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News anchoring activity

September 30, 2014

Hi class, here are some tips on how to make a video news report. Watch the video of a group of high school students planning and filming their school report. While planning your story,be sure to consider the five Ws– what, who, when, where, and why. Also, pay attention to the opening and ending of your report. Here are some examples:

Opening:

1. Good morning. It’s 10 o’clock. I’m Nancy Sun and it’s time for EZ News on ICRT.

2. Hi, I’m Kathy Jones,  It’s Tuesday, Sept.30th, 2014. and it is 10 minutes to midnight. Here is the latest  headline…

3. Hello and welcome to (news channel) at/on (time or date). I’m (name) and here are the main news stories for today.

Ending:

1. That’s it for EZ News today. Enjoy the rest of your morning! I’m Nancy Sun.

2. This is __________ ( name ), reporting from _________ news.

 Tips on how to make a news report:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/school_report/resources_for_teachers/8472052.stm

school report

How to write a news article:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/standard/english/lit_form/newspaper/revision/1/

News anchoring activity:

Work in groups of 4, write up a news story and make a film of it.

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