1. News Story One:
A. Huge Creature Lashes out at Man and Canine
B. Giant Crocodile Eats Dog and Bites Man
C. Man Becomes Latest Fatality in Attacks
2. News Story Two:
A. Woman Missing After Tornado Hits Town
B. Injured Woman and Missing Cat Result of Twister
C. Frightening Storm Causes Damage in the Thousands
3. News Story Three:
A. Man Disposes of Ring Out the Window
B. Kitchen Sink Holds Man Hostage
C. Man Battles Burned Fish in House
4. News Story Four:
A. Family Lost After Car Breaks Down on Weekend Drive
B. Winter Hike Over Mountain Turns Deadly for Family
C. Snow Storm's Grip Strands Family on Outing answers
1. Huge Creature Lashes out at Man and Canine
2. Injured Woman and Missing Cat Result of Twister
3. Kitchen Sink Holds Man Hostage
4. Snow Storm`s Grip Strands Family on Outing
Additional task (optional)
|Give your student(s) 5 minutes or less to go online and find some news. Tell your student that he or she will have to take on a role of a journalist and make a short report on the news found(no longer than 2 min).|
Some questions to get a conversation going:
Would you ever consider being a journalist? Why or why not?
Would you ever consider being a newscaster?
If someone asked you to be a journalist, what kind of stories would you write about?
Would you prefer being a newscaster or a journalist?
When you watch the news, are you interested in the story or the newscaster who presents it?
Do you think journalists tell the truth when they write?
Do you think journalists add more information to make the story interesting?
Do you believe journalists exaggerate what they write about?
Do you believe that journalists write stories so they can be important and noticed on television/magazines/newspapers etc?
Do you trust the information you get from the news?
If you are someone who usually follows the news, has there been a time when you decided to stop? Why and for how long?