Full course description
Are you someone who likes to get the story straight? Do you always want to know more? Who? What? When? Where? How?- the details that make a great story. Learning how to find these key facts and writing them in a way that makes it easy for others to read is the skill of a true journalist. In this course, Middle School Journalism: Tell Your Story, you’ll learn how ask the right questions, look for the details, and find the story in any situation. You’ll learn how to gather information effectively, organize ideas, format stories for media production, and edit your articles. Get ready to break that news.
PLEASE NOTE: This course is segment one of a two segment course. If you are taking this for your online course requirement, you must complete BOTH segments to meet the requirement. Please sign up for segment two AFTER you complete segment one.
Segment 1 Units (This Course)
- Unit 1: What is Journalism?
- Unit 2: Analyzing Media
- Unit 3: Gathering Information
- Unit 4: Organizing Information
- Unit 5: Writing an Article
Segment 2 Units (Sign Up for This Segment After Completing Segment 1)
- Unit 6: Preparing a Newscast
- Unit 7: Editing an Article or Newscast
- Unit 8: Media, the Law and Ethics
- Unit 9: Media and Society
- Unit 10: A History of Journalism