Thursday, May 14, 2020

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Expository Writing - Newspaper Article Writing Activity”

by Addie Williams
6th - 9th Grade

Looking for a fun and creative way for students to learn about expository writing? In this activity, students will create the front page of a newspaper including writing a headline and a main story as well as adding other newspaper themed elements. Students will practice using 3rd person point of view and learn how to incorporate the 5 w's into their writing.
This resource can easily be adapted for different ages and abilities and works well as an introductory lesson for expository writing or journalism class. The assignment sheet is written in the style of a newspaper as a fun example for students. Just print and go!
Includes 9 pages
  • assignment page
  • 2 brainstorming / planning worksheets
  • newspaper article planning page
  • 3 newspaper templates
  • detailed grading rubric
  • peer editing worksheet
If you like this writing resource check out my WRITING BUNDLE - Persuasive, Narrative, Expository & Descriptive Writing Pack
(c) Addie Williams

Join The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative at
and get THOUSANDS OF PAGE VIEWS for your TpT products!

Go to for even more free products!

No comments:

Post a Comment