Being a Global Reporter - Writing & Journalism - Project Based Learning Lesson

Being a Global News Reporter -PBL lesson
Being a Global News Reporter -PBL lesson overview
Being a Global News Reporter -PBL lesson
Being a Global News Reporter -PBL lesson overview

Being a Global Reporter - Writing & Journalism - Project Based Learning Lesson

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LESSON INTRODUCTION:

Global citizenship involves being an informed and rational participant in global, civic, and economic affairs.  It requires critical thinking and an awareness of public issues, candidates for public office, governmental decisions, and most of all a free press. Journalism is a cornerstone of our society, and with modern technology like social media and smart devices, anyone can report the news. This lesson will introduce you to the responsibilities and analytical skills needed to be a journalist and an informed, involved citizen of the world.

ESTIMATED LESSON DURATION: 15 hours

SUGGESTED AGE LEVELS: 11 - 19

SUCCESS SKILLS PRACTICED:   Listening, Test-Taking, Note-Taking, Online Research, Journaling, Journalism, Critical Thinking, Reading Informational and Fictional Text, Writing, Planning, Technology (Graphic Design), Artistic Design, Communication, Presentations, Public Speaking, Self Reflection, Growth Mindset

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.

LESSON ACTIVITIES: 6

  • ACTIVITY 1 to 3: WATCH VIDEOS AND COMPLETE SHORT QUESTIONNAIRE  OR QUIZ - 1 HOUR

  • ACTIVITY 4: COMPLETE THE GLOBAL NEWSPAPER JOURNALIST PROJECT - 4 HOURS

  • ACTIVITY 5:  COMPLETE THE GLOBAL TV/RADIO NEWS REPORTER PROJECT - 10 HOURS

  • ACTIVITY 6:  REFLECTION AND FEED BACK - 1 HOUR

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • Reading Materials (Printable) + Google Drive link

  • Assignment Materials (Printable) + Google Drive link

  • Video Lessons - Viewable on any smart device

  • Online exit ticket and quiz

HOW TO ACCESS:
STEP 1: Pay to access our PBL Writing, Journaling, and Journalism Lesson - Being A Global Reporter.

STEP 2: Download the instructions and password to access the lesson

STEP 3: Introduce the lesson via smart-device, computer, smart board, etc. to your learners at home or in the classroom