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  ConVal High School
    Journalism
    Mr. O'Leary

    The ConVal High School Community is dedicated to learning, thinking and  growing.

Syllabus

 

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Links

Quia Site

Class Information
( html | pdf )

Story Request
( html | pdf )

Online Story Request

Story Summision Form

Quoting Form
( html | pdf )


Interview Form
( html | pdf )

News Basics
( html | pdf )

Story Standards
( html | pdf )

Summary Form
( html | pdf )

ADP Cover
( html | pdf )

Participation Form
( html | pdf )

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( html | pdf )

 

 

"A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier. "

" I believe it is better to tell the truth than to lie. I believe that it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe that it is better to know than to be ignorant."

H.L.Mencken

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Plans for the Week

 

 

 

 

Aug 27-29
 
Wednesday
  Introduction to the class; introduction to news stories; news basics; quotes; first story: Assembly story
Assignment:
Write a story on the information on the gas station robbery  ( html | pdf ). Download Wray Story and bring to class on Tuesday ( html | pdf ) . Download and bring to class Quoting Worksheet I ( html | pdf ) 
   
 Thursday 
  Sharing of gas station stories; fact versus bias; Wray story activity; Quoting exercise
Assignment:  Write a story on the information on the campus robbery ( html | pdf )
   
Friday
  Sharing of stories; quotes review; news brainstorm; Headlines
Assignment: Write a story on the information on the museum robbery story ( html | pdf )