WRITING AND JOURNALING

UNIT 3 - LESSON 2:  BEING A SOCIAL MEDIA JOURNALIST

Lesson introduction:

Journalists develop information through interviews and sources. The most successful journalists quickly master these important skill sets. The production of journalism relies on several elements: newsgathering, interviewing sources, researching and trying to find as much information as possible. The course will also teach you how to where to find information, interviewing skills and how to process information from various sources for publication.

Directions:

  1. Please view the lesson below.
  2. Complete all activities within this lesson

Lesson Objective:

In this lesson, you will learn the basics of journalism, and how to interpret and communicate current events.

Learners will:

  • Practice reading, thinking, and writing about current events within the broader context of global events.
  • Become familiar with the concepts of Journalism.

Materials: 

Click the materials icon to view, download, or print the lesson materials. You will need the materials to follow along with the lesson video below.

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Activity 1:  

WATCH VIDEOS, TAKE NOTES, COMPLETE A SHORT QUIZ

SKILLS PRACTICED: LISTENING, TEST-TAKING, NOTE-TAKING, JOURNALISM, CRITICAL THINKING

Click the button below to answer a few questions based on your notes taken from the video above. Some of the information may be new to you, and you are more than welcome to research. TRY YOUR BEST! YOU CAN SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THIS QUIZ IF YOU SHOW GREAT EFFORT.


ACTIVITY 2:  

WATCH VIDEOS, TAKE NOTES, COMPLETE A SHORT QUIZ

SKILLS PRACTICED: LISTENING, TEST-TAKING, NOTE-TAKING, JOURNALISM 

Click the button below to answer a few questions based on your notes taken from the video above. Some of the information may be new to you, and you are more than welcome to research. TRY YOUR BEST! YOU CAN SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THIS QUIZ IF YOU SHOW GREAT EFFORT.


ACTIVITY 3:  

WATCH VIDEOS, TAKE NOTES, COMPLETE A SHORT QUIZ

SKILLS PRACTICED: LISTENING, TEST-TAKING, NOTE-TAKING, JOURNALISMCRITICAL THINKING

Click the button below to answer a few questions based on your notes taken from the videos above. Some of the information may be new to you, and you are more than welcome to research.  TRY YOUR BEST! YOU CAN SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THIS QUIZ IF YOU SHOW GREAT EFFORT.


ACTIVITY 4:

SKILLS PRACTICED: LISTENING, RESEARCH, READING, WRITING, CRITICAL THINKING, SELF REFLECTION

COMPLETE THE GLOBAL NEWSPAPER JOURNALIST PROJECT

  1. Click the materials icon above and read the article
  2. Click the assignment icon to access this activity
    • You need access to Google drive in order to access the activity
  3. Listen to 15 minutes of a global news TV or radio show or read up to four articles on the front page of a national/global newspaper.
  4. Find a story that interests you and spend 15 minutes researching more details of the story online using two additional reputable sources.
  5. Click the button below to add the link (URL) of your completed activity.
  CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ACTIVITY # 4

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ACTIVITY # 4


Activity 5:

SKILLS PRACTICED: RESEARCH, PUBLIC SPEAKING, PRESENTING, TECHNOLOGY, SELF REFLECTION, CREATION AND DESIGN

COMPLETE THE GLOBAL TV/RADIO NEWS REPORTER PROJECT

  • Click the assignment icon to access this activity 
    • You need access to Google drive in order to access the assignment 
  • Directions for assignment are included in the activity document
  • Add the link (URL) of this completed assignment in Activity 6
  CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ACTIVITY # 5

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ACTIVITY # 5


Activity 6:

SKILLS PRACTICED: REFLECTION, PERSONAL WRITING, PROVIDING FEEDBACK, GROWTH MINDSET

COMPLETE THE REFLECTION AND FEEDBACK DISCUSSION BELOW

  • Complete the form below

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