Writing a News Report

Hello kids! So, writing a news paper article is a part of the directed writing task in the English paper. Let’s take a look at how you should approach this task.

  1. PLAN PLAN PLAN! – Think about how you want to structure your writing. What are the points that you can use.
  2. Make sure to use a variety of sentence types and lengths.
  3. Use complex punctuations.
  4. Attempt impressive vocabulary.

Now let’s take a look at the main features of a news paper article!

  1. Short and Attractive Headline
  2. Lead sentence – 5Ws and Why
  3. Formal register
  4. Objective language – no opinions or emotive language
  5. Use of quotations – direct speech of experts of relevant field

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