Historical Newspaper Your task: Create a newspaper about the unit consisting of articles, comic strips, advertisements and editorials



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Historical Newspaper
Your task: Create a newspaper about the unit consisting of articles, comic strips, advertisements and editorials.
Instructions:
I. Give your paper a title that fits with the unit. “History Newspaper” is not enough!
II. Your paper should include 8 or more items including:


  1. 3 or more news articles about events from the unit. These should be written from the point of view of a reporter who witnessed these events and was “in the middle of the action.” These articles should be a minimum of two paragraphs and should include made-up quotes from people involved in the event.




  1. 1 obituary of a famous person from this period. An obituary is a short retelling of the major events in that person’s life.




  1. 1 picture that goes along with one of your front page stories.




  1. 3 or more “other” items such as:

    1. Comic strips about either a person or event from the time period. Each strip should be at least 3 panels in length.

    2. Advertisements from a company that might have existed at the time.

    3. Puzzles about the time period such as a crossword, jumble or word search.

    4. Sports report about a sport played in this period.

    5. Horoscopes

    6. Advice column




  1. The Front Page

    1. Design a front cover for your paper that includes the paper’s title, a picture and a table of contents which tells which page the parts are on.

    2. ALL 8 sections MUST be numbered and included in your table of contents.


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