Ideas for Teaching Journalism Skills
Your Name: Elizabeth Ramos
Introductory Text: My students tend to respond better to literature that is compelling. Greek Mythology introduces many real life concepts in an extraordinary way. In this booklist, you will find resources I use when teaching the principles of journalism through the guise of Greek mythology.
Greek Myth Mini-Books: Adorable Reproducible Patterns With Engaging
Writing Prompts by Sherry Girard
Classroom Tip: Use these mini-books to activate prior knowledge of these stories that may have been introduced in previous grades. My students enjoy coloring the illustrations too!
Graphic Organizers for Reading, Writing, & More by
Karen Bromley, Linda Irwin-Devtis & Marcia Modlo
Classroom Tip: Use "The Big Question" to help students complete the six principles of newspaper writing.
Greece: A Complete Resource by Sean Stewart Price
Classroom Tip: Use the map included in the book and post it on a bulletin board.
Book Guides: Favorite Greek Myths by Mary Pope Osborne
Classroom Tip: Use the writing activities to enhance the newspaper article lesson.