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:
3 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 obituary of a famous person from this period. An obituary is a short retelling of the major events in that person’s life.
Comic strips about either a person or event from the time period. Each strip should be at least 5 panels in length.
Advertisements from a company that might have existed at the time.
Puzzles about the time period such as a crossword, jumble or word search.
Sports report about a sport played in this period.
The Front Page
a. 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.
b. ALL 8 sections MUST be numbered and included in your table of contents.
Historical Newspaper Rubric
Title and Table of Contents
Both are imcomplete
Elements of the table of contents are missing but the title page is complete