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.
- PLAN PLAN PLAN! – Think about how you want to structure your writing. What are the points that you can use.
- Make sure to use a variety of sentence types and lengths.
- Use complex punctuations.
- Attempt impressive vocabulary.
Now let’s take a look at the main features of a news paper article!
- Short and Attractive Headline
- Lead sentence – 5Ws and Why
- Formal register
- Objective language – no opinions or emotive language
- Use of quotations – direct speech of experts of relevant field