Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to identify, analyze and practice journalistic writing.
Common Core Standards:
Students will write a journalistic account of the battle as if they were a reporter embedded with the regiment.
Begin this activity with a discussion about what it means to write in a journalistic style. Consider the following links for discussion about objectivity and journalism:
Have them compare and contrast what they find with the style of the narrator in the story.
Have students write the piece as if they are a reporter...
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