A. My locker combination
B. A good introduction to the story starting at the beginning
C. The answers to who, what, when, where
D. Something to grab the reader’s attention
A. Chronological or sequential
C. From the last thing that happened to the first—like 24
D. From most newsworthy facts to least important details
A. Inverted pyramid
D. Infiniti symbol
A. Advanced Placement
B. Associated Press
C. Aaron Pulitzer
B) Swearing was not (permissible) in her house.
A) Swearing was not (permissable) in her house.
A) What you say (affects) people.
B) What you say (effects) people.
A) Everything was (all right.)
B) Everything was (alright.)
A) The foreman of the jury read (its) verdict aloud.
B) The foreman of the jury read (their) verdict aloud.
A) She (laid) the book on the coffee table.
B) She (lay) the book on the coffee table.
At least 2 of the 5 Ws and 1 H
A human interest hook
All of the 5 Ws and 1 H (or at least as many as possible)
The last paragraph of a news story
The first paragraph of a news story
A paragraph containing interview questions
Use active voice as much as possible
Get right to the point
Both A and B
The date of the event
A cute or clever observation
The piece of information that will be most important to the readers
A news story with a human interest angle
An article based on the writer's opinion concerning an important issue
Fluff material such as horoscopes and crossword puzzles
Include your opinion in your story
Use personal pronouns (such as I, you, we)
Reporting just the facts
A news story
An opinion article
A personality feature about a movie star
A hard news article about a significant event
A classified ad
The most important information goes first
Fine details should go first
The "who" should go first
A quote should go first
Leave out all the details
Your details should build to a climax and resolution
The details should become less and less important
Always wear a fedora
That shape is cool
Your editor might cut off the last part of your article
Not all readers will finish the article but they still want all the information
Both b and c
You should include the "who" and the "what"
You should include the "when" and the "where"
You should include the "why" and the "how"
All of the above, in fact, you should include all the W's and H as soon as possible
The very last thing you write in an article.
The same as the headline.
The first paragraph of a story.
Give readers the most important information in a clear, concise and interesting manner.
Establish the voice and direction of an article.
Grab the reader's interest.
All of the above.
Summarizes your article.
Always is phrased in the form of a question.
Inludes several of the "Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How.
Both a and c
This is not true.
I'm sort of hungry for pork rinds.
Immediately go talk to another person
Keep pushing them by asking them "why?"
Tell them they are useless and walk away
Whine to Mrs. Elwood about how no one gave you good quotes
The moral obligation we as reporters have to give accurate information, while keeping the privacy needs of our sources in mind.
The policy of all reporters to get the story no matter the cost.
The rules created by the school to keep reporters from writing about uncomfortable topics.
The laws created by congress in the US to keep journalists in check.
“I loved the play,” freshman Jane Doe said.
Jane Doe, freshman said. “I loved the play.”
Jane Doe, fr. said, “I loved the play.”
When interviewing Jane Doe who happens to be a freshman, she told me that she “loved the play.”
Have proximity (close to your audience)
Involve consequence or conflict
Be about someone or something of importantance
Involve a teacher
Create an emotional human interest angle
Be about the international community
Making compound sentences in your writing.
Directly quoting the author in your writing.
Summarizing main ideas into your own words
Citing the source of your information.