camp
Week 1: Class
Essential Question: What is a journalist? Students examine overview of the history of journalism and fully cover Syllabus and schedule.
Week 2: Class
Unit II: With Rights Come Responsibilities
Essential Question: What are the rights and responsibilities of a journalist?
Week 3: Class
Unit III: EXTRA! EXTRA!
Essential Question: How does a newspaper inform?
Week 4: Class
Unit IV: You Are the Next Edward R. Murrow
Essential Question: How do students develop an eye, nose, and ear for news?
Week 5: Class
Unit V: A Writer Makes a Newspaper
Essential Question: How to apply the writing process to journalism?
Week 6: Class
Unit VI: Design’s the Thing to Catch the Reader
Essential Question: How does design attract and hold readers?
Week 7: Class
Unit VII: Writing for Culturally Diverse Audiences
Essential Question: Why is it important to understand and accept cultural differences?
Week 8: Class
Unit VIII: Understanding the Editor’s Role
Essential Question: What is the writer’s role in the publishing process?