In preparing the students to write their news articles for their Provicinal Achievement Tests, I provided them with multiple scenarios they could pick from to write news articles for practice. I formatted the scenarios to look like the ones they would receive in their PAT’s, and chose topics to try and engage them with the material, so I could work on them with the students after their first draft to help hone their article writing skills.
News Article Scenarios
This was a chart crafted with the students that was then given to them for use in their visual journals. It was comprised of the top half where the question was posed as to what their student elected city councillors did for their little craft city based on issues and promises made to the public, and then from research, we did as a class as to what our provincial MLA’s do for their constituencies.
In my first semester of the education program at the Werklund School of Education, we were tasked with creating a photo essay to explain our thoughts at the time to the what teaching is and what teaching meant to us. This Photo Essay was my end result.