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Ministry of Education.

Newspapers - a supported learning unit

Teachers: Helen Nicholls and Simon Dennan


Year: 9-10

Level: 2-3

Duration: 3-4 weeks

Achievement objectives being assessed

  • Transactional Writing


Learning outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • explain the purpose of newspapers
  • write a short newspaper report (a recount)
  • name some parts of a newspaper
  • find noun groups and verb groups in a text.

Language learning focus

  •  Newspaper terminology
  •  Parts of speech and sentence structure

Teaching and learning sequences

Learning task 1

Learning task 2

Learning task 3

Published on: 09 Jan 2018